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Governor McAuliffe creates Zika virus task force

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the creation of a statewide task force to guide preparedness initiatives related to Zika virus.

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VCU, partners receive $5.7 million to continue study of clinical depression

VCU is part of a research team that has received a Wellcome Trust grant to uncover the underlying biological processes that cause major depressive disorder.


Governor McAuliffe announces $50 million DOJ award for crime victim services

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Virginia has been awarded more than $50 million in federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funds from the Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).

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Governor McAuliffe statement on redistricting special session

Governor Terry McAuliffe issued the following statement as the General Assembly begins preparation for a special session on redistricting starting Monday, August 17th:

House of Delegates to begin redistricting process

The Virginia House of Delegates will begin the redistricting process by holding a meeting of the Reapportionment Joint Committee and a public hearing on Monday, August 17.

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Bowie Baysox make it two in a row over Richmond

The Baysox (65-49) utilized a five-run sixth inning to break through against Squirrels starting pitcher Matt Gage in a 5-1 win over Richmond (58-57) on Tuesday night at Prince George’s Stadium.

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Bob McDonnell down to his last strike

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals turned down the request of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to have the entire court reconsider the appeal of his conviction on public corruption charges, leaving him one avenue – the U.S. Supreme Court.

Governor McAuliffe announces across-the-board improvement on SOLs

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that student scores on the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests have improved significantly since last year.


James River Writers Presents: Writing Virginia into Your Fiction

For its August Writing Show, James River Writers travels the Commonwealth in search of stories short and long.

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Baysox pound Richmond: Squirrels fall, 11-3

Bowie Baysox first baseman Trey Mancini drove home four runs to lead the Baysox in an 11-3 rout over the Squirrels on Monday night at Prince George’s Stadium.


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