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Carole Thorpe Doesn’t Welcome County’s Interest In Equal Taxing Powers

A past leader of the local tea party hopes Albemarle leaders won’t pursue equal taxing powers with cities.

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City Democrats Pick New Leaders

Charlottesville Democrats have picked new leaders and chosen representation on the city’s electoral board

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Independent Makes Roanoke Area Special Election Three-Way Race

An Independent has made a special election for the House of Delegates a three-way race.

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Senator Kaine Backs Budget Deal Now Pending In Congress

Freshman U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Richmond) supports the budget deal that’s pending in Washington.

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Virginia Now Has Rules For Upcoming Recount

A judge has unveiled the rules for an upcoming recount.

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Challenge Claims Delay In Transporting Attorney General Ballots In Fairfax

A motion challenging the timeliness of delivering ballots in Fairfax County has been filed in the recount for the attorney general contest.

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Roanoke Area Democrats Tap Businessman For House Seat

Roanoke area Democrats have picked businessman Sam Rasoul for a special House of Delegates election.

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Norris Joins Advisory Panel On Local Government

Outgoing Councilman Dave Norris has been chosen for one of Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe’s advisory groups.

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Recount Dates Set In Attorney General Race

Two days have been scheduled for the recount in the attorney general race.

Nixie Orr

City Democrats Reorganize For The Next Two Years

Charlottesville Democrats have reorganized their governing committee.

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A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.

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The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into the site and found a critical vulnerability.