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Little appetite for Manchin permitting bill in congressional lame-duck session - Virginia Mercury

Among the items on Congress’ 2022 to-do list: Sen. Joe Manchin’s proposal to speed up the federal government’s permitting process.

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Mass shooting at Chesapeake Walmart kills seven and more Va. headlines - Virginia Mercury

Mass shooting at Chesapeake Walmart kills seven and more of today's headlines from around Virginia

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After Chesapeake, UVA shootings, Youngkin to propose mental health agenda - Virginia Mercury

Following a second mass shooting in as many weeks in Virginia, Youngkin said he will propose legislation to bolster mental health resources.

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Up in the air, down on the ground and in between: loads of thankfulness - Virginia Mercury

Roger Chesley's annual collection of items to make you smile, appreciate our commonwealth even more and spotlight overlooked events.

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Dominion wants Wise County coal plant to stay as is - Virginia Mercury

A Dominion report finds the largely coal-fired VCHEC is economically viable, but critics say it fails to prove the benefits justify continued operation.

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Richmond’s Pulse has been a surprise success. Other cities and states are taking notice. - Virginia Mercury

Richmond's bus rapid transit service The Pulse is catching attention from across the country after only a few years of operation.

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Albemarle court rejects earned sentence credit challenge - Virginia Mercury

The case is one of two the Virginia ACLU is bringing against corrections officials over their interpretation of changes to sentencing reforms.

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First Black superintendent of VMI faces backlash and more Va. headlines - Virginia Mercury

First Black superintendent of VMI faces backlash and more of today's headlines from around Virginia

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Tribes awarded state grants for the first time to conserve Va. forestland - Virginia Mercury

The Upper Mattaponi and Rappahannock received grants directly from a state conservation fund to acquire and preserve forestlands for the first time.

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State Corporation Commission weighs new offshore wind settlement - Virginia Mercury

Regulators are considering whether a new agreement over Dominion's offshore wind project is better for ratepayers than a prior plan.