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McDonnells Trial Continues Into Fifth Week

A federal jury begins a fifth week of hearing testimony about Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife.

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City Electoral Board Member Blows Whistle On Former Colleague

The chairwoman of the Charlottesville Electoral Board has blown the whistle on a onetime colleague.

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Major Party Senate Hopefuls Agree To Eight Joint Public Forums

Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie agree to eight joint public forums between now and November.

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GOP Leaders Celebrate State Senate Victory

General Assembly Republicans are celebrating having 21 of the 40 State Senate seats.

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Toscano Asks His Constituents To Complete 2014 Survey

Area Delegate David Toscano wants his constituents to complete his latest survey.

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Counties Want Taxing Power Equal To Cities’

County Supervisors voice interest in adding taxation-related requests to the next General Assembly.

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Virginia Lawmakers Split On Lawsuit Against President

Virginia's congressional delegation has a sharp partisan split over a resolution that supports suing the President.

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Petersburg’s Rosalyn Dance Wins Democrats’ Senate Primary

Delegate Rosalyn Dance (D- Petersburg) has won a Democratic primary for a vacant State Senate seat.

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Democrats To Nominate Candidate For Vacant State Senate Seat

Richmond and Petersburg area Democrats will nominate a candidate for a State Senate seat on Saturday.

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McDonnell Trial Includes Testimony From Mansion Director

The onetime director of the Virginia Governor's Mansion testified Thursday at the McDonnell trial.

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Board Of Elections Has New Provision Regarding Photo ID’s And Voting

Virginia's Board of Elections has a new provision on photo ID's used by voters.

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Week Two Of McDonnells’ Trial In Richmond

The Richmond trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell resumes following a weekend break.

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Cantor Will Resign From Congress August 18th

Congressman Eric Cantor (R- Henrico County) will resign from Congress August 18th.

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Williams Provides Extensive Testimony During McDonnells’ Trial

The star witness for the prosecution in the Bob and Maureen McDonnell trial provides hours of testimony.

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Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

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Hayao Miyazaki, Harry Belafonte among winners of honorary Oscars

"Ponyo" director Hayao Miyazaki poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.

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Robert Downey, Jr. calls ‘Guardians’ the best Marvel movie ever

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Robert Downey Jr. stars as billionaire industrialist Tony Stark aka Iron Man in the film, “Iron Man.”** NO SALES **

Iron Man's Robert Downey Jr. flies past his own ego with claims that this summer's "Guardians of the Galaxy" is the Marvel movie to beat.

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Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing after fatal accident

Tony Stewart smiles as he speaks with his crew before the start of the rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 27, 2012.

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time since he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track earlier this month.