A bill that would raise the federal minimum age for sale of tobacco products to 21 passed a Senate committee Wednesday. It features amendments that have quieted some criticisms from health advocates.
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The non-profit group Housing Virginia presented new findings on housing in rural areas on Wednesday. As WCVE intern Patrick Larsen reports, they told lawmakers that there is a shortage of affordable homes for an aging population.
Petersburg city leaders celebrated the reopening of a chemical plant Monday. They’re hoping it will help a city that is struggling with high unemployment. WCVE intern Patrick Larsen reports.
Should cornbread be sweet, savory or spicy? Richmond middle school students at the Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater Fulton tackled the question for their entry into the inaugural NPR Student Podcast Challenge, which received nearly 6,000 entries from around the country.
Richmond school board members are set to vote tonight about whether or not to renew a contract with the for-profit company Camelot Education.
An ongoing transcript audit is impacting the number of Richmond seniors likely to graduate this June. WCVE intern Brianna Scott reports.
In a sea of red t-shirts, educators from across Virginia rallied in downtown Richmond. Delegates gathered for the 134th Virginia Education Association Convention to call for more education funding, including teacher pay.
Community advocates invited Virginia lawmakers to Art 180 over the weekend to see an exhibit made by incarcerated youth and discuss school safety policy reforms.
Survivors have used the Heal Charlottesville Fund to help pay for housing, transportation and medical costs. Friday night’s event was held to raise more money to support their needs.
Fifteen months after the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, victims of the car attack are still dealing with physical and mental injuries.
Five survivors spoke about their experiences in front of a group of supporters at First United Methodist Church.