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Howell: Too Soon For Extra Session

House Speaker Bill Howell sees no reason to hold a mid-August redistricting session.

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Leaders United To Stimulate Economy

Leaders of business, education, and government unite for a new approach to stimulate the economy.

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Governor Makes Picks For State Boards

Governor McAuliffe names area residents to Virginia boards and commissions.

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McDonnell Wants Full Appeals Court Review

Bob McDonnell wants the full U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear his case after a panel of that same court upheld the convictions against him.

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Area Planners Focus on Road Projects

Area transportation planners look at future road projects with possible statewide importance.

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Virginia Schools Earn Accolades

U.S. Department of Education gives Virginia's public schools their highest overall rating.

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Gay Rights Group Wants Changes in Schools

The leader of a gay and lesbian group urges the Charlottesville School Board to make some changes.

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Woman Wants To Ban Item On Applications

A local woman is urging the Albemarle Supervisors to delete a box on many job application forms that deal with prior convictions.

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New Interest In Another Potomac Crossing

VDOT voices interest in another crossing of the Potomac River

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Judges Will Hear Maureen McDonnell Appeal

A panel of judges will hear Maureen McDonnell's appeal of her conviction in late October.

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McAuliffe Has Fresh Fight With GOP

Governor McAuliffe and the Republicans in the House of Delegates don't see eye-to-eye when it comes to Planned Parenthood.

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Kaine Helps Senate Pass New Education Bill

Virginia's Tim Kaine helps the U.S. Senate to pass a new version of No Child Left Behind.

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New Advisory Panel Begins Its Work

A new citizen advisory panel gets down to work.

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Onetime Candidate Denounces LGBT Policy

A past candidate for Lieutenant Governor is upset about a new Pentagon policy on transgender people.

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Northam Has New Fundraising Totals

Lieutenant Goverrnor Ralph Northam has new fundraising totals for his possible bid for the Governor's Mansion.

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Former City Mayor Will Help Review Parole

A former Charlottesville Mayor will help to review Virginia's parole system.

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Governor Wants Special Session In August

Governor McAuliffe wants Virginia's delegates and state senators to come back next month for a special session.

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State Ends Fiscal Year With Surplus

The state government has ended the fiscal year with a big budget surplus.

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Area Republicans Prepare For Fall Campaign

Republican activists had two weekend events that are warmups for the general election campaign.

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Effort To Rename Jefferson Davis Highway

Petitions are circulating asking Virginia officials to drop the name Jefferson Davis Highway.

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "stay tuned" for a regular-season game in Africa as Chris Paul and others prepare to play the league's first exhibition on the continent.

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Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out

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WATCH: Annual Virginia pony swim

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"Salt water cowboys" round up dozens of horses for the tradition off the Virginia coast, now in its 90th year.