Posted: 03/13/2014 - Americans spent an all-time high of $55.7 billion on their pets in 2013, and spending will likely creep close to $60 billion this year.
Updated: 03/13/2014 - Officials say Wednesday night's winds disrupted communication services with Charlottesville Area Transit's (CAT) automatic vehicle locator radio towers. Service was restored shortly before 11:30 a.m. today.
Posted: 03/13/2014 - Virginia is proposing the development of wind turbines 24 miles off the coast to smooth the way for the development of one of the nation's first Atlantic wind farms.
Posted: 03/13/2014 - Virginia Military Institute is seeking descendants of cadets who fought at the Civil War Battle of New Market.
Posted: 03/13/2014 - Two state agencies have formally joined forces to run a program that helps match Virginia veterans with employers.
Updated: 03/13/2014 - On Wednesday evening, supervisors approved a proposed budget for next fiscal year. The budget includes some adjustments to the county executive's recommended $349 million budget, such as adding two more police officers, more money for public transportation, and giving schools an additional $3.4 million to help close their budget shortfall.
Posted: 03/13/2014 - There has been a drastic change in temperature this week in Central Virginia, but the weather headline Wednesday was all about the wind. The gusts have knocked out power to hundreds of people in the area and the National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch until Thursday afternoon.
Posted: 03/12/2014 - On Thursday, President Obama will order the Labor Department to require businesses to pay more in overtime wages to certain kinds of workers -- workers currently classified as executive or managerial employees.
Posted: 03/12/2014 - Virginia House Republican leaders say the momentum is in their favor in the current battle with Governor McAuliffe and Democratic lawmakers over whether to expand Medicaid eligibility.
Updated: 03/12/2014 - An explosion has leveled a New York City apartment building, killing one person and injuring 15 others.
Posted: 03/12/2014 - Virginia is meeting federal projections for enrollment in the Obama administration's health care program but still has a ways to go to reach the final target on March 31.
Posted: 03/12/2014 - Virginia families have until the end of the month to enroll in the state's prepaid college tuition program for this year.