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1 hr ago | SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, July 29

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

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6 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Jury picked, McDonnells prepare to face charges

A jury was seated Monday in the federal corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, charged with using the powers of the governor's office to promote a businessman's products in exchange for more than $160,000 in lavish gifts, loans and other favors.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WCAV

Need to Know - Monday July 28, 2014

MCDONNELL TRIAL: Jury selection started on Monday for the corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen.

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RedState

US Chamber of Commerce is not winning

The US Chamber of Commerce has for years viewed the GOP as its personal political party.

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Houston Chronicle

Former Va. governor's corruption trial begins

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, center, is flanked by daughters Rachel McDonnell, left, and Cailin Young, right, shown arriving at the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va,, Monday, July 28, 2014, on the first day of jury selection in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife in Richmond, Va.

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NBC12

McDonnell Trial begins Monday - what to watch

It's no exaggeration to say history is about to unfold Monday in Downtown Richmond.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Former Virginia Governor, Bob McDonnell's Trial Starts Monday

Prosecutors say the McDonnells accepted lavish gifts and loans from former Star Scientific CEO, Jonnie Williams, in exchange for political favors.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Live Updates: Former Va. gov. Bob McDonnell, wife on trial

The federal corruption trial of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, begins Monday in Richmond Federal Court.

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Fox News

Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-Virginia governor, wife

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, his reputation already tarnished and his political future destroyed by a gifts-for-favors scandal, faces the possibility of an even greater loss when his trial on federal corruption charges begins Monday.

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NOLA.com

Edwin Edwards' lawyer from 2000 trial defending ex-Virginia Gov. ...

A familiar face from Edwin Edwards' 2000 corruption trial is playing a key role in the federal corruption case against Virginia's ex-governor Bob McDonnell.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Broderick: Don't tie federal college rating system to finances

RECENTLY, I joined 50 colleagues from nearly all of Virginia's public and private institutions of higher education in expressing our collective concerns about the federal rating system proposed for colleges and universities.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Pope goes to stronghold of Naples-area mobsters

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth... A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government ... (more)

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

GOP works to avert Senate upset in Georgia

Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band's director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment.

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The News Tribune

Gifts, favors listed in former governor's case

A look at the gifts and loans former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from businessman Jonnie Williams, and some of the favors they did for him and his company dietary supplement company, according to court papers: - A loan to cover expenses of two vacation rental properties in Virginia Beach owned by Bob McDonnell and ... (more)

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Sunni politician seized in Iraq released by gunmen

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.

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KSWO

Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories'

A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KAUZ

EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

Police have arrested the foster parent of a 10-month-old girl who died after being left inside a hot car in Wichita, Kansas.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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NBC12

McDonnell Trial: Who's really on trial?

Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12.

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