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FILE- In this July 10, 2018, file photo bottles of medicine ride on a belt at a mail-in pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J. Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Helping Hands: Richmond Nonprofit Connects Clinics With Needed Medicine

RICHMOND - Ever walked away from the pharmacy without the medication prescribed to you?

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the Colonial Early Education Program at the Colwyck Training Center, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Will Biden’s Free College Plan Pay for Itself? Georgetown Report Says Yes

WASHINGTON-Joe Biden’s Free College proposal pays for itself within a decade.

The moon rises over the Virginia state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
So What Actually Got Approved in Virginia’s New Budget?

RICHMOND — Virginia lawmakers all but wrapped up a special legislative session Friday by approving a new state budget.

Evictions Set To Explode in Virginia
Virginia’s Utility Bill Freeze Just Ended. This Could Make The Eviction Problem Worse.

CHARLOTTESVILLE- More than 8,000 Virginians have been evicted from their homes since June 22.

Hampton Roads hit hard by COVID-19
Report: Virus Unwinds Many of Hampton Roads’ Economic Gains

NORFOLK — COVID-19 set Hampton Roads' economy back a decade.

After the September flood, Diana and Vinay Oberoi's basement filled with water.
One Month Later, Alexandria Residents Still Searching for Flood Protection

ALEXANDRIA - Diana and Vinay Oberoi were excited to move in 2018. Now they're cleaning up flood damage for the third time.

The 100 Mile Yard Sale kicked off on Thursday. Event organizers encouraged pandemic safety precautions, physically distancing booths. Photo by Amie Knowles.
A 100-Mile Impact: COVID-19 Changes Annual Yard Sale Tradition

ALTAVISTA-How do you hold a yard sale in the middle of a pandemic?