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Members Of The Families Of Two Area Political Figures Pass Away

The mothers-in-law of local Delegate David Toscano and former Charlottesville Sheriff Buddy Rittenhouse have passed away.

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Democratic Lawmaker Gives GOP Governor Unsolicited Advice

A Democratic State Senator has given Governor McDonnell some unsolicited advice.

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Virginia Has New Laws That Involve K-12 Education

Virginia has new laws that focus on K-12 education reform.

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Longtime Delegate Wins Jeep In Lottery Game

A longtime member of the House of Delegates wins a vehicle in a lottery scratcher game.

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Historic Transportation Legislation Takes Effect Monday

Virginia’s biggest transportation legislation of the 21st century takes effect Monday.

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Virginia Law Involving Texting-And-Driving Will Change Soon

Virginia’s law dealing with those who text-and-drive will change on July 1st.

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Advocates For Children Spotlight Results Of New Survey

Advocates release new survey focusing on the future of Virginia’s children.


Landes, Hanger Serve On Panel Exploring Medicaid Expansion

Delegate Steve Landes and a fellow Augusta County Republican serve on a panel that’s exploring Medicaid expansion in Virginia.

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McAuliffe Holds Cash Advantage Over Cuccinelli

New campaign finance reports show Democrat Terry McAuliffe has roughly rwice the cash-on-hand of Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

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UVA Board Of Visitors Will Lose Three Senior Members This Month

Three members of the UVA Board of Visitors have become short-timers.

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