Aggregated Virginia News Articles
- US newlyweds, 32 and 36, leave terrifying voicemail for their parents
Lauren Urey and her husband Matthew Urey had been visiting New Zealand from Richmond, Virginia, and were on Whakaari White Island when it erupted at 2:11pm local time on Monday.
Daily Mail. Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:50:28 GMT.
- Amazon eyes major presence at the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus
A top Amazon Web Services executive is part of the conversations.
Jonathan Capriel. American City Business Journals. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 10:00:00 +0000.
- Grocery Closings, Best Restaurants, Topgolf Closing | Top News
Top news in Virginia and D.C. last week includes grocery stores shutter, Topgolf closing, Wreaths Across America, Lord & Taylor shutdowns.
Deb Belt. Patch. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 20:26:30 -0500.
- Virginia, DC Dream Homes: $7.9M Manor, Makeover For 1920s Home
Look inside one of a city's oldest homes, an 1850s home ideal for holiday gatherings, and other dream homes in Northern Virginia and DC.
Emily Leayman. Patch. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 10:11:37 -0500.
- Vienna opera house stages first opera by woman
Olga Neuwirth has written a new opera based on Virginia Woolf's novel Orlando.
BBC News. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 03:57:18 GMT.
- Virginia Sheriff Promises To Deputize Thousands If Red Flag Laws Are Passed
Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins promised to deputize thousands of Virginians during a county board meeting in Culpeper, Virginia this week. ...
Alec Sears. Daily Caller. Sat, 07 Dec 2019 19:53:40 +0000.
- Man convicted of death threat against Muslim candidate
A North Carolina man was convicted Friday of a charge he anonymously threatened to lynch a Muslim-American man who ran for a state Senate seat in Virginia, federal prosecutors said. ...
Michael Kunzelman. Washington Times. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:49:33 -0500.
- Virginia Governor Suspends Policy Allowing Strip Searches Of Children At Prisons
An 8-year-old girl was strip searched at Buckingham Correctional Center last month. A prison spokesperson says the prison staffer who approved the search didn't have the authority to do so.
Brakkton Booker. NPR. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:43:39 -0500.
- Virginia bans prison strip-searches for children
The governor's order comes after an eight-year-old visiting her dad was ordered to strip naked.
BBC News. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:15:40 GMT.
- Mike Bloomberg rolls out sweeping gun safety reform proposals
Bloomberg has already been promoting gun reform as a private citizen. The gun safety group he helped found, Everytown for Gun Safety, rececently helped Democrats take full control of the Virginia House and Senate the first time since 1994.
CNBC. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:42 GMT.
- Suspected drunk driver hits 'entire crew' of road workers on Virginia interstate, officials say
An entire crew of road workers was injured -- some critically -- after a suspected drunk driver struck the group on an interstate in northern Virginia early Thursday morning, according to officials.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:58:28 GMT.
- Motorist charged with DUI accused of striking highway crew
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Six members of an overnight construction crew have been hospitalized after a driver suspected of being under the influence crashed into them on a Virginia highway, authorities said. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 06:30:19 -0500.
- Steve Case: The 230 cities that lost HQ2 'perhaps can create the next Amazon'
Amazon ultimately settled on the urban neighborhood of Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, for its second headquarters. ...
CNBC. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:18:32 GMT.
- Virginia boy runs 120 miles, raising over $65G for kids with cancer
He's covered 120 miles in 35 races across 15 states in 2019.
Alexandria Hein. Fox News. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 15:57:29 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
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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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