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4 hrs ago | CBS Local

U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game

Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Virginia, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

8 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake's Symphony Under the Stars

Sunday's Symphony Under the Stars concert will be Virginia Symphony Orchestra conductor Benjamin Rous's fourth outdoor Chesapeake concert.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Virginia

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Medicaid expansion on life support in Virginia

The Republican Governors Association released an ad Monday criticizing South Carolina Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen for supporting Obamacare's Medicaid expansion -- even though several of the association's members adopted the... Plans to expand Medicaid in Virginia may not be dead on arrival at the General Assembly, but they're ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicaid, Virginia, US News

National Review Online

Will Holder Ignore Double Voting in Virginia?

The latest discovery of illegal double voting in Virginia and Maryland will give Attorney General Eric Holder yet another opportunity to ignore voter fraud, which he has continually dismissed as an inconsequential problem.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Fairfax County, VA

FindLaw

Rideshare Services Uber and Lyft Now Legal in Many Cities, States

Following a vote by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission in favor of the idea last week, Pittsburgh became the latest of an increasing number of cities to share in the convenience, and controversy, of ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Virginia

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Va. couple's Medicaid fraud trial begins

W. Wayne Perry Jr. and his wife, Angela Perry, are charged with health care fraud, aggravated identity theft and several other counts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Virginia

Virginia Business

Come on, come on down, sweet Virginia

September is a favorite month. With cooling weather and the beginnings of fall colors, memories wander back to college days, thoughts of returning to school and reuniting with friends after three months on a summer job, a chance to do what we did best in the 1970s - party down! Fall weekends meant keg parties in dorm basements.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, US Politics, US Senate, George Allen, Virginia, The Rolling Stones, Pop/Rock, Law, Healthcare Law, US Governors, Bob McDonnell, Opinion

The Virginian-Pilot

Everything's great on the grates

Lorraine Eaton is The Virginian-Pilot's award-winning Staff Epicure, who roams Tidewater writing about the foodways and cocktail scene.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Recipes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Dessert, Ice Cream

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Governor McAuliffe talks to WAVY about gifts while in office

As the public corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell moves forward, only 10 On Your Side spoke with Governor Terry McAuliffe about conflicts of interest and gifts received while in office.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Virginia

WJLA-TV Arlington

Marijuana legalization in Virginia? Gov. McAuliffe won't push for it...

Would Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who appeared Wednesday on the WTOP radio show "Ask the Governor," push for the legalization of marijuana and "help your people?" "Well," McAuliffe said to the two hosts, "Frank needs to talk to his state senator or delegate," adding that No.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Virginia

Fairfax Times

Step up the fight against carbon pollution

Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held public hearings in Washington, D.C., on the agency's proposed Clean Power Plan, a set of standards that would regulate and reduce carbon pollution from existing, mostly coal-fired, power plants.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Global Warming, Virginia, Opinion

TBD.com

AAA says Labor Day travel in Virginia will increase this year, reach post-recession high

AAA Mid-Atlantic says that the number of people taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home is anticipated to increase slightly this year.

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Related Topix: Virginia

Queerty

Homophobic Ex-VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Now Living With Priest Who Pled...

When he was governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell proudly embraced his inner homophobe.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia, Wedding

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

McDonnell's testimony shifts back to wife, family

What's happening in politics and lawmaking in Richmond, Hampton Roads and around Virginia? Our reporters share tips, tidbits and stories here.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

NBC29

Albemarle BOS Passes Rt. 29 Resolution to Send to VDOT

Albemarle County supervisors have passed a resolution to send to the Virginia Department of Transportation regarding the Route 29 solutions project.

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Related Topix: Virginia

Virginia Farm Bureau

Federation AgPAC endorses Dance in special election for state Senate seat

Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC has announced its endorsement of Del. Rosalyn R. Dance, D-Petersburg, in the special election for the Virginia Senate's 16th District seat.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Agriculture, Science

The Washington Post

Lobbyist spending in Va. dips slightly after McDonnells charged in gift scandal

Lobbyists spent 10 percent less wining and dining Virginia lawmakers during this year's session compared to the previous year, but it's unclear if the slight dip is a result of the scandal over gifts received by former governor Robert F. McDonnell and his family.

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Business Journal

How VDOT's latest mega project, I-395 at Seminary Road, will affect your commute

The mega road projects consuming Interstates 95 and 395 do not end at Edsall Road.

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Weirton Daily Times

DOC sees a drop in inmate population

West Virginia's Justice Reinvestment Act already is showing positive results in reducing the number of inmates at Department of Corrections facilities, an official said Monday.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia

Virginia Business

Conservation plan implemented for Virginia farmers

Virginia has launched a new conservation plan for the state's farmers, designed to increase voluntary soil and water conservation farming techniques while improving health of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Agriculture, Science

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