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After Trump Comments, Some Virginia Pharmacies Say They Can't Get Malaria Medication

Pharmacies throughout the Commonwealth say they are having a tough time coming across the drug chloroquine, which is commonly used to fight malaria. It was recently mentioned by President Donald Trump as a potential “game changer” to treat the novel coronavirus, despite only anecdotal evidence backing that claim up. After Trump’s comments, the Wall Street...

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COVID-19 Shopping: The Stores Giving Seniors Their Own Time to Shop During Coronavirus Crisis

With the novel coronavirus spreading throughout Virginia, senior citizens have a higher risk of becoming seriously ill and dying from the virus. In order to help those shoppers, these Virginia grocery stores are creating special hours for seniors to shop.  Local Grocers and Markets Richmond Farms and Fresh Market- Richmond, Va.  Richmond Farms and Fresh...

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Virginia Could Take Away Teachers' Pay Raise Due to Coronavirus

Pandemic could lead to a drop of $1 billion or more in expected state revenue Virginia lawmakers passed a budget earlier this month that would give teachers and state employees raises and bonuses — a win for public sector workers who said they’d suffered too many years of stagnant pay since the Great Recession. The...

Virginia State Sen. Mamie Locke, D-Hampton, left, confers with House speaker, Eileen Filler-Corn, right, along with House clerk, Suzette Denslow, center, during a joint session of the House and Senate Rules Committees at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. The committee passed rules restricting gun access to the State buildings. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Virginia Passed Gun Safety Laws Just in Time For Record Breaking Sales Prompted by Coronavirus

The laws are awaiting the governor’s signature, with a deadline of April 11. In addition to emptying shelves of toilet paper and canned goods to hunker down during the coronavirus pandemic, Virginians are also stocking up on firearms, just weeks after the General Assembly passed historic gun safety legislation in the state. There has been...

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Students Are Returning to Liberty University Despite Global Pandemic

Over 1,000 Liberty University students have returned to the Lynchburg campus RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials in Lynchburg, Virginia, were fielding complaints Tuesday about the hundreds of students that have returned from their spring break to Liberty University, where President Jerry Falwell Jr. has welcomed them back amid the coronavirus pandemic. “We could not be...

A 17-year-old who asked not to be named wears a yellow hazmat suit, gas mask, boots, and gloves as he walks with his family, from Gaithersburg, Md., under cherry blossom trees in full bloom along the tidal basin, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Washington. "I'm not worried for me since I'm young," says the 17-year-old, "I'm wearing this in case I come into contact with anyone who is older so that I won't be a threat to them." He plans to wear his protective outfit for coronavirus each time he leaves the house. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
It’s Getting ‘Weirder and Weirder’ Trying to Keep People Away From Cherry Blossoms

Officials had to close Metro stations and roads to keep people from looking at the trees that line the Tidal Basin WASHINGTON (AP) — As signature cherry blossom trees go through peak bloom in the nation’s capital, officials in the District of Columbia are resorting to mass street closures to keep large crowds away in...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, front, gestures during a news conference as House speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, right, and Secretary of Public safety Brian Moran, left, look on. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Governor: Adjust to Reality of 'Months, Not Weeks' of Staying Home

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Sunday offered a sobering timeline of efforts to diminish the intensity of the coronavirus outbreak, warning that life as we’ve known it will be disrupted “for a long time.” Virginia health officials on Sunday night announced three more deaths related to the COVID-19 virus, bringing the state’s...