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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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Governor Unveils Plan For Restoration Of Voting And Civil Rights

Governor McDonnell has a plan that calls for the automatic restoration of voting and civil rights for some non-violent felons.…

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McDonnell Trial: Deliberations Begin on Tuesday

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Prosecution calls gifts and loans from Jonnie Williams a corrupt quid pro quo.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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MHS Athletic Director, Two Others, Plead Guilty To Bid Rigging

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The athletic director at Monticello High School and two other defendants have pleaded guilty to rigging bids on athletic apparel and have been ordered to pay fines.