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29 update on 29th: VDOT slates June 29 virtual update on rehab of Cub Run Bridge (Rt. 29 north )

Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a virtual construction update Wednesday, June 29 starting at 7 p.m. on work to rehabilitate northbound Route 29 (Lee Highway) bridge over Cub Run to improve driver and pedestrian safety and extend the overall life of the bridge. The bridge was originally built in 1954, some 68 years ago.

Data.Virginia, new online portal for easy access to state’s open data now available

Governor McAuliffe has announced the launch of Data.Virginia, a new online portal to provide easy access to Virginia’s open data and keep Virginians informed of major initiatives that take advantage of big data.

Va. Preschool Initiative for at-risk kids is held at Patriot High for six elementary schools

A parent shared, "VPI is a great school and opportunity for my daughter to learn the importance of school, more so, being an everyday program rather than the usual three or four times a week. VPI is preparing my daughter for grade school...."

Now Virginia birth certificates can be obtained at the DMV

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced April 10 the successful launch of the partnership of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Division of Vital Records to provide increased access to Virginia birth certificates.

Consumer alert for people with diabetes from Va. Senior Medicare Patrol

People are urged to be wary about calls offering free stuff. Be suspicious of anyone who offers free items or services and then asks for your Medicare number or financial information, warns Va. Senior Medicare Patrol and the Office of the Inspector General of the US Department of Health & Human Services.

Six Virginia state parks will test site-specific reservations

Six Virginia State Parks are involved in a two-year pilot program to test a different way of making camp site reservations. Under the pilot, customers can reserve a specific site rather than reserving space in a park campground.

Mark Herring, Va. attorney general, will stop in Manassas Park March 24 on listening tour

Attorney General Mark Herring will listen to local public safety and law enforcement leaders and elected officials about local challenges and ways that he can help protect our communities when he stops in Manassas Park on March 24.

VDOT asks drivers to prepare for late winter storm tonight

The Virginia Department of Transportation is preparing for another potential winter storm tonight, Sunday March 16, and advises drivers to stay off roads during freezing rain and snow expected through tomorrow morning.

Attorney General says new law will make it easier to admit 911 calls in criminal proceedings

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has issued a summary of nine public safety and consumer protection bills that were introduced on behalf of the Attorney General or which the Office of the Attorney General helped craft and pass.

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