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Virginia Republicans Pick New Chairman

Virginia's Republican Party has chosen a new leader.

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State Senate Considers Bill Dealing With Primaries

The State Senate is considering a bill that would let a political party create the rules for its primary elections.

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Boyd Challenges Dittmar’s Latest Message To VDOT

Retiring Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd challenges a message Chairwoman Jane Dittmar sent to VDOT.

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Panel Rejects Adoptions By Unmarried Gay Partners

A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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Bill Dealing With Athletic Fees Clears House

A bill that deals with student athletic fees has cleared the House of Delegates.

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Judge Hands Claire Ogilvie Four Year Prison Term

A judge has sentenced Claire Ogilvie to four years in prison for a 2014 incident at the home of a local lawmaker.

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Albemarle Supervisors Oppose Bell Budget Amendment

Members say they never saw Delegate Rob Bell’s bill, which might kill the Rio Road/29 North interchange.

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Koleszar Runs Again For Albemarle School Board

Steve Koleszar is seeking a sixth term on the Albemarle School Board.

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Bell Wants More Review Of 29 North Projects

Albemarle Delegate Rob Bell authored a budget amendment that could affect Route 29 corridor projects.

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Councilors Approve Grants To Benefit Homeless

City councilors approve grants that benefit the homeless and encourage affordable housing.

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Coalition Still Mad About Registrar Office Events

City Democrats, Republicans and Tea Partiers are still upset about problems in the Registrar's Office

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Herring Promotes Legislation Addressing Heroin Use

Attorney General Mark Herring promotes bills that are designed to reduce heroin use.

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Recommended Sentence For Maureen McDonnell

A federal agency has a recommendation for a prison sentence for Maureen McDonnell.

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Bill To Amend Personal Property Tax Procedure

The Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to amend a procedure dealing with the personal property tax.

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Bill On Tuition Rates Derailed

Legislation prohibiting in-state tuition rates for undocumented students gets derailed in Richmond.

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Lawmaker Wants Higher Threshold For Reckless Driving

Delegate Jeff Campbell (R- Saltville) wants Virginia to raise the threshold for reckless driving.

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Smith Seeks New Term As Greene Sheriff

Incumbent Greene County Sheriff Steve Smith is seeking a new term.

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Dominion Shrinks List of Landowners Being Sued

Dominion has shortened its list of landowners who are facing legal action.

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Governor Recuperates From Recent Accident

Governor McAuliffe had an overnight hospital stay following rib-breaking injury in Africa.

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Despite a rough outing offensively, Virginia guts out another win.

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The Virginia women's basketball team fell 68-62 to Georgia Tech on Sunday afternoon.

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State Senate Considers Bill Dealing With Primaries

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The State Senate is considering a bill that would let a political party create the rules for its primary elections.

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Boyd Challenges Dittmar’s Latest Message To VDOT

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Retiring Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd challenges a message Chairwoman Jane Dittmar sent to VDOT.