Northam proposes $22M to improve maternal health outcomes

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that his budget proposal will include about $22 million for efforts to improve health outcomes for mothers and...
A recent amendment to a Hampton City Code could soon require the Pet World location there resign from the puppy selling business in 2020. In...
Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (D-VA) spoke at U.S. Capitol reception on Monday celebrating passage of bipartisan legislation to award Congressional Gold Medals to...
This holiday season, officials at the Hampton National Cemetery are inviting the community to remember the fallen on “National Wreaths Across America Day.” Melissa Kearns, director of Hampton...

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