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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

48 min ago | CNN

In the Virginia woods, Mark Warner is trailed by Obamacare

Mark Warner was weaving his way through the crowd on a chilly Wednesday afternoon at the Shad Planking, the annual Virginia fish fry that brings beer-sipping politicos together in the tall pines of southeastern Virginia, when a burly man sporting an NRA sticker approached.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, George Allen, Virginia

3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

The West Virginia Trance

On one hand, many West Virginians view the federal agency as an intrusive job killer for excessively regulating the coal industry in the state.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government, Virginia, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

D.C. HOT lanes plan will bump into reality

It took Virginia many years to develop and execute it's plan for HOT lanes on the Capital Beltway, seen here in Tysons Corner.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Tysons Corner, VA, World News

12 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, West Virginia, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Virginia, West Virginia Government

12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Energy State Dems In Senate Races Split From Obama

Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, West Virginia, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Virginia, West Virginia Government

14 hrs ago | Free Republic

For you Virginians out there. My old home. (VANITY(

Though I was born in R.I., my parents moved to VA when I was 2. I lived in the Old Dominion for decades and even though I left there about 10 years ago, I consider it home.

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18 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

GOP Says No To Medicaid Expansion

GOP leaders of the House of Delegates say they are firmly opposed to the Democrats' proposals to expand the Virginia Medicaid program.

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

22 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Tax Department Says Most Yearly Returns Are Done Online

Things change over time, including taxes. According to the Virginia Department of Taxation, refunds are coming back at lightning speed for those who file their income tax returns electronically.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wheeling News

Gee Correct About WVU

At first glance, it might seem obvious that college and university presidents should make students their top priority.

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ARLnow.com

Rt. 50/10th Street/Courthouse Road Ramps to Open This Month

Several ramps that have been under construction for years as part the Route 50, N. Courthouse Road and 10th Street N. interchange project are scheduled to open later this month.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Senate race raking in the millions

If Virginia's pricey 2012 U.S. Senate race is a template for this year's contest, voters should prepare for a barn burner with millions in opaque political cash raised and spent in the run-up to November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Jim Webb, Senator Tim Kaine, George Allen, Republican, Virginia

The Virginian-Pilot

VSU player, a Lake Taylor grad, pleads guilty to assault

A Virginia State football player has pleaded guilty to assaulting Winston-Salem State's starting quarterback during a luncheon last November.

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WCAV

Gillespie Raises $2.2 Million in Virginia Senate Bid

The former Republican National Committee chairman's campaign says 60 percent of its donors are Virginians and 15 donors had previously given to Warner.

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Marietta Times

PSC OKs plans to improve power reliability

The plans announced Monday are for Monongahela Power Co. and Potomac Edison Co. The plans are part of a Public Service Commission of West Virginia directive in January 2013 requiring electric companies operating in the state to outline vegetation trimming programs for distribution and transmission lines.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Examiner.com

Taylor wins Pulitzer: The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832

The University of Virginia's Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor of History, Paul Taylor -- a recent addition to the department -- has now won the Pulitzer Prize for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832," the story of the struggle for liberty among the slaves along the Chesapeake, who thought of the numerous ... (more)

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Related Topix: Virginia, University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, US National Parks

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Fired N.C. Democratic Party director hired in Va.

The Virginia Democratic Party's newest executive director is set to start this week, two months after being fired from a similar post in North Carolina.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Annual Shad Planking is Wednesday in Wakefield

It's time for that annual rite of a Virginia spring: The Shad Planking . A celebration of oily fish and sweaty handshakes, this will be the 66th version of the festival, which takes its name from the preferred method for cooking shad: smoked on a wooden plank.

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

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," already among the most popular and celebrated novels of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books, Virginia, Nonfiction, Arts, Entertainment

Southwest Times

Birth certificates available at DMV

Obtaining copies of Virginia birth certificates became a little easier in March when new legislation authorized their issuance through Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles .

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ABC News

Va Historic Area Explores Colonial Consumerism

A new exhibit at Colonial Williamsburg is showcasing a variety of Chinese porcelain available in colonial America and exploring consumerism during the 18th century.

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