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CBP to hire and assign additional agents to Dulles

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will hire, train and assign an additional 40 customs officers to Virginia’s Dulles International Airport to process arriving international passengers and help alleviate some of the long lines that travelers frequently experienced at Dulles.

New law establishes Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission

Comprised of locally elected officials, the commission will have the organizational structure and leadership in place to determine how new regional money - $200 million annually - will be invested in transportation projects. The new funding is part of the ...

Don't press your luck and designate a sober driver

Last year, 267 souls were lost in Virginia because someone made the decision to drive while intoxicated, according to crash data provided by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Likewise, Saint Patrick’s Weekend last year (Friday, March 15, 2013 ...

Richmond 2015 unveils courses

Some of Central Virginia’s most iconic views – from Monument Avenue to Libby Hill – will be on display for the world to see when top cyclists from around the globe descend on Richmond to compete in the 2015 UCI ...

McAuliffe: Initial toll rates will be cut in half for HR tunnel projects

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced that initial tolls on the Midtown/Downtown tunnels in Hampton Roads will be lowered by half the level expected, with tolling beginning Feb. 1. Toll rates, overall, will remain lower than what was originally planned for ...

Holiday season may be dangerous for motorists

Busy roadways full of holiday travelers headed out to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones, will be the norm this week and next. More than 2.7 million Virginia residents are embarking on their Christmas time road trips, according to ...

State police seek tips in October I-95 shooting

Special Agents with the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation Richmond Field Office are asking for the public’s assistance in an ongoing investigation into an incident that severely injured a Pennsylvania couple Oct. 10, on Interstate 95. Extensive analysis ...

Drive safe during forecasted Thanksgiving storm

Virginia State Police Troopers will be working throughout this storm and through the holiday weekend with increased patrols and traffic enforcement efforts in order to prevent traffic deaths and injuries as part of the state police’s participation in Operation C.A.R.E ...

Virginia parks to offer special activities for Veterans Day

Over the holiday weekend, Virginia State Parks will also present special nature and history programs, flag retirement ceremonies, and other events to honor veterans and their families.

Sports Backers to educate on community walk/bike/jog along Floyd

Residents of the Fan, Museum District, and Uptown are invited to join their neighbors outside for a morning walk, bike ride or jog along Floyd Ave to discuss what the project might look like and compare ideas. The mobile open ...

Norfolk plans light rail extension to Naval Station

Community members are planning the future of a light-rail line to the Norfolk Naval Station.

WWII aircraft comes to Chesapeake

A rare piece of World War II history has made a pit stop in Chesapeake. One of the remaining 13 flyable Boeing B-17 bombers is at the Chesapeake Regional Airport and will be available for public rides and tours.

Virginia sets new tourism record

Visitors to Virginia generated $21.2 billion in revenue from tourism in 2012, a four percent increase over 2011 and a new record high for the commonwealth.

The dog days of August portend the deadliest days on highways

Don’t look now (then again, perhaps you should) but tomorrow, August 3, is one of the ten deadliest days of the year on the nation’s highways and byways, advises AAA Mid-Atlantic.

New traffic safety laws effective July 1

Motorists in Virginia who text behind- the-wheel, teen drivers, and moped operators are required to adhere to new traffic safety laws as of July 1; that includes the nearly 970,000 who are expected to hit Virginia roads for the upcoming ...

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