Photo courtesy Gov. McAuliffe's Office.

Va. Senate holds budget hearings

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Advocates and opponents of expanding Medicaid in Virginia revisited familiar arguments Tuesday at a lengthy public hearing over Gov. Terry McAu…

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, left, introduces Steve Staples as the Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction during a news conference at the state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, March 31, 2014. Staples will replace superintendent Pat Wright who announced her retirement earlier this month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Steve Staples named Va. schools superintendent

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has picked Steve Staples to be the next state superintendent of public instruction.

McAuliffe announced Monday he’s …

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No immediate US tsunami threat from Chile quake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. officials say they’ve found no threat of a tsunami along the coasts of Alaska, California, Oregon or Washington after a major earthquake …

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Police pursuit suspect still on the loose

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake Police say the suspect in a police pursuit that crossed the Norfolk City line Tuesday evening has been identified, but they …

Truck flips over on Newtown Road

Truck flips off I-264

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A truck overturned off I-264 in Virginia Beach Tuesday evening.

Virginia State Police dispatchers confirmed the single-vehicle

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Weather changes lead to pollen problems

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – Spring has officially been around for two weeks, but because of Mother Nature’s indecision between winter weather and spring s…

Budget shortfall prompts layoffs at ECSU

ECSU announces budget shortfall, layoffs

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) – Elizabeth City State University will have to cut employees after a $4 million budget shortfall.

Administrators said Tuesday 34 …