Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:12 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:12:22 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Commonwealth University is getting grant money to study new ways to treat nicotine dependence. The Richmond school says it has received a multi-year grant totaling moreMore >>
Virginia Commonwealth University is getting grant money to study new ways to treat nicotine dependence.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:04 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:04:28 GMT
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Two men will each spend 30 days in jail for wearing clown masks in a Virginia Beach theater and scaring patrons. Blake Newton and Jamar K. Washington had each pleaded guiltyMore >>
Two men will each spend 30 days in jail for wearing clown masks in a Virginia Beach theater and scaring patrons.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:59 AM EDT2013-06-19 12:59:23 GMT
Destruction in Moore, Oklahoma following the May 20 tornado.
RICHMOND, VA—An upcoming concert will allow Richmonders to enjoy music from local artists, all while helping aid the victims of the Moore and Shawnee, Oklahoma tornadoes. A benefit concert called RVAMore >>
A Wednesday benefit concert will allow Richmonders to enjoy music from local artists, all while helping aid the victims of the Moore and Shawnee, Oklahoma tornadoes.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:58 AM EDT2013-06-19 12:58:07 GMT
STONY VREEK, VA--State Police are assisting authorities in Sussex County as they search for a man who fled into the woods Tuesday afternoon. It happened along the 1600 block of Blue Star Highway near theMore >>
A Sussex County manhunt enters day two as officers continue to search for a man who escaped police capture following a traffic stop Tuesday.More >>
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's jobless rate fell slightly in November for the second consecutive month.
The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 5.6 percent last month, down from 5.7 percent in October and 6.2 percent a year ago. In November, the number of people who reported working exceeded the number of unemployed Virginians, which expanded the labor force.
Virginia's unemployment rate has been trending down since January 2010, when joblessness peaked at 7.3 percent. It had fallen to a three-year low earlier this year and increased during June and July in a pattern similar to last year. The rate fell in October after remaining steady for three consecutive months.
The rate is still below the national average, which fell to 7.7 percent in November.
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