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Virginia can be thankful for lowest gas prices in 5 years

As drivers begin the pre-Thanksgiving preparation for trips home to see family and friends, they can be thankful for dropping prices at the pump.

Construction begins for Amtrak service to Roanoke

Amtrak service to Roanoke will be an extension of the successful Northeast Regional train from Lynchburg and is anticipated to start in 2017.

CDC, CBP implements new layers of screening at airports

Washington-Dulles airport in Northern Virginia is among five U.S. airports that have new layers of entry screening because they receive over 94 percent of travelers from the Ebola-affected nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

AAA: Summer gas prices may have peaked

All the telltale signs, tea leaves, gut-feelings and educated-guesses market watchers and energy analysts hazard to use point that way, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Memorial Day safety: VSP encourages motorists to follow laws

In an effort to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and deaths over the Memorial Day weekend, VSP will once again be stepping up patrols as part of the annual Operation C.A.R.E., (Combined Accident Reduction Effort), which begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, ...

Upcoming 100-mile endurance ride featured

“This truly is a sport for young and old, and one in which entire families can take part,” said Mary Howell. “We hope to make readers aware that Virginia is home to several world-famous endurance competitors as well as site ...

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.

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