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Cantor Will Resign From Congress August 18th

Congressman Eric Cantor (R- Henrico County) will resign from Congress August 18th.

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Jonnie Williams Provides Extensive Testimony During McDonnells’ Trial

The star witness for the prosecution in the Bob and Maureen McDonnell trial provides hours of testimony.

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Elizabeth Daly and ABC Board Settle Lawsuit

Elizabeth Daly will recieve $212,500 after resolving legal action against Virginia's ABC Board.

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Senators Promote Bill Dealing With Sexual Assaults At Colleges

Mark Warner and seven fellow U.S. Senators are promoting a bill that targets sexual assaults at colleges.

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Onetime Virginia Congressman Caldwell Butler Has Died

Long ago Virginia Congressman Caldwell Butler (R- Roanoke) has passed away.

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Annual Tax Free Holiday Begins Friday

Virginia will begin its annual sales-tax holiday on Friday.

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UVA Releases New Demographic Profiles Of Virginia

The Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia releases new demographic profiles.

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Appeals Court Judges Say Ban On Same Sex Marriages Should Go

A three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals wants to end Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages.

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Virginia Keeps Drug For Lethal Injections That Had Problems Elsewhere

Virginia will keep using midazolam in a three-drug cocktail for lethal injections of death row inmates.

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Governor Orders State Agencies To Contract More With Certain Firms

Governor McAuliffe wants state agencies to do more business with firms headed by minorities and women.

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NC Firm To Explore Alternative Sewer Line Routes

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority wants a N.C. company to find an alternative local sewer line route.

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New Mental Health Reform Panel Begins Work

A new mental health reform panel has begun its work.

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Many Virginia Lawmakers Work To Preserve Training Centers

Many of Virginia's federal lawmakers, including Robert Hurt, want to preserve state training centers.

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Gaughan Campaign Manager Speaks To Area Democrats

The campaign manager for congressional hopeful Lawrence Gaughan has met with area Democratic leaders.

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Call For State To Keep Interest In Wind Power

Environmental groups lobby Virginia's elected leaders to stay interested in wind power.

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Morrissey Pleads Not Guilty; Will Stand Trial In December

Veteran Delegate Joe Morrissey (D- Henrico County) will stand trial on felony charges on December 15th.

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Claire Ogilvie Case Goes To Grand Jury

The woman accused of breaking into the home of Delegate David Toscano and attacking his wife has waived her right to a preliminary hearing.

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Va. Supreme Court Says UVA And Mann Split Damages From Legal Battle

Virginia's highest court has told a nonprofit to pay $250 in damages and a former UVA professor gets some of it.

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Shucet And 12-Member Working Group Have First Session

Philip Shucet and a group that's tasked with working on 29 road improvements have their first sit down session.

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Bell Thanks Area Residents Who Helped Create New Laws

Delegate Rob Bell (R-Albemarle) has thanked area residents for helping him to craft new laws.

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