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WDBJ7 ReporterThe debate over transportation funding has overshadowed other proposals during the final days of the General Assembly session. But other issues, including education reform, are coming into focus. Thursday in the State Senate, a forceful debate over...
Nearly four dozen people -- including several locals -- have been named to a Virginia panel reviewing school policies and procedures. The panel will also review funding and resource challenges, to ensure the safety of students and educators. Gov. Bob...
WDBJ 7 Anchor/ReporterThe earth moved in again in Louisa, Virginia, but this time it was just another aftershock. The U.S. Geolocical Survey says a 2.0 magnitude earthquake hit Louisa yesterday. That is the same area a 5.8 quake shook much of the east coast back in August,...
Tags: Natural Disasters
Dominion Virginia Power says a nuclear reactor at its North Anna power station is back in service after a faulty electronic circuit card that caused it to shut down. Unit 2 at the Louisa County plant tripped automatically shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday....
Dominion Virginia Power is investigating what caused one of the two nuclear reactors at its North Anna power station to automatically shut down on Wednesday. A report filed with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Unit 2 at the Louisa County...
Louisa County officials are preparing to break ground for a new elementary school that will replace one severely damaged by the 2011 earthquake. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is scheduled for 4:30 p.m....
Tags: Schools, Elementary Schools, FEMA
Earthquakes: Learn how to protect home and family through Virginia's Emergency Management DepartmentThe ground starts shaking – it’s an earthquake! What do you do? Drop, Cover and Hold On! If you’ve never heard this before, the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety encourages you to visit www.shakeout.org/southeast to learn...
Reverberations from the August 2011 earthquake in Louisa County were felt in our area. Thanks to "The Great Shakeout", some people in our area will be better prepared if another earthquake hits. People thought earthquakes that strong are rare on the...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
Our database design group is constantly bugging local governments for data sets to play with, even if we're not completely sure what we'll do with them. Not all of these thoughts pan out. One example: We recently got curious about how money was being...
Jacque Hogge grew up in Newport News and studied medicine at the University of Virginia, but she’s also a part of Virginia’s growing wine industry. Hogge and her business partner, Jeff Cooper, own Cooper Vineyards, located in Louisa County...
WDBJ 7 Anchor/ReporterA minor earthquake hit Louisa County, Virginia while most of us were sleeping. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.4 magnitude earthquake occurred around 12:43 a.m. Tuesday. The epicenter was six miles southeast of Mineral. The region has...
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