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Virginia named 2015's most patriotic state

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia is topping another list.

A WalletHub study found the Commonwealth is 2015’s Most Patriotic State.

The website based its rankings on multiple factors — military engagement, voting habits, and civic educations, said Diana Popa, Communications Manager for WalletHub. 42 more words


Going Viral: Mother Of Young Boy With Speech Disorder Invites Thousands To Water Balloon Fight For His Birthday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The family of a nine-year-old Virginia boy with a speech disorder is trying to make sure he has a 10th birthday to remember. 298 more words


Thinking About Lynchburg, Virginia

I recently returned from a weekend trip to Lynchburg, Virginia at the foothill of the Blue Ridge mountains.  This region never fails to remind me of what I have to be grateful for, refreshing my mind, and spurring new thoughts. 685 more words


Virginia Ranked as 'Most Patriotic' State in the Country

WASHINGTON — As the Fourth of July approaches, the website WalletHub has ranked all 50 states — and sitting at the top is Virginia.

Virginia earned the top spot with what WalletHub calls “strong civic and military engagement.” … 125 more words


Police Identify Man Whose Body Was Found in Va. Pond

FAIRFAX, Va. — Fairfax County Police have identified the man whose body was found in a pond.

Officers say the body of 36-year-old Kenneth Duane Bernhardt of Falls Church was found Saturday in a pond near South Van Dorn Street near Kingstown Village Boulevard. 58 more words