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  1. As options run out, ex-Virginia gov. turns to Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    His legal options running out, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Thursday turned to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking that he be allowed to stay out of prison while he makes his final appeal on public corruption convictions. Earlier Thursday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond refused to grant McDonnell's request to remain free while appealing to the high court.

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  2. Alcohol agents cleared in arrest of student claiming racismRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Three Virginia liquor agents involved in a bloody arrest that prompted allegations of racism followed procedures and did nothing wrong, the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Department said Monday. University of Virginia student Martese Johnson's arrest caused a furor after photos and video of the 20-year-old, pinned to the sidewalk by an officer and bleeding from the head, were circulated widely on social media.

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  3. Jury convicts ex-Russian soldier of terror-related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Silicon Alley Insider

    This photo provided by the U.S. Government shown during a trial shows a photo of Irek Hamidullin surrendering after being wounded by U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Nov. 29, 2009. Hamidullin is charged with 15 counts, including providing material support to terrorism and trying to destroy U.S. military aircraft.

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  4. The Latest: Jury convicts Russian veteran in Taliban attackRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The latest on the federal trial for a Russian military veteran who is accused of leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan : A former Russian military tank commander charged with leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan has been convicted of 15 terror-related charges. A jury heard five days of testimony and deliberated for eight hours before finding Irek Hamidullin guilty on all counts Friday night.

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  5. Chief: Officers 'did what they had to do' in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Watersblogged

    A Richmond police officer walks out of an alley at the scene of a shooting involving a police officer, in the Fan District of Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. An armed suspect fired first at two police officers and they were justified in returning gunfire and killing the suspect, Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham said Thursday.

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  6. Thousands of people on Facebook are helping a woman solve the mystery behind these vintage photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Silicon Alley Insider

    While thrifting, a photographer named Meagan Abell came across a box of stunning color photos she believed were taken in the fifties. Now Abell, who is from Virginia, is trying to track down the origin of the photos - and thousands of people have joined her search on Facebook.

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  7. A couple looking to live their dream life explores the cost of moving from Virginia to Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Why They Want to Move: "I was medically discharged from the Navy last year, and now work as a communications coordinator in the health care industry. I live with my boyfriend, Edward, who is also retired from the Navy and seeking work as a corporate or university recruiter.

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  8. The 10 most popular American cities to visit this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    American Express Travel recently released its list of the top 10 most popular cities to visit this summer in the United States. To make this list, the travel company looked at the top destinations that its customers have booked trips to this year and compared the results to last year's findings.

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  9. This is what Lincoln had in his pocket when he was assassinatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    It will be 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 1865. Lincoln was attending the play "Our American Cousin" in a much-needed attempt to calm his nerves after the stresses of the Civil War.

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  10. This might be the death blow for an imploding collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at a press conference following the state's decision to overturn its gay marriage ban after the Bostic v Rainey court case on February 14, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. A lawsuit to keep the imploding Sweet Briar College open may have been dealt a massive blow, days before a judge is set to hear the case.

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  11. Days before the Confederacy surrendered 150 years ago, here's how...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    After more than four years of exceedingly brutal warfare, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union troops 150 years ago today. After retreating from the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia on April 2nd, 1865, Lee cut west in an attempt to join with the North Carolina Confederate.

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  12. '60 Minutes' airs brutal report detailing massive problems at Lumber...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The report said that Lumber Liquidators is selling laminate flooring made in China with levels of formaldehyde higher than currently allowed under California law. Formaldehyde is a known carcinogen that "60 Minutes" says can cause myeloid leukemia and nasopharyngeal cancer at high levels, and respiratory issues as well as eye nose and throat irritation at low levels.

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