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3 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

On Virginia's political ethics, the verdict, sadly, is already in

The federal corruption trial that began Monday in Richmond against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will lay bare the couple's unseemly quest for money while in office.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia Government

7 hrs ago | SFGate

Federal court: Virginia marriage is for all

In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, plaintiff in the Bostic v. Rainey case, Tony London, waves to the crowd as he and his partner, Tim Bostic, right, leave Federal Court after a hearing on Virginia's ban on gay marriage in Norfolk, Va.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Richmond, VA, US News, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

8 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Senate Dems seek to split GOP on export bank

And yet Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is talking about the bank on the campaign trail, portraying it as a job creator that must be protected against tea party ideologues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Government, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu

10 hrs ago | McClatchy

Federal decision in Virginia clears way for gay marriage in NC, official says

A three-judge panel on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes North Carolina, declared that Virginia's prohibition on same-sex marriage was an unconstitutional limit on the right to marry.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, Virginia Government, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Washington Examiner

Warner: Export-Import Bank supports Va. port jobs

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner says the U.S. Export-Import Bank helps support thousands of jobs in Virginia and needs to be reauthorized.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia Government

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Community Steps Up To Help Find Homes For Virginian Residents

Lynchburg, VA- The community is jumping in to help residents of the Virginian Apartments in Lynchburg as their time is almost up to find a new home.

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Related Topix: Lynchburg, VA, Madison Heights, VA

News Observer

US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

Brandon Sun

Federal court upholds judge's ruling that Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, the latest in a string of decisions overturning bans across America.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Virginia Government, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

The Town Talk

Appeals panel strikes down Virginia gay marriage ban

A federal appeals court panel in Virginia became the second one this summer to strike down a state ban against same-sex marriage Monday, making it more likely that the Supreme Court will settle the issue as early as next year.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, W., Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Washington Post

Jury selection to begin in ex-Virginia governor's corruption case

The long-awaited public corruption trial for former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell kicks off Monday, when lawyers for both sides will try to pick the 12 Virginians they believe are best suited to decide the governor's fate.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania County, VA

WCAV

Va. Police Locate Missing Girl; Relative Arrested

The Virginian-Pilot reports Terry Denise Omeni was arrested at the hotel on an outstanding fraud warrant from Delaware and a pending warrant in Missouri related to the girl's disappearance.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Virginia Keeps Drug For Lethal Injections That Had Problems Elsewhere

A drug that was used in botched executions in other states will remain part of Virginia's lethal injection mixture.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Ohio, Ohio Government, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arizona Government

NewsandSentinel.com

Officials seek agricultural boost in MOV

Local officials recently joined West Virginia's agriculture commissioner on a fact-finding mission to North Carolina to boost the Mountain State's agricultural base.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia Government, Wood County, WV, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Va. Beach woman looks for answers in son's death

A Virginia Beach woman is looking for answers in the death of her 19-year-old son during a study program in Peru.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Both directions of I-77 tunnel reopen after fire

The northbound lanes of an Interstate 77 tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border have reopened after being shut down for a day following a tractor-trailer fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Virginia Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

The Raw Story

'Happiness' is a place called Charlottesville, Virginia, a new study reveals

A new study has named Thomas Jefferson's home town the feelgood capital of the US, but residents say that just means liberal values and a sense of community To the residents of Charlottesville, it is a fitting coincidence that Thomas Jefferson, principal drafter of the Declaration of Independence that installed "Life, liberty and the pursuit of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, us Travel, Travel, Newport News, VA, University of Virginia

The Virginian-Pilot

Correction from The Virginian-Pilot

A photo caption on Page 4 of Monday's front section gave the wrong lineup of musicians for last weekend's Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia telemedicine offering more remote health care solutions | With Video

From a desktop computer at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News or from a laptop on the third floor of his home, Riverside psychiatrist Anthony Caterine can treat geriatric patients at nine far-flung locations.

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Related Topix: Computers, Newport News, VA, Gloucester, VA, Smithfield, VA

The Washington Post

Key players in former governor's corruption case

Here are some of the key players in the federal corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Military, US Army, Fort Belvoir

The Washington Post

Warner and Gillespie trade barbs in first Virginia senatorial debate Saturday

Virginia Sen. Mark R. Warner and Republican rival Ed Gillespie debated for the first time on Saturday, bringing attention to a race that so far has existed under the radar.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, Virginia Government

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