By Sophia Belletti Capital News Service RICHMOND – Manassas resident Greg Ballou was charged with a misdemeanor for possession of marijuana when he was 19, and he didn’t have enough money to pay the fine. As a result, his driver’s license was suspended. Nine years later, Ballou, now 28... Read more
By Ryan Persaud Capital News Service One of Virginia’s first Latina lawmakers delivered the Democrats’ Spanish-language response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, saying he “has pushed a dark and extremist agenda that damages our national values and endangers national security.” Del. Elizabeth Guzmán, a... Read more
Panel Kills Bill Giving Puerto Ricans In-State College Tuition   
By Zach Joachim Capital News Service RICHMOND – A House subcommittee has killed a bill that would have made residents of any U.S. territory hit by a major disaster – like Puerto Rico – eligible for in-state tuition at Virginia’s public colleges and universities. The Higher Education Subcommittee of... Read more
 By Sean Boyce Capital News Service As the college basketball season gets underway, VCU fans are looking forward to the Rams putting up big numbers against opponents in the Atlantic 10 Conference. But off the court, VCU’s student-athletes are far behind on an important statistic – the “graduation success... Read more
New children’s musical to be  performed at Hickory Hill
The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company is excited to announce its premiere of “The Dream Seller and the Forest Dwellers.” The production is scheduled to run Nov. 29 – Dec. 9 at Hickory Hill Community Center, located at 3000 E. Belt Boulevard. General admission is $15 for adults and $12... Read more
By Will Thomas VCU Capital News Service Alycia Wright, a Short Pump resident, used to have her own classroom where each day she taught dozens of middle-school students. That all changed after Wright had her fourth child and decided to begin home-schooling her children. “We tried it for a... Read more
By Charlotte Rene Woods Capital News Service Four years ago, Democrat Mark Herring squeaked by Republican Mark Obenshain by just 165 votes to win the race for Virginia attorney general. But on Nov.7, Herring cruised to re-election against GOP nominee John Adams, winning by more than 176,000 votes while... Read more
By Alan Rodriguez Espinoza VCU Capital News Service RICHMOND – Medical coverage for more than 60,000 children and 1,000 pregnant women in Virginia lies in the hands of Congress, which has yet to reach a decision on how to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program. CHIP is an extension of... Read more

Thanksgiving dinner

State News November 10, 2017

Deer enjoying their holiday feast 😍🦌🥗Please post where you`re from so i can track how far the video has gone? Posted by Native Americans on Saturday, November 4, 2017 Read more

Blair Witch Project

State News October 27, 2017

By CHRIS MILLER and ALEX MANN Capital News Service   ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Twenty years ago this month, two intrepid young directors—including a Maryland native—and three little-known actors descended upon the state to film what they thought would be a small, low-budget film.  It was low-budget, but anything but... Read more