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Obenshain Clings To Razor-Thin Lead

Mark Obenshain clings to a narrow lead in the ballot count for Attorney General.

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Virginia’s Next Governor Announces Future Executive Orders

Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe says he will sign two Executive Orders in mid-January.

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Debbie DiCroce Joins Norfolk State Board Of Visitors

A past President Of PVCC is joining the board that oversees Norfolk State University

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McAuliffe Wins Bitter Contest For Governor’s Mansion

Terry McAuliffe has edged Ken Cuccinelli in the closet race for Governor in a generation.

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Very Few House Seats Changed Hands

Most of the House of Delegates incumbents had no trouble winning new terms.

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Candidates Spend Election Eve Firing Up Voters

All of the nominees for Governor spent Monday motivating their backers.

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President Stumps For McAuliffe In Arlington

President Obama has campaigned for fellow Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Arlington.

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City Registrar Hopes To Explode An Old Myth

City Registrar Sheri Iachetta would love to wipe out a myth about the way absentee ballots are treated.

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Some House Of Delegates Seats Are In Play

Some seats in the House of Delegates might switch hands this year.

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Virginia Race Gets Attention From Beyond Our Borders

The contest between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli has caught the eye of many people who are not Virginians.

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