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Republicans Reject Supreme Court Nominee

GOP leaders say they will reject a Virginia Supreme Court nominee offered by Governor McAuliffe.

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Recognition For Deeds, Galanti

Advocates for those with brain injuries have recognized State Senator Creigh Deeds (D- Bath County) and former Vietnam POW Paul Galanti.

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ACLU Helps Man Sue Petersburg

The ACLU is going to bat for a man who has sued the City of Petersburg.

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Sullivan Has Now Led UVA For Five Years

Teresa Sullivan has been the University of Virginia's President for five years.

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Herring Says Pension Can Be Seized

Mark Herring says Bob McDonnell's pension can be taken away, even though the appeals process has not run its course.

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Howell: Too Soon For Extra Session

House Speaker Bill Howell sees no reason to hold a mid-August redistricting session.

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Leaders United To Stimulate Economy

Leaders of business, education, and government unite for a new approach to stimulate the economy.

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Governor Makes Picks For State Boards

Governor McAuliffe names area residents to Virginia boards and commissions.

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McDonnell Wants Full Appeals Court Review

Bob McDonnell wants the full U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear his case after a panel of that same court upheld the convictions against him.

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Area Planners Focus on Road Projects

Area transportation planners look at future road projects with possible statewide importance.

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Virginia Schools Earn Accolades

U.S. Department of Education gives Virginia's public schools their highest overall rating.

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Gay Rights Group Wants Changes in Schools

The leader of a gay and lesbian group urges the Charlottesville School Board to make some changes.

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Woman Wants To Ban Item On Applications

A local woman is urging the Albemarle Supervisors to delete a box on many job application forms that deal with prior convictions.

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New Interest In Another Potomac Crossing

VDOT voices interest in another crossing of the Potomac River

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Judges Will Hear Maureen McDonnell Appeal

A panel of judges will hear Maureen McDonnell's appeal of her conviction in late October.

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McAuliffe Has Fresh Fight With GOP

Governor McAuliffe and the Republicans in the House of Delegates don't see eye-to-eye when it comes to Planned Parenthood.

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Kaine Helps Senate Pass New Education Bill

Virginia's Tim Kaine helps the U.S. Senate to pass a new version of No Child Left Behind.

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New Advisory Panel Begins Its Work

A new citizen advisory panel gets down to work.

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Onetime Candidate Denounces LGBT Policy

A past candidate for Lieutenant Governor is upset about a new Pentagon policy on transgender people.

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Northam Has New Fundraising Totals

Lieutenant Goverrnor Ralph Northam has new fundraising totals for his possible bid for the Governor's Mansion.

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