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Morrissey Says He Won’t Run As Democrat

Henrico Delegate Joe Morrissey says he won't seek the Democratic nomination to run for the seat he's vacating.

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Denial Of Racial Overtones In Anti-ABC Store Petition

The Fifeville Neighborhood Association president resents suggestions that a campaign against ABC store has racial overtones.

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Area Lawmakers Preview 2015 Session

Members of the General Assembly delegation have previewed the 2015 session with a UVA audience.

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Consumer Rebates From T-Mobile Settlement

Virginia consumers could get rebates from a settlement with T-Mobile.

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Morrissey Resigns – Will Run For Seat Again

An embattled lawmaker is resigning after being convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, but he'll run again for the seat he's vacating.

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State Lawmaker Wants To Limit Athletic Fees

The Majority Leader of the House of Delegates proposes limiting the growth of college athletic fees.

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Application Form Shortened For Restoring Felons’ Rights

Governor McAuliffe has shortened an application form for ex-felons who want their rights restored.

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New Campaign Will Alert People About Human Trafficking

Virginia has a new campaign that's designed to increase awareness about human trafficking.

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McAuliffe Proposed Changes, Including Closing Correctional Facility

Governor McAuliffe has unveiled his budget recommendations and they affect a correctional center.

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City Adds Approval To Firearms Training Facility

City Councilors have agreed to a deal that creates a firearms training facility in the Milton area.

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Reaction To Governor’s Proposed Gun Restrictions

Virginians are weighing in on proposed new gun restrictions.

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Governor Introduces Gun Control Measures

Governor McAuliffe unveils package of gun restrictions that he wants the General Assembly to consider.

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Democrats Urge Morrissey To Resign

Delegate David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) has joined Governor McAuliffe in asking Joe Morrissey to leave the General Assembly.

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Virginia Senators Prevail In Budget Vote

Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine were on the prevailing side of a vote to keep the federal government running.

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Libertarians Recognize Bill Of Rights 223rd Anniversary

Our region's leading Libertarians will recognize the 223rd anniversary of America's Bill Of Rights

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Joe Morrissey Gets Jail Time For Offense In Henrico

Delegate Joe Morrissey will get jail time for an incident involving a teenage girl in Henrico County.

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Feds End Investigation Into Puckett Resignation

The feds have decided to end an investigation of former State Senator Phil Puckett's resignation.

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Probation Agency Wants At Least 10 Years For McDonnell

The Washington Post is reporting that the U.S. Probation Office is recommending that former governor Bob McDonnell be sentenced to at least ten years in prison.

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City School Board Focuses On Teacher Pay

The Charlottesville School Board renews its focus on teacher pay scales.

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Albemarle Charter Middle School Could Use More Space

Albemarle's charter middle school would benefit from having additional space.

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Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

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This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.

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PHOTOS: Joe Cocker through the years

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A look back on the legendary career of the "Up Where We Belong" hitmaker.

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Legendary rocker Joe Cocker dead at 70

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The raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning "You Are So Beautiful" singer has lost his battle with lung cancer.