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McDonnell Corruption Trial Underway In Richmond

The trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell is underway in Richmond.

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Virginia Keeps Drug For Lethal Injections That Had Problems Elsewhere

Virginia will keep using midazolam in a three-drug cocktail for lethal injections of death row inmates.

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Governor Orders State Agencies To Contract More With Certain Firms

Governor McAuliffe wants state agencies to do more business with firms headed by minorities and women.

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NC Firm To Explore Alternative Sewer Line Routes

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority wants a N.C. company to find an alternative local sewer line route.

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New Mental Health Reform Panel Begins Work

A new mental health reform panel has begun its work.

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Many Virginia Lawmakers Work To Preserve Training Centers

Many of Virginia's federal lawmakers, including Robert Hurt, want to preserve state training centers.

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Gaughan Campaign Manager Speaks To Area Democrats

The campaign manager for congressional hopeful Lawrence Gaughan has met with area Democratic leaders.

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Call For State To Keep Interest In Wind Power

Environmental groups lobby Virginia's elected leaders to stay interested in wind power.

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Morrissey Pleads Not Guilty; Will Stand Trial In December

Veteran Delegate Joe Morrissey (D- Henrico County) will stand trial on felony charges on December 15th.

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Claire Ogilvie Case Goes To Grand Jury

The woman accused of breaking into the home of Delegate David Toscano and attacking his wife has waived her right to a preliminary hearing.

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Va. Supreme Court Says UVA And Mann Split Damages From Legal Battle

Virginia's highest court has told a nonprofit to pay $250 in damages and a former UVA professor gets some of it.

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Shucet And 12-Member Working Group Have First Session

Philip Shucet and a group that's tasked with working on 29 road improvements have their first sit down session.

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Bell Thanks Area Residents Who Helped Create New Laws

Delegate Rob Bell (R-Albemarle) has thanked area residents for helping him to craft new laws.

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Historical Marker At Watson Avenue House

A 19th-century house on Watson Avenue in Charlottesville will get a Virginia historical marker.

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Charlottesville School Board Returns Some Money To City Hall

The Charlottesville School Board has agreed to send nearly $67,000 back to City Hall.

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Marsh, Howell Appointed To State Boards

Two recently retired members of the General Assembly have new six-figure state jobs

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Judge Allows McDonnell Attorneys To Subpoena Williams’ Lawyer

Federal Judge Says McDonnell Lawyers Can Subpoena Jonnie Williams' lawyer.

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Homicide Suspect Gray Surrenders

Homicide suspect Avery Fernando Gray, Jr., has surrendered to a magistrate.

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Grand Jury Indicts Henrico Delegate Morrissey

A Richmond area grand jury has indicted Delegate Joe Morrissey (D- Henrico County).

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Relay Foods Gets Grant To Help With Headquarters Expansion

Governor McAuliffe came to Relay Foods Monday to highlight state support for the company's expansion.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

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The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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Bicyclist Killed In Albemarle

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There was a fatal accident involving a bicyclist Saturday at Walnut Creek Park.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

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Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.

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Paul McGinley pulls out of PGA Championship with injury

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European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of the PGA Championship with a shoulder injury.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.