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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Virginia ends fiscal year with $439 million less in revenue than expected

Virginia finished its fiscal year with $439 million less in revenue than expected, marking the first time that the state's collections have dropped outside of a national downturn.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

5 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

Virginia Repertory Theatre's "The Color Purple"

Virginia Repertory Theatre's production of the Color Purple is a big hit among Virginia audiences but don't wait too long the show is playing at the November Theatre through August 3rd.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine

9 hrs ago | Patch.com

U.S. Postal Service Filling More Than 100 Vacancies in Northern Virginia

Your next paycheck may not be in the mail - it may be from the mail. The U.S. Postal Service is holding a job fair July 19 to fill more than 100 job vacancies in Northern Virginia.

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10 hrs ago | Virginia Business

Philly Pretzel Factory expands into Virginia

The Philly Pretzel Factory, which sells soft, Philadelphia-style pretzels, is expanding into Virginia.

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA, Mechanicsville, VA, Hanover County, VA

14 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Uber, Lyft apply for broker's licenses in Virginia | TidewaterBiz

After receiving fines and cease-and-desist orders from the state earlier this year, self-described ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft are making attempts to follow Virginia law.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government

19 hrs ago | Roll Call

West Virginia Newcomer Battles Carpetbagger Label

At the local Fourth of July parade, Alex Mooney proudly showed off his West Virginia concealed gun permit.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Local moves to LA, lands "Criminal Minds" role

This story is a sample from the Virginia Beach Beacon, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Virginia Beach.

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Related Topix: Regent University, Arts, Theater

WCAV

Group Presents Sea Level Rise Proposals for Virginia

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network has released a report detailing its recommendations for how Virginia should adapt to rising sea levels.

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WMDT

Republicans Announce Special Session On Medicaid

Virginia Republican legislative leaders are scheduling a special session in September to debate whether to expand Medicaid eligibility, something GOP lawmakers have already made clear they oppose.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Virginia Government

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

White House outlines 2014 drug control policy

Closely mirroring its past positions, the Obama administration's 2014 drug policy will focus tightly on curbing heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse while continuing to oppose the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Tragedy in Smithfield: Tornado caused home collapse that killed 4 people, including 4-month-old baby

Authorities identified the four victims that were killed in a tornado what moved through the Town of Smithfield, in Madison County, Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Weather

NBC29

VA Prison Health Provider Change Could Delay Suit

A lawsuit alleging deficient medical services at a Virginia women's prison could be delayed by a change in health care providers.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, State Prisons, Fluvanna Correctional Center, Prison

WTOP-FM Washington

Man fatally shot in standoff in Washington County

Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 55-year-old Dennis D. Morrell was fatally shot Tuesday evening after he threatened officers with a gun.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Ms. Wheelchair Virginia:

Davis' platform in the Ms. Wheelchair Virginia competition was "Life Beyond Limits."

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Related Topix: Radford University, Liberty University

Philly.com

New Jersey's Sandy czar steps down

New Jersey's little-known Hurricane Sandy czar, who oversaw the distribution of billions of dollars in federal aid during a challenged recovery effort, stepped down Tuesday and will be replaced by his deputy, Gov. Christie's office said.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Rutgers University, University of Virginia, Virginia Government

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Child killed as fierce storms sweep Washington region

One child was killed and at least six others were injured Tuesday evening when a severe wind-and-rain storm swept across the Washington region, toppling trees and knocking out power to thousands.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News

Patch.com

Storm Knocks Out Power to 30,000 Homes in Northern Virginia

A storm packing winds of up to 70 miles per hour has knocked out power Tuesday night to 30,000 homes across Northern Virginia, according to a Dominion Power outage map .

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Great Falls, VA, Burke, VA, Vienna, VA, McLean, VA

Virginia Business

Radford University partners with Virginia community college system on nursing degree.

Radford University President Penelope W. Kyle has signed a guaranteed admissions agreement for nursing with the Virginia Community College System .

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Radford University

The Virginian-Pilot

Bobby Scott is only unopposed Virginia congressional candidate

Voters in every Virginia congressional election in November will have a choice except for one: U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is unopposed in his bid for a 12th term, according to the state Department of Elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Randy Forbes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Robert Scott

Patch.com

Virginia ABC to Open New Premiere Store in Leesburg Wednesday

Virginia and Leesburg officials will celebrate the grand opening of Virginia's newest premier ABC store in Leesburg Wednesday, July 9. The ribbon cutting will take place at 10:30 a.m. at 506A Fort Evans Road NE in the Fort Evans Plaza II Shopping Center.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

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