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58 min ago | Burlington Times News

Elizabeth City State administrator dies in crash

The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports that 38-year-old Myron Burney died when his car hit a tractor-trailer truck in Windsor earlier this week.


1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Norfolk skate park closed for graffiti cleanup

The Virginian-Pilot reports city workers are removing purple and red spray paint from the Northside Skate Park this week.


5 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

Audit finds more VA employees were told to falsify data

Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details from an internal VA audit show.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

7 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

DMV's mobile service centers traveling across Va.

Officials say the five "DMV 2 Go" service centers are making stops around the state in August.


Related Topix: Virginia Government

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Drilling, fracking controversial for Virginia, Hampton Roads

Hydraulic fracturing to squeeze oil and gas from rock buried deep underground is either a financial windfall for landowners and communities or an environmental Pandora's box - depending on whom you ask.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

The Virginian-Pilot

Wegmans adding four grocery stores in Virginia

Wegmans Food Markets says it plans to add 10 stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions over the next year or two.


Related Topix: Virginia Government, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Washington Examiner

Former Virginia Congressman Caldwell Butler dies

Caldwell Butler, a five-term Republican congressman from Virginia who helped draft the impeachment articles for President Richard Nixon, died Tuesday.


Related Topix: US News

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Virginia's Popular Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Returns Friday

It's time to make your shopping list because Virginia's popular sales tax holiday for clothing, footwear, and school and office supplies begins Friday.


Related Topix: Virginia Government

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.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia Government


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.


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

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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania County, VA


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.


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.


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


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