Stories tagged: "State"

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From a Natural Bridge to a Giant Swamp: Here Are 5 of Virginia’s Coolest Natural Wonders

Virginia is home to 66 dedicated natural preserves and 41 state parks with something for everyone. Here’s a look at five natural sites to stretch your legs and explore. 

Contributed photo, with Dr. Jill Cottel in the center
Free Virtual Urgent Care Now Available Throughout The Commonwealth

The introduction of the Lackey Virtual Urgent Care option eliminated many barriers to accessing healthcare, by offering free care and taking away the need for transportation to get to a visit.

Photo Credit: The Office of Donald McEachin
Six Feet Under: Rep. Donald McEachin Aims To Resurrect Black Cemeteries From Oblivion

The African American Burial Grounds Preservation Act would establish a National Park Service program aimed toward preserving Black cemeteries. 

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The RGGI and Virginia: How An Exit Could Spell Disaster For Virginians

Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin announced his intention to pull Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a multi-state effort to reduce air pollution.

VCU union members march to raise awareness for their demands
VCU Workers Claim They’ve Been Penalized For Unionizing

RICHMOND-Adjunct members of the new VCU workers union claim they’re being targeted through cuts in pay and fewer working hours.

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For April 28

ROANOKE-Virginia stays the same in Congress, the minimum wage will go up on Monday, schools are headed back to class and we dive into the American Revolution.

VCU union members march to raise awareness for their demands
VCU Faculty, Staff And Student Workers Form a ‘Wall-To-Wall Union’

RICHMOND-Workers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), the second-largest public university in the Commonwealth, are organizing a “wall-to-wall labor union” to represent faculty, staff, and student workers.