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From Going Nowhere To Becoming Law: How Virginia Made History On Guns

Less than one year after the Virginia Beach mass shooting, Virginia passes a comprehensive package of gun safety legislation.

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Dogwood Daily: Prepping for Coronavirus in Virginia

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood Daily. We’ve got a round-up of all of today’s Virginia news coming right up. But first… Curious just how much weight Virginia’s votes will carry on Super Tuesday? VPM spoke with political analyst Bob Holsworth about Virginia’s role in the upcoming primary. Five things you need to know today …...

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Dogwood Daily: Previously-rejected gun safety bills pass Senate

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood Daily. We’ve got a round-up of all of today’s Virginia news coming right up. But first… So long, winter. You can anticipate some wintery conditions in Virginia coming up this weekend but after that, meteorologists say we can expect reasonably warm weather from there on out. Five things you need...

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What Collective Bargaining Would Mean For Virginia’s Public Sector Employees

The Commonwealth is one of only three states that don’t allow collective bargaining for public sector employees. Public sector employees in Virginia could soon gain collective bargaining rights. In a move that would affect teachers, firefighters and police officers, legislation granting public sector employees expanded bargaining rights has passed the House and is under consideration...

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Dogwood Daily: It’s not a popularity contest (for now)

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood Daily. We’ve got a round-up of all of today’s Virginia news coming right up. But first… Railroads play a key role in Roanoke’s history as a city. The Roanoke Times has a great series of vintage photos featuring Roanoke’s railroad past. Five things you need to know today … It’s...

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Dogwood Daily: Sniper drops Supreme Court case against Virginia

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood Daily. We’ve got a round-up of all of today’s Virginia news coming right up. But first… Poor guys! Four bald eagles are currently recovering from lead poisoning in Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in Boyce, Virginia. The center encourages hunters to stop using lead ammunition when hunting, as that’s what causes...

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Dogwood Daily: Legislators reach agreement on "Red flag" law

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood Daily. We’ve got a round-up of all of today’s Virginia news coming right up. But first… The fate of Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline now rests with the U.S. Supreme Court. The court began hearing arguments today that would ultimately decide if the pipeline’s construction can go proceed. The debate hinges...