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Two Democratic Lawmakers Will Resign June 30th

Two Democratic Lawmakers Will Resign June 30th

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Two longtime members of the General Assembly are resigning effective Monday. Bob Brink (D-Arlington County) was first elected in 1997, and Algie Howell (D-Norfolk) joined the House of Delegates (pictured) after the 2003 elections. Both men are members of the House Appropriations Committee. Brink is leaving to take a job as deputy commissioner for aging services at the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services. Howell is 76, and he’s been challenged in recent Democratic primaries.

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Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader

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A Palestinian walks on the rubble of the house of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, hit by a pre-dawn Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling.

Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country should prepare for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave.

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Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.