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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – As coronavirus cases continue to drop, the push to get shots to the unvaccinated is growing stronger. One segment of the population the state is really beginning to focus on is young people. Health officials say there’s not as much demand from teens and young adults to get vaccinated as they’d …

In a statement, Mr. McAuliffe compared Mr. Youngkin to other Republicans who “fawn all over Donald Trump” and “fully embrace his extreme, right-wing agenda,” adding, “Now, Glenn Youngkin has paid enough to purchase the Republican gubernatorial nomination so he can run Donald Trump’s dangerous playbook here in Virginia.” Republicans have not won a statewide election …

Health informatics is among the fastest-growing undergraduate degrees in the U.S. The George Mason University College of Health and Human Services is proud to announce the launch of the first stand-alone Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics degree in Virginia. The degree integrates health sciences, information technology, computer science, data science, and behavioral science. This …

Cabell County and its county seat the City of Huntington say the three co-defendants — McKesson Corporation, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health — created a public nuisance with the ongoing opioid epidemic by failing to monitor, divert and report suspicious orders under the Controlled Substances Act. Between 2006 and 2014, the three companies distributed a combined …

RICHMOND, Va. — Offering both vegan and traditional menu items, one Richmond based food truck is guaranteeing a delicious bite no matter what side of the menu you choose. Started by Richmond native Henry Fletcher on November 15, 2020, 1115 Mobile Kitchen was born. Traveling from skate parks to music festivals pre-pandemic, Fletcher often found …

The state of Virginia recently enacted a law banning local law enforcement and campus police departments from using facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technology is defined as an “electronic system for enrolling, capturing, extracting, comparing, and matching an individual’s geometric facial data to identify individuals in photos, videos, or real time.” The law states that …

“When you look at the amount of technology-based companies around here like Newport News Shipbuilding, Canon, Jefferson Lab, NASA and all of the companies that support those large companies, there are a lot of STEM-related occupations in the area that pay very well,” Smith said. “The idea is to spark the interest in the kids …

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A joint program between Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College in aviation maintenance is breaking ground. The Herald-Dispatch reports the program is a collaboration with the Huntington Tri-State Airport, where an existing hangar and an armory are being renovated. Creating classroom and laboratory spaces is expected to cost about $2.7 …

Police discovered at least eight shooting victims at “the original crime scene” near 20th Street and Atlantic Avenue when they arrived shortly after 11 p.m. Friday night, Virginia Beach Police Chief Paul Neudigate told a press briefing. While police were investigating the first crime scene, shots were fired about a block away near 20th Street …

Raphael “Rafe” Snell, instructor for the academy, said students have learned technical writing, science, math and engineering components in the program since it was introduced at the start of the 2019-20 school year. “This class has an emphasis on aviation but is really about problem-solving from an engineering design standpoint: Taking and looking at a …