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Cuccinelli: New School Takeover Law Unconstitutional

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says a new law that deals with school takeovers is unconstitutional.

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Cantor Will Vote For Use Of Force Against Syria

Congressman Eric Cantor (R-Henrico County) wants to let President use force against Syria.

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Area Schools Get Grant Money For Enhanced Security

Many local schools are getting grant money for enhanced security.

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Candidates For Governor Attend Labor Day Events

Virginia’s candidates for Governor were out pressing the flesh during Labor Day events.

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There Are New Survey Results In The Governor’s Race

There are new polling results involving the Governor’s race.

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Candidates For Governor Face Off At Forum

A forum on energy issues was held in Arlington on Thursday

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Henrico Lawmaker Under Investigation

A Richmond-area member of the House of Delegates is under investigation for his involvement with a teenage girl.

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Man On Motorcycle Dies After Collision In Louisa

A motorcycle rider has died following a weekend collision in Louisa County.

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Statewide Realtors’ Group Backs McAuliffe

The Virginia Association of Realtors has endorsed Terry McAuliffe in this fall’s election of a new Governor.

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Toscano Says He’s Trying To Expand His Party’s Numbers

Local Delegate David Toscano is trying to improve his party’s showing in Richmond.

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