James Madison University is the latest Virginia school to boost tuition and student fees for the next academic year. In-state students who attend the Harrisonburg school will see a more than $300 increase effective this fall. The JMU Board of Visitors has also approved a nearly $700 spike in tuition and fees for non-Virginians. The Duke Dog (pictured) is shown on the JMU campus.
The annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is August 7-9.
Authorities are trying to identify a partial skull that was found along the James River in Amherst County.
Archaeologists have found the remains of four of the earliest leaders at Jamestown.
The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has revealed he is set to join the cast of a new series about a 14th-century warrior who gives up fighting to become an executioner.