Most Va. fires contained, emergency officials say

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Firefighters are continuing to battle wildfires throughout Virginia with the assistance of 125 National Guard soldiers, but most of the blazes have been contained, a state official said Monday.

Presidential primaries capture college students’ attention

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — At college campuses across the Mid-Atlantic region, the rare opportunity to have an impact on the presidential race — particularly on the Democratic side — has amplified the level of excitement already present among many students ahead of Tuesday’s primaries.