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McDonnell Lawyers Appeal To Supreme Court

Bob McDonnell's lawyers tell the U.S. Supreme Court the former governor has been a victim of overly zealous federal prosecutors.

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Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit Moves Forward

A Charlotesville judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against the city that deals with police stop and frisk procedures.

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Rival State Senators Will Debate At CNU

Rival members of the state senate will debate who should control that chamber.

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McDonnell Lawyers Ask Roberts For Stay

Bob McDonnell's lawyers send emergency appeal to Chief Justice John Roberts and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Renewed Talk Of Regional Authority

There's renewed interest in creating a regional transportation authority.

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GOP To Governor: Don’t Reappoint Judge

Republican members of the General Assembly are warning Governor McAuliffe he should not reappoint Jane Roush to Virginia's Supreme Court.

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Lottery Has Another Successful Year

Virginia Lottery celebrates another profitable year.

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Senate Adjourns Without Approving Judge

The State Senate abruptly adjourns without approving a candidate for a Virginia Supreme Court vacancy.

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Another Plea To Keep McDonnell Free

Bob McDonnell has made a final plea to a federal court to let him remain free.

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Professor Emeritus Julian Bond Has Died

Julian Bond, who was a professor emeritus at the University of Virginia, has died in Florida.

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Lawmakers Convene For Special Session

Members of the General Assembly are returning to Richmond to take on two contentious issues.

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Guardian: Johnson Poised To Sue ABC Agents

A British newspaper says UVA student Martese Johnson is poised to sue three Virginia ABC agents.

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McDonnell Files Motion To Remain Free

Former governor Bob McDonnell has formally requested to remain free while he continues to appeal his convictions.

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Albemarle Saves Money On School Buses

Albemarle school transportation officials say the county saved money on this year's bus purchases.

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Virginia Fares Better On SOL Tests

Virginia has improved results on its Standards of Learning tests.

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Support For Keeping Roush Appointment

There's growing support for the appointment of Jane Roush to the Virginia Supreme Court.

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VEA Backs Ned Gallaway For Senate

The Virginia Education Association backs Ned Gallaway for State Senate.

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Full 4th Circuit Denies McDonnell Appeal

The full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will not review the case of former governor Bob McDonnell.

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More Opposition To Greene Speaking Rules

Another Greene Supervisor wants to scrap his county's revised rules for public comment.

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Federal Judges Reject GOP Request

A judicial panel has ruled against General Assembly Republicans who want to delay a special session on congressional redistricting.

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A high school athlete is recuperating from a two-vehicle collision in Spostylvania County.

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Pro Player No Longer Faces Felony Charge

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A professional football player is no longer facing a felony charge in Virginia Beach.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.