Warnings multiply against Easter holiday travel as coronavirus outbreaks flatten in places

A spike in deaths in Britain and New York and surges of reported new infections in Japan and in India's congested cities make it clear that the battle is far from over.
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  NYC virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping toll for 9/11 attacks

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said that if Americans continue to practice social distancing for the rest of April, "we will be able to get back to some sense of normalcy."

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Virginia police department gets puppy in memory of officer

Virginia school district prints face masks for healthcare workers

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Four teens arrested following police chase

Four teenagers have been arrested following a police chase on Wednesday afternoon.
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83 residents at Calif. nursing home hit by coronavirus evacuated after staff fails to show for work

After staff at the 90-bed facility didn’t show up for work two days in a row, the patients had to be moved to other healthcare locations in the county.

What to do with those vacation plans

  VCU basketball rallies around former Ram Tillman, who lost father

450 CarMax employees in Virginia being furloughed; 15,500 nationwide

  Places of worship looking for other ways to celebrate traditional Passover, Easter services

Senior community holds parade to lift residents’ spirits

UVA researchers make key discovery that could lead to treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS, and other diseases

Louisa County quilter makes masks for those in need

Virginians can soon order mixed drinks to-go

  • Coronavirus

  Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions

Even as coronavirus deaths continue to mount across Europe, New York and other hot spots, the U.S. and other governments are slowly beginning to envision an exit strategy.

SPORTS

  VCU basketball rallies around former Ram Tillman, who lost father

Grandpa of UVA National Champ, Kyle Guy, dies from COVID-19

Guy said on his Twitter page Saturday, that his grandfather had died Friday night.

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4 employees test positive for COVID-19 at Virginia Boar’s Head facility

Prince George police make more than 45 drug-related arrests during first part of year

Resident at nursing center tests positive for COVID-19

Va. wildlife officials remind visitors to be aware of turkey hunters on state game lands

The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is reminding visitors to Wildlife Management Areas to be aware of the start of Spring Turkey Season on Saturday, April 11.
  • National Politics

  Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign after disappointing primary results, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden as the likely Democratic nominee.

  Gov. Northam: PPE shortage, lack of testing to blame for outbreaks at long-term care facilities

  Veterinarian offices change pet appointment protocols due to COVID-19

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Kroger employee tests positive for COVID-19