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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.

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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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