With a budget axe threatening, Virginia farm interests are hoping to protect their turf as Congress begins to hash out the details of the next Farm bill. Federal payments to farmers continue to be an attractive target for budget hawks. Sara Sciammacco reports from Capitol Hill.
Virginia’s challenge to federal health-care reform appears to be on the fast track to the US Supreme Court, following yesterday’s hearing before a US District Judge in Richmond. Charles Fishburne reports.
There may be a significant breakthrough in the case of a Virginia Tech student, whose remains were found on an Albermarle County Farm, three months after she disappeared from a rock concert at UVA. Charles Fishburne reports.
Chesterfield County will construct a fence with locked gates around the Cloverleaf Mall Property next week because of vandalism and trash dumping. But as Charles Fishburne reports, the county still has hopes it will eventually emerge as a multi-million dollar retail and residential center.
Three years ago, several free clinics and safety net organizations asked the Richmond Academy of Medicine for help. They needed to recruit doctors who would volunteer to provide specialty care for people without health insurance.
The first 70 mile-an-hour speed limit in Virginia goes into effect today on a section of Interstate 295, but as Charles Fishburne reports, higher limits could come to hundreds of miles of Virginia interstates.