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Hampton University Marching Force to Dazzle at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Hampton University Marching Force will be bringing their spirited style to New York City in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Director of University Bands, Dr. Thomas L. Jones, Jr., has taken Hampton’s students across the globe to showcase their talents and experience new cultures over the years.  “My mind is that we can...

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How a Ballot Becomes a Vote in Virginia

All the steps you never knew about when it comes to getting your ballot, making sure it's properly counted, and auditing the results.

The Women Running (for) Virignia: Candi King
The Women Running (for) Virginia: Candi King

King won her first election just months ago. She's back again for more.

Del. Hala Ayala
Del. Haya Ayala Uses Her Past to Make History in Virginia

Ayala wouldn't just be the first woman to be Virginia's lieutenant governor. She also wants to be the voice at the table that's seen how the government can help Virginians thrive.

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Virginia Teachers Finally Got a Raise. Whether That Happens Again Depends on Who Wins in November.

Teachers in the state remain some of the worst-paid in the country. We look at how different candidates for governor plan to address that.

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Virginia’s Hispanic Population Grew at Record Rates. But The Census Could Still Be Off.

Experts caution the data may still be undercounting the state's Hispanic population. That matters when it comes to policy and public funding.

The Women Running for Virginia: Princess Blanding
The Women Running for Virginia: Princess Blanding

The Liberation Party candidate for governor is a longtime educator who has advocated for equal justice under the law (and more.)