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There’s One More Saturday For Absentee Balloting

Every Virginia registrar will open his or her office on Saturday.

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Democrats Stump In City; Cuccinelli Goes To Loudoun

Democrats have promoted their ticket in the city while GOP nominee Ken Cuccinelli campaigned in Loudoun.

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GOP Lawmakers Outline Education Goals For 2014

Republican leaders of the General Assembly unveil their plans for K-12 education.

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Area Electoral Board Member Says Purges Are Proper

A local member of an electoral board says systematic purges of voter rolls are necessary.

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Virginia Gets $37 Million Settlement From McKesson

Virginia is getting $37 million from a settlement with McKesson Pharmaceuticals.

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Toscano Believes His Party Benefits From Shutdown Furor

Local Delegate David Toscano believes the furor over the D.C. shutdown will help Democrats.

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Judge Says Voter Purging Is Allowed

A federal judge has ruled that the recent purging of voter rolls in Virginia is allowed.

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Governor Tallies Number Of People With Restored Rights

Governor McDonnell and his staff have tallied the numbers of nonviolent felons with restored rights.

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AMC To Tell Story Of Washington Spy Ring

AMC plans to air a series about George Washington’s spy ring in 2014.

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Councilman Gets Weary Of Congestion At Free Bridge

Dave Norris says the congestion around the Free Bridge is frustrating.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Ex-Governor’s Son Charged With DUI In Virginia Beach

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One of Former Governor Bob McDonnell's twin sons is charged with DUI in Virginia Beach.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Morrissey Resigns – Will Run For Seat Again

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An embattled lawmaker is resigning after being convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, but he'll run again for the seat he's vacating.