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Morrissey Resigns – Will Run For Seat Again

An embattled lawmaker is resigning after being convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, but he'll run again for the seat he's vacating.

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State Lawmaker Wants To Limit Athletic Fees

The Majority Leader of the House of Delegates proposes limiting the growth of college athletic fees.

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Application Form Shortened For Restoring Felons’ Rights

Governor McAuliffe has shortened an application form for ex-felons who want their rights restored.

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New Campaign Will Alert People About Human Trafficking

Virginia has a new campaign that's designed to increase awareness about human trafficking.

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McAuliffe Proposed Changes, Including Closing Correctional Facility

Governor McAuliffe has unveiled his budget recommendations and they affect a correctional center.

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City Adds Approval To Firearms Training Facility

City Councilors have agreed to a deal that creates a firearms training facility in the Milton area.

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Reaction To Governor’s Proposed Gun Restrictions

Virginians are weighing in on proposed new gun restrictions.

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Governor Introduces Gun Control Measures

Governor McAuliffe unveils package of gun restrictions that he wants the General Assembly to consider.

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Democrats Urge Morrissey To Resign

Delegate David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) has joined Governor McAuliffe in asking Joe Morrissey to leave the General Assembly.

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Virginia Senators Prevail In Budget Vote

Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine were on the prevailing side of a vote to keep the federal government running.

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Libertarians Recognize Bill Of Rights 223rd Anniversary

Our region's leading Libertarians will recognize the 223rd anniversary of America's Bill Of Rights

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Joe Morrissey Gets Jail Time For Offense In Henrico

Delegate Joe Morrissey will get jail time for an incident involving a teenage girl in Henrico County.

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Feds End Investigation Into Puckett Resignation

The feds have decided to end an investigation of former State Senator Phil Puckett's resignation.

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Probation Agency Wants At Least 10 Years For McDonnell

The Washington Post is reporting that the U.S. Probation Office is recommending that former governor Bob McDonnell be sentenced to at least ten years in prison.

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City School Board Focuses On Teacher Pay

The Charlottesville School Board renews its focus on teacher pay scales.

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Albemarle Charter Middle School Could Use More Space

Albemarle's charter middle school would benefit from having additional space.

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County Officials Want To Raise Employee Salaries

The Albemarle School Superintendent and the County Executive say they will try to raise salaries in the next budget cycle.

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GOP Leaders Propose $100 Limit On Gifts To Lawmakers

House Republican leaders are proposing a $100 cap on gifts to state lawmakers.

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Republican Wins Special House Election In Southwest Virginia

The Republican candidate has won the special election in the House of Delegates 4th District.

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Virginia Gets Top Ranking From CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Virginia gets the top grade among the 50 states for health preparedness.

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