Aggregated Virginia News Articles
- Virginia Could Be The State To Give Women Equal Rights Nationwide
A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers in Virginia is working to make the state the 38th and final state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Whittney Evans. NPR. Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:40:24 -0500.
- An 'Exceptionally Rare' 2-Headed Snake Found In Virginia Has Died
Two-headed snakes don't live very long in the wild, so when one was found in a Northern Virginia yard, the discovery got the attention of scientists and social media alike.
Gabriela Saldivia. NPR. Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:32:53 -0500.
- Jimmy Ayers, Virginia Republican, loses by one vote, seeks recount
RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia Republican seeking a state House seat is asking for a recount after he lost a GOP primary by one vote. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:08:03 -0500.
- Grey seal mother stays close to her adorable newborn pup
A grey seal ensured she kept a close eye on her fluffy newborn pup as she kept within a protective distance while the pair spent bonding time together on Horsey beach in Norfolk.
Daily Mail. Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:25:31 +0000.
- Northam replaces regulators ahead of pipeline vote
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:44:51 -0500.
- Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days
A rocket has blasted off from Virginia with space station supplies, the second shipment in as many days
ABC News. Sat, 17 Nov 2018 07:30:52 -0500.
- College basketball roundup: No. 4 Virginia routs Coppin State 97-40
De'Andre Hunter scored 20 points, and No. 4 Virginia routed Coppin State 97-40 on Friday night. Hunter was outscoring the Eagles for most of the first half after hitting two early 3-pointers for the Cavaliers (3-0). ...
Associated Press. Los Angeles Times. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:00:00 PST.
- Reagan shooter, John Hinckley, can move out of mom's house, judge rules
The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house in Virginia and live on his own, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Fox News. Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:24:58 GMT.
- Virginia Families are Hosting Shelter Animals for Thanksgiving
One Virginia animal shelter is going above and beyond to make sure none of their furry residents have to spend Thanksgiving alone.
Southern Living. Southern Living. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:37:50 +0000.
- Wisconsin offered Foxconn more than Virginia and New York did for Amazon
The bundle of financial incentives Wisconsin offered to lure Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn's first major U.S. ...
Danielle Paquette. Chicago Tribune. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:40:00 PST.
- Amazon HQ2: How New York and Virginia Won the Beauty Contest
Eager candidates offered name changes, helipads and even cactuses to entice the company into setting up shop.
Amie Tsang. New York Times. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:57:20 GMT.
- A look at what's in Amazon's new deal with Virginia
Amazon's announcement that it plans to put at least 25,000 highly paid new workers in a new Arlington headquarters is no ordinary economic development deal. ...
ABC News. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:52:55 -0500.
- Amazon picks New York and Virginia for 2nd headquarters
There's a winner in Amazon's nationwide contest for a second headquarters. The online giant picked two locations, New York and Arlington, Virginia. Wired editor in chief Nicholas Thompson reports.
CBS News. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:05:23 +0000.
- A $2 Billion Question: Did New York and Virginia Overpay for Amazon?
The states offered tax credits, rebates and other incentives to lure the online retail giant and 25,000 jobs. Neighboring states offered even more.
Ben Casselman. New York Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:46:20 GMT.
Virginia Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Virginia as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||8,411,808||0.53|
|July 1, 2015||8,367,587||0.60|
|July 1, 2014||8,317,372||0.66|
|July 1, 2013||8,262,692||0.86|
|July 1, 2012||8,192,048||1.01|
|July 1, 2011||8,110,035||1.05|
|July 1, 2010||8,025,773|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Virginia was 8,001,024.
In 2008, the estimated population of Virginia was 7,769,089, whereas
in 2006, the population of Virginia was about 7,628,347.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Virginia's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Virginia
web page. For maps of Virginia,
visit this Virginia Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Richmond, Virginia.
Virginia newspaper publishers
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addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
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