Stories tagged: "virginia"

LOVEwork at Peaks of Otter Winery
The 10 Coolest LOVEworks Signs Across Virginia

LOVEworks signs are sprinkled across Virginia as part of a statewide program that's designed to promote travel throughout the commonwealth.

No wide-scale election fraud has been found, but that hasn't stopped the claims.
New Poll: Voters Support Jan. 6 Hearings, but Worry Trump Republicans Will Promote Violence

The findings come as the US House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack will hold the first of six public hearings Thursday night in primetime. Sixty-five percent of voters support the House investigation, while only 28% oppose it, according to a new Courier Newsroom/Data for Progress poll. Nearly 18 months after supporters of former President...

Science Or Sci-fi?: The Debate Over Masking Children

The list in Executive Order Two is long and comprehensive, one big problem persists: the concerns raised by the EO do not appear to be consistent with scientific evidence.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, gestures during an interview in his office at the Capitol Tuesday Feb. 15, 2022, in Richmond, Va. Youngkin was inaugurated one month ago. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Poll: Virginia’s Voters Mixed on Youngkin’s First Month in Office

According to the latest “State of the Commonwealth” poll from the Wason Center for Civic Leadership at Christopher Newport University, Virginia’s voters have more negative things to say about his first month in office.

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‘Coups Don’t Always Happen the First Time’: Why the Next Version of Jan. 6 Could Succeed

To better understand the events of Jan. 6 and the threats facing the US, we spoke to Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington.

A row of drums lined up with Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade livery on them
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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Check This Out: Your Favorite Local Library Could Soon Get an Upgrade

Soon, libraries across the country will receive a financial boost geared toward continuing their vast efforts to support their local communities, all thanks to the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.