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1 hr ago | ARLnow.com

The Right Note: Heading to Richmond

The Right Note is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, 9, Virginia

5 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Ben Chafin WINS, Anti-Gun Democrat Leadership LOSES the Virginia State Senate

Chafin's election gives Republicans in the Virginia Senate a narrow one seat majority over Democrats, TAKING CONTROL OF THE SENATE FROM VIRULENT ANTI-GUN POLITICIANS DICK SASLAW AND DONALD McEACHIN, WHILE RENDERING ANTI-GUN LT.

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6 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Paige: Redistricting reform should start now

There were no surprises in Tuesday's special elections. Voters in each of the three districts performed as expected.

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Related Topix: US News, Virginia, Mitt Romney, US Politics

10 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Consultant was "very fond" of first lady

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, Virginia Commonwealth University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NBC29

Plans Roll Forward for Route 29 Improvements

Plans are developing for upcoming improvement projects on Route 29, and some people in Albemarle County are worrying about their livelihood.

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WUSA-TV Washington

CSX tunnel expansion decision delayed for hearing

CSX tunnel expansion decision delayed for hearing A decision on changes to a CSX tunnel in the D.C. area has been delayed.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Democrat, Virginia, Washington DC

WTVR Richmond

Liberians & Virginians in action against Ebola

Virginia In Action For Liberia Against Ebola, is a campaign organized by Diaspora Liberians and friends in Virginia to provide support and resources needed to control the spread of the Ebola virus in Liberia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

USA Today

Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia

The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia beginning Thursday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, USA Today, Publishing, Media, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Central Ohio

Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia

The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia Wednesday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Daily Press & Argus

Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia

The four original plaintiffs challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban are Tony London, Tim Bostic, Mary Townley and Carol Schall.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Virginian-Pilot

The hottest ticket in town . . .

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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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Speeding on Route 17 ongoing problem, VDOT says | With Video

It's been a year since construction started to widen Route 17, better known as George Washington Memorial Highway, and travelers may have noticed some changes recently.

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Insurance Journal West

Virginia Task Force to Target Worker Misclassification, Payroll Fraud

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently signed an executive order establishing an inter-agency task force that will target worker misclassification and payroll fraud.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Skanska's U.S. Chief Sees More Public-Private Infrastructure to Come

Skanska, a global colossus with $21 billion of revenue last year, first ventured into public-private partnerships in the U.S. in 2005 and closed its first deal in 2012 when a team including Skanska won a contract to finance, build and operate the $2.1 billion Elizabeth River Crossings project for improving and building tunnels under the Elizabeth ... (more)

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Logan Banner

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Logan County, WV, Thomas, WV

The Virginian-Pilot

Clergy readying to perform same-sex marriages in Virginia

They have no way of knowing how many will show up, but more than 60 clergy will head to courthouses across the state Thursday to officiate the first same-sex weddings in Virginia's history.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

Christian Science Monitor

West Virginia Senate test: Which candidate can cozy up closest to coal?

Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito speaks during the Working for Jobs Rally in Beckley, W.Va., Tuesday, Aug. 19. Looking on are Sen. Evan Jenkins and 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Beckley, WV

WCAV

Polls are Open for Special Elections in Va.

Polls are open in three special elections for seats in the General Assembly, including a critical race that will determine control of the state Senate.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Defense case continues today in McDonnell trial

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

The Inquirer & Mirror

At the Atheneum: "The Internal Enemy"

Historian Alan Taylor's latest book, " The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832," which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize, is an extraordinary and detailed account of slavery, war and liberty in colonial America.

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