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Photo by Jeff W. via Unsplash.com. Virginia has several options on how to operate a legal marijuana economy, including limiting the number of dispensaries in a region or giving regulatory authority to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority.

Portsmouth Del. Steve Heretick was an early proponent of fully legalizing marijuana in Virginia.

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We live in a fast-paced world, but not everyone is comfortable with face-paced vaccine development. Christy Gray from the Virginia Department of Health explains how coronavirus vaccines have moved through the system at warp speed. 

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President-elect Joe Biden says addressing global warming will be a top priority when he takes office. 

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A game that one student and her friends played every day at recess was the foundation for a very successful story. Ariadne "Aria" Stephens won first place in the fourth-grade category of this year's WHRO Young Storytellers Contest. 

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The federal government has a program that helps reduce flood insurance rates. Some Hampton Roads cities aren't taking full advantage of it. 

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Archaelogists found evidence of human graves at the First Baptist Church site in Williamsburg. What comes next will be up to descendants of past congregation members.

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In June, Governor Ralph Northam shared guidance for phased reopening of Pre-K-12 schools. 

Since then, school districts in Hampton Roads have developed their own individual plans for reopening schools. 

Here is what they are currently. 

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An awareness of the toll climate change is taking on world wildlife inspired one local student to write a winning story. Jack Vander Burg won second place in the fifth-grade category of this year's WHRO Young Storytellers Contest.

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