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2 weeks ago

Albemarle Kids Get Day Off March 1st

Albemarle school students will have a holiday on March 1st, the day of the Virginia Primary.

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2 weeks ago

Home Schooling Bills Advance

Legislation that's popular with home schooling parents has advanced in the General Assembly.

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2 weeks ago

No Action On Va. Supreme Court Vacancy

A long-running debate over a seat on the Virginia Supreme Court has not been resolved.

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2 weeks ago

New Threshold Amount For Larcenies

The State Senate has approved legislation that raises the threshold amount for a felony larceny conviction from $200 to $500.

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2 weeks ago

Lawmakers Honor Ex-Speaker Tom Moss

State Senator Creigh Deeds and his colleagues paid tribute Thursday to the late Tom Moss, who was a past Speaker of the House.

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2 weeks ago

Bell Gets GOP Rival For 2017 Office

A Richmond area lawyer will challenge Delegate Rob Bell (R- Albemarle) for the Republican nomination for Attorney General in 2017.

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2 weeks ago

Fourth GOP Hopeful Seeks Hurt Seat

A Rappahannock County man is the latest Republican to enter the 5th District House race.

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2 weeks ago

Lawmakers Promote Education Reform

General Assembly Republicans promote education reform measures.

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2 weeks ago

Lawmakers Honor Vicki Gardner

State Senators have given Vicki Gardner, who survived an August shooting during a TV broadcast, a standing ovation.

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3 weeks ago

Banks Accused Of Misleading VRS Pay Up

Attorney General Mark Herring says Virginia is getting money from banks that are accused of misleading the Commonwealth's retirement system.

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3 weeks ago

Early Voting Measure Rejected

A House of Delegates subcommittee has killed an early-voting measure.

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3 weeks ago

Moran Unveils Funding Request

Albemarle School Superintendent Pam Moran has proposed a $174 million funding request, including an average raise of 2% for county teachers.

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3 weeks ago

More Questions About Appomattox Deal

A member of the General Assembly is asking questions about a failed business deal in Appomattox County.

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3 weeks ago

Gun Groups Square Off In Richmond

Both sides of the gun control issue held rallies Monday at the State Capitol.

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3 weeks ago

Stalemate Continues Over Judgeship

A freshman senator has decided to support Jane Roush, who was nominated last summer for the Virginia Supreme Court.

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3 weeks ago

Toscano Honors Religious Freedom Statute

Delegate Davis Toscano (D-Charlottesville) has authored a resolution that salutes Virginia's Statute on Religious Freedom.

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4 weeks ago

Obenshain Promotes Charter Schools

A Shenandoah Valley lawmaker says Virginia should make it easier to create charter schools.

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4 weeks ago

New Legislation Defines Small Business

Legislation that defines a small business in Virginia clears the House of Delegates.

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4 weeks ago

City School Board Wants More $$$

The Charlottesville Schools hope to get more money from City Council.

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4 weeks ago

Judge Won’t Block Party Pledge

A federal judge has rejected a request from three African-American pastors who don't like a party affiliation pledge for an upcoming primary.

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10 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Fiorina drops out of the presidential race

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The former technology executive announced on Twitter that she is suspending her campaign.

10 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

House Okays Use Of Electric Chair

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The House of Delegates has approved legislation that would let prison officials execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are not available.

11 hours ago in Albemarle County, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Amended Threshold For Reckless Driving

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The State Senate has approved a bill that prevents drivers from being charged with reckless driving if they're going only 11 miles above the speed limit.

11 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Senate Approves Concealed Carry Bill

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A bill that makes it easier for people with a protective order to get a concealed weapons permit has won Senate approval.

11 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

House Approves Weapons Related Bills

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The House of Delegates has approved three bills that are part of a compromise worked out by Governor McAuliffe and Republican leaders.