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Ex-House Speaker Tom Moss Dies

A Norfolk Democrat who was the last member of his party to be the Speaker of the House of Delegates died Thanksgiving Day in South Carolina.

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State Agency Certifies Election Results

The State Board of Elections last week certified the results of the November 3rd general election.

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Cruz Files Petitions For GOP Primary

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R- Texas) has become the fifth GOP presidential candidate to qualify for the March 1st Virginia Primary.

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Lawmakers Back Bill Restricting Refugees

Congressman Robert Hurt and eight other Virginians in the House of Representatives have voted for legislation creating new obstacles for Syrian refugees.

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New Panel For Transit Improvements

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District is helping to set up a new committee that will strive to improve the local transportation network.

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Carson Joins Republicans Filing Petitions

Ben Carson has become the latest 2016 presidential hopeful who's filed enough petition signatures for the March 1st Republican primary.

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ABC Has Discounts On Big Shopping Days

Virginia's ABC stores will have discount prices for November 27th and 30th, which many consumers call Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Horses Lawfully Seized From Orange Farm

Veterinarians who examined horses at a farm in Orange County told a judge the animals might be dead in a week without immediate care,

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Bush Joins Trump, Kasich As Early Filers

Jeb Bush has joined Donald Trump and John Kasich on the list of GOP presidential hopefuls who have filed petition signatures for a March 1st primary.

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Northam Kicks Off ’17 Race For Governor

Ralph Northam has officially launched his 2017 bid for the Governor's Mansion.

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McDonnell Picks Up Support In Appeal

Former politicians from all persuasions are supporting Bob McDonnell in his appeal.

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ABC Wants Johnson Suit Dismissed

The Virginia ABC Board and three of its agents are asking a federal judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit that UVA student Martese Johnson filed last month.

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Sterilization Compensation Plan Examined

Governor McAuliffe is reviewing regulations for the compensation of Virginians who were involuntarily sterilized during the last century.

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Kasich Submits Petitions For GOP Primary

Ohio Governor John Kasich submits petition signatures for Virginia's March 1st presidential primary.

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Councilors Okay 2016 Wish List

City councilors have signed off on a wish list for the 2016 General Assembly

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Charter School Bill Returns

Delegate Rob Bell has re-introduced his bill to put a charter school issue on the ballot.

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GOP Picks Leaders For 2016, 2017

GOP Delegates have chosen their leaders for 2016 and '17.

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Democrats Reelect Toscano As Leader

House of Delegates Democrats have chosen David Toscano for another two-year term as the Minority Leader.

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Borches, Malloy Picked For State Board

Governor McAuliffe names two people with local ties to the Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Board.

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Colonial Downs Challenges New Law

Colonial Downs is challenging Virginia's new law that affects who controls the racing at a track in New Kent County.

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Mike London Era Has Ended At UVA


Mike London's six-year stint as the University of Virginia's head football coach ended Sunday.

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City Police Search For Robbery Suspect

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City Police are searching for a male suspect in a Thanksgiving night robbery in the 800-block of West Main St.

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Four Arrested Following Carjacking

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Four men are being bars following an armed carjacking in New Kent County.

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Gilmore Will Run Ads In Some States

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Presidential candidate, and former Virginia Governor, Jim Gilmore gets to run TV ads in several early primary and caucus states.

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UVA Football Loses Season Finale 23-20

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The UVA football team ended its 2015 season on Saturday with a 23-20 loss to Virginia Tech at Scott Stadium.