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State Favors Quicker Retesting For Many Kids

Thousands of Virginia school kids might get an expedited chance to re-take standardized tests.

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Prosecutors: McDonnell Conviction Justified

Prosecutors say there was plenty of evidence to convict former governor Bob McDonnell on corruption charges.

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Governor Signs Budget With Pay Raise

Governor McAuliffe has signed Virginia's amended budget, which will take effect in July.

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McAuliffe Vetoes GOP Redistricting Bills

Governor McAuliffe has vetoed redistricting bills authored by Republicans.

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Joe Morrissey Now Running For State Senate

The lawmaker at the center of an underage sex scandal says his next goal is serving in the State Senate.

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Elected Officials Weigh In On Corner Incident

Some elected officials are reacting to the Martese Johnson incident on the UVA Corner.

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UVA Student Arrest Sparks Anger, Controversy

UVA winds up in the spotlight again after ABC agents arrested a 20-year-old student Wednesday morning on the Corner.

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Columbia Voters Agree To Unincorporation

Columbia voters say yes to unincorporation.

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Virginia Jobless Rate Inches Lower

The statewide jobless rate has inched down again.

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Judge Spurns VEA Efforts To Halt Data Release

A Richmond judge has spurned efforts by the VEA and its Loudoun County affiliate.

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Creigh Deeds Wins Award From Psychologists

State Senator Creigh Deeds (D- Bath County) wins an award from psychologists.

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Valley Woman Charged With Bigamy, Perjury

A Waynesboro woman is charged with bigamy and perjury.

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Reeves Predicts Expensive Battle For State Senate

Freshman State Senator Bryce Reeves (R- Spotsylvania) is predicting an expensive battle for the State Senate.

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Two-Term State Senator Will Retire

State Senator Ralph Smith (R- Botetourt County) has decided to retire at the end of this term.

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Herring Plans New Public Safety Tour

Attorney General Mark Herring is planning another public safety tour of Virginia.

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Big Increase In State Revenue

State revenue collections were up nearly 22% in February compared to the same month last year.

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Another Contender For State Senate Seat

There's a growing field of candidates for a local State Senate seat.

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Governor Plans Trade Mission To Cuba

Governor McAuliffe is planning a trade mission to Cuba

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Morrissey Completes Jail Stint

Delegate Joe Morrissey has completed his jail term.

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Attorneys General Have McDonnell’s Back

Dozens of former attorneys general across the U.S. want Bob McDonnell's corruption convictions thrown out.

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The UVA baseball team swept a Saturday double-header with Notre Dame 9-1 and 4-2.

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.