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26 min ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Virginia keeping drug used in botched executions

Virginia Department of Corrections spokesman Larry Traylor said Friday that officials aren't considering eliminating midazolam as one of three drugs that can be used as the first dose in Virginia's three-drug cocktail.

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

4 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

Virginia man convicted in 2007 slaying

The Free Lance-Star reports a Stafford Circuit Court jury found 44-year-old William Joseph Hughes guilty of first-degree murder Thursday.

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8 hrs ago | Patch.com

Virginians to Receive $9 Million in Insurance Refunds under Obamacare

Nearly $9 million in insurance refunds will be made available to 104,000 Virginia consumers thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Couple killed in Eastern Shore tornado on annual trip

Virginia State Police said Lord N. Balatbat and Lolibeth E. Ortega, both 38, were in a tent when a tree fell on them.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

Patch.com

Tornado Fatalities, Sex Assault in CVS, Silver Line, Murder Conviction and Trump Groundbreaking

Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C. Here are some of the top posts from the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat, Arlington, VA, Alexandria, VA, Reston, VA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

2 dead, 20 hurt after apparent twister hits campground in Virginia

Two people are dead and at least 20 were injured at a Virginia campground on Thursday after a possible tornado, Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told CNN.

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The Tribune

Virginia police: 2 dead after storm at campground

Storm clouds approach Portsmouth, Va., Thursday morning, July 24, 2014, as severe storms passed through the area.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, VA, Weather, Cheriton, VA, Cape Charles, VA

Free Republic

The Pitfalls of Modern Capitalism

When Adam Smith put to paper the principles of market systems that Marx would later dismiss as capitalism, people were still dedicated to their religious faiths.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Sunherald.com

Women charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group

The two U.S. women - Muna Osman Jama, 34, of Reston, and Hinda Osman Dhirane, 44, of Kent, Washington - were arrested Wednesday and have been charged with 20 counts each of providing material support to a foreign terrorist group, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

More honors for Appalachian legend Ralph Stanley

The southwest Virginia legend will be honored by the academy in October in a class that also includes Al Pacino, writers John Irving and Annie Proulx and the man who discovered the Titanic, Robert Ballard.

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Related Topix: Ralph Stanley, Bluegrass

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Arrested, Accused Of Kicking Pregnant Girlfriend In Stomach

Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia A man was arrested Wednesday, and is accused of kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach.

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The Washington Post

Silver Line is coming soon, but Virginia almost missed its connection

With the opening of the Silver Line just days away, it's easy to forget just how close it came to not happening at all.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Warner, Dulles, VA

NBC12

Tests find Va. town's water contaminated

The contamination was discovered in a sample taken from a home on July 8. The advisory was issued Tuesday after six additional samples from the town's wells tested positive for E. coli.

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Related Topix: Health, E. Coli, Virginia Government

WTVR Richmond

Judge to sentence man who kidnapped, killed Virginia teen

The man who abducted and murdered a Virginia teen will learn his fate Wednesday afternoon.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Opposite rulings on health law subsidies, no change to health coverage for Virginians | With Video

Two appeals courts reached differing decisions on Obamacare subsidies Tuesday, meaning a likely Supreme Court case on the key component of the health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Virginia Government, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Health Insurance, Health

Washington Examiner

Healthy Virginians aim of state panel

First lady Dorothy McAuliffe is joining a panel of public health experts intent on promoting policies to ensure a healthier Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, University of Virginia, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Virginia psychiatric-bed registry does not work as intended, lawmakers told

A four-month-old psychiatric-bed registry that is supposed to provide up-to-the-minute information for Virginians who need emergency mental health treatment is being updated as seldom as once a day, state officials told a panel of lawmakers this week.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Sonic blasts cleared for use off coast of Virginia, surrounding states

A graphic from the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Managment displays the approximate areas of interest for companies hoping to conduct seismeic airgun surveys in support oil and gas exploration as allowed by the National Evnironment Policy Act.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Handicapped Residents of the Virginian Struggling To Find New Housing

Time is almost up for residents of the Virginian in Lynchburg. Tenants of the affordable income property continue their housing search in a market with limited availability.

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103JAMZ.com

Police Deaths Up 31% In First Six Months Of 2014

The number of cops killed nationwide in the line of duty was up 31 percent during the first six months of this year.

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