Virginia Assembly

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State Voting Equipment Under Scrutiny

A top election official is calling for a review of the voting equipment used in Virginia.

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Herring Still Has Campaign Debt

Attorney General Mark Herring is still dealing with $365,000 in campaign debt from 2013.

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Governor Considers Rolling Back Car Tax Relief

The governor says the state economy is in trouble, and continuing car tax relief could be on the chopping block.

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UVA Takes Action Following Incident Chronicled In Rolling Stone

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan has taken action regarding offenses that were highlighted in a Rolling Stone article.

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Joblessness In Virginia Drops In October

The Virginia Employment Commission says the jobless picture improved in October.

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War Of Words Continues Over 29 Improvements

A war of words continues over proposed improvements for 29 North.

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Attorney General Says No To Proposed Independent Counsel

Attorney General Mark Herring has told UVA he won't accept Mark Filip as an independent counsel.

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Neighbors Of Starr Hill ABC Store Want It To Go Away

Many Charlottesville residents want a Virginia ABC store on West Main Street to go somewhere else.

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Northern Virginia Lawmaker Favors Decriminalizing Marijuana

An Alexandria area state senator wants to decriminalize marijuana possession.

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Higher Prices At Virginia ABC Stores

Higher prices are coming to a Virginia ABC store near you on December 8th.

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Victims Network Honors Jon Zug

Albemarle Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Jon Zug has been recognized for his work on victims' rights.

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Skepticism About Rio-29 Interchange Construction

Some area business leaders remain skeptical of VDOT forecasts about the 29 North-Rio Road intersection.

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Virginia ABC Stores Plan Special Deal For Black Friday

All of Virginia's ABC stores will offer adult consumers a deal on Black Friday.

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Virginia Slips Several Notches In Forbes Rankings

The latest Forbes rankings place Virginia as #4 on the magazine's list of business-friendly states.

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Feds Eliminate Execution As Option For Quick Defendants

Prosecutors say the outgoing U.S. Attorney General ruled out capital punishment for defendants in the Kevin Quick case.

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State Government Revenue Improves

The state government revenue collection has shown an improvement.

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Updated Figures On Access UVA

University of Virginia officials have updated figures on the Access UVA program.

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Moran Gets One-Year Contract Extension

The Albemarle School Board has extended the contract of Superintendent Pam Moran through June 2016.

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House Speaker Howell Might Have Challenger

A onetime candidate for Lieutenant Governor might challege House Speaker Bill Howell in 2015.

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VDOT Releases Houses Along Defunct Western Bypass Route

VDOT releases its hold on homes in the path of the Western Bypass.

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