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Did arena developers pay people to hold signs at a Richmond City Council meeting?

Virginia GOP’s promised gun-law study yields three-page report that makes no recommendations

A slot machine showdown in Chesterfield parking lot highlights legal uncertainty

Poll: Democrats have edge in competitive Senate districts

5 ways health care is shaping the debate in this year’s General Assembly election

National Park Service renames Stonewall Jackson Shrine

Poll: Support for legal marijuana spikes in Virginia

Most public defenders in Richmond make less than a secretary in the prosecutor’s office. They want a raise

Northam’s approval rating climbs

Poll: Biden favorite among Va. voters, but Warren, Sanders and Harris all lead Trump

Virginia rolls out new fleet to take mentally ill to psychiatric hospitals

Bingo games struggling to hang on in Va.

Virginia Lottery says it’s on track to lose $140 million this year to ‘skill games’

Virginia hospitals oppose plan to stop some surprise medical bills

Roadside exhaust sniffers caught almost 900 vehicles in Northern Va. last year

Why a Virginia Democrat says he launched a political fundraiser off of a mass shooting that was still unfolding

Hemp is legal. Marijuana isn’t. State forensic scientists say soon they’ll have tests to tell the two apart

‘It’s just so rampant’: Therapist fined for issuing fake emotional support animal certification

Nearly $71 million wagered last month at Colonial Downs’ new casinos

Primary Tuesday: Fight over guns, upsets to watch, a potential for a comeback

Next year, Virginia’s $100M bridge to nowhere will finally connect to a road

Landlord’s response to tenant complaint: ‘You’re just another dumbass n––––– I got to go to court with’

State Supreme Court may decide if prosecutors can stop pursuing marijuana cases

Amazon’s plans for Virginia sparks renewed interest in affordable housing

How will 627,000 drivers with suspended licenses get their privileges back under new law? Automatically

Many doctors steering clear of Virginia’s medical marijuana program

Virginia is pursuing universal broadband coverage

Virginia farmers see hemp grown for CBD as major cash crop

‘We’re pretty pleased': Northam’s work to bolster racial equity praised

Conservative southwest Virginia city turns to marijuana, casinos for jobs