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  1. new Sessions recuses himself from Russian investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Under growing pressure from Democrats and Republicans alike, Attorney General Jeff Sessions agreed Thursday to recuse himself from an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. His action followed revelations he twice met with the Russian ambassador and didn't say so when pressed by Congress.

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  2. new Trump to push Pentagon upgrade aboard US aircraft carrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    President Donald Trump is planning to meet with sailors and shipbuilders on an aircraft carrier in Virginia as he promotes his plans for a major buildup of the nation's military. Trump is traveling Thursday to Newport News to deliver a speech aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that is expected to be commissioned this year after cost overruns and delays.

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  3. Wrongfully imprisoned man could get $1.55M from VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A man who spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit could be getting $1.55 million from the state of Virginia. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that a bill to provide compensation to 60-year-old Keith Allen Harward is awaiting Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's signature.

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  4. new Va. school discipline changes could limit suspensions in elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Changes to school discipline in Virginia could ban suspensions for elementary school students for anything but drug or weapons offenses and limit the use of long-term suspensions. The bills, introduced and supported by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, respond to concerns that Virginia is referring too many students to law enforcement for issues that could be handled in the classroom and that punishments for students can be too harsh.

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  5. Brother of Michael Vick arrested in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Multiple news outlets report that police say 32-year-old Marcus Vick was arrested Saturday in Newport News and charged with one count of possession of a schedule I or II drug following a search of his apartment. Police went to the scene after receiving a drug complaint.

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  6. Police: Va. teen asked clown on social media to kill her teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Authorities say a 13-year-old Hampton girl asked a person posing as a clown on social media to kill one of her teachers. Hampton police said in a news release Monday that the teenager asked the person running an online clown account to kill a teacher at Davis Middle School.

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  7. Grants awarded to conserve USS Monitora s iconic gun turretRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Daily Press reports that the Institute of Museum and Library Services is giving more than $27,000 to the cause. Matching funds from other sources will bring the total to more than $50,000.

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