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District 10 Senate race public forum takes place Tuesday evening

Candidates Gecker, Sturtevant, Loser, and Durfee will all participate in the forum.

Speaker Howell kills controversial redistricting plan

Wednesday, House Speaker Howell killed a controversial redistricting bill that earned national attention.

Rev. Al Sharpton will be a VUU commencement speaker

Al Sharpton will be one of Virginia Union University’s commencement speakers at an event next month.

“This road brought to you by…”: Virginia considering selling rights for street names

Virginia lawmakers are considering selling the rights to street names in the hopes of increasing revenue. Virginia’s Department of Transportation, amid budget cuts, might soon be looking to companies and corporations to pay for their namesake on public streets. Could Starbucks Lane, McDonald’s Boulevard, or Toyota Avenue be in the state’s future?