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  1. Court-ordered anti-smoking ads challenged by firmsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Washington Times

    The nation's largest tobacco companies are challenging court-ordered advertisements requiring the cigarette makers to say they lied about the dangers of smoking. The so-called corrective statements are part of a case the government brought in 1999 under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.


  2. VA--Virginia News Coverage Advisory, VARead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Washington Times

    Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Virginia. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Richmond bureau at 804-643-6646 or


  3. Lawmakers to high court: Protect pregnant workersRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Washington Times

    More than 120 members of Congress urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to recognize that pregnant workers are entitled to reasonable accommodations such as light duty, saying it's needed to ensure that expecting mothers are not forced out of their jobs. In a friend-of-the-court brief, the Democratic lawmakers - 99 from the House, including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and 24 senators - said UPS delivery driver Peggy Young of Lorton, Virginia, was unfairly treated by her employer when it asked her to take unpaid maternity leave rather than provide a less strenuous position as her doctors advised.


  4. Correction: Former Governor Trial storyRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Washington Times

    In a story Sept. 4 about the public corruption convictions of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that ethics reform was passed this summer by a Republican-controlled General Assembly.


  5. Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crashRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Washington Times

    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.


  6. Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crashRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Washington Times

    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.


  7. Andrew White III transfers to Nebraska from KansasRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Washington Times

    Nebraska coach Tim Miles said Monday that White would join his program after playing two seasons for the Jayhawks.


  8. Redskins rookie CB deals with marijuana citationRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Washington Times

    Washington Redskins rookie cornerback Bashaud Breeland says he'll "deal with the consequences" of being cited for misdemeanor possession of marijuana on the team's final night in Richmond, Virginia, before the end of the training camp.


  9. CBS switching Indianapolis affiliate to WTTVRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Washington Times

    CBS and Tribune Broadcasting announced Monday that the CBS affiliate serving the Indianapolis area will switch on Jan. 1, 2015, from LIN Media's WISH-TV to WTTV.


  10. VA--Virginia News Digest, VARead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Washington Times

    The Virginia News Editor is Steve McMillan. Brock Vergakis is the breaking news supervisor.


  11. Wilder, Cuccinelli named as possible witnesses in McDonnell trialRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Washington Times

    Day one of the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife kicked off Monday morning, with lawyers revealing scores of potential witnesses expected to testify in the case that could last at least a month.


  12. Eric Holder has viewed gun prosecutions as a local, not federal matterRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Washington Times

    When U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was serving as deputy attorney general at the Justice Department under then-president Bill Clinton, he refused to endorse a local initiative in Richmond, Virginia, credited by locals for dramatically reducing gun violence in their city.


  13. Excerpts from conflicting health law rulingsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Washington Times

    Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday in a dispute involving crucial financing for President Barack Obama's health care law.


  14. Archie's death latest comic book to inject realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Washington Times

    For most of Archie Andrew's life, the red-headed comic book icon's biggest quandary was whether he liked Veronica or Betty. 1 comment

  15. VA--Virginia News Coverage Advisory, VARead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | Washington Times

    Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Virginia.


  16. Beach towns welcoming more visitors with petsRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2014 | Washington Times

    The patio and tea room inside the Bewitched Bed and Breakfast in Rehoboth Beach is brimming with memorabilia from the spellbinding '60s sitcom.


  17. US Ed Dept. adds 12 schools to Title IX listRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Washington Times

    The U.S. Department of Education has added 12 colleges and universities to its growing list of educational institutions being investigated for their handling of sexual assault complaints.


  18. Kosovo police disperse protesters in tense northRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Washington Times

    Kosovo police fired tear gas and used batons Sunday to disperse hundreds of ethnic Albanians upset because minority Serbs had reinforced a barricade in the center of the city of Mitrovica.


  19. Conservative Raul Labrador enters House Majority Leader raceRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Washington Times

    Hard-charging conservative Rep. Raul R. Labrador said Friday that he's jumping into the race for House Majority Leader, giving tea party members a champion in the contest to replace fallen Majority Leader Eric Cantor.


  20. APNewsBreak: Firm seeks to say tobacco cuts riskRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Washington Times

    Smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match is asking the Food and Drug Administration to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes.


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