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Testimony To Expand State DNA Data Bank

Several people went before the Senate Courts and Justice Committee and the House Criminal Law Sub-committee on Wednesday to testify…

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Pot Bill Goes Up In Smoke

Bill would've made the maximum penalty for marijuana possession a $100 fine.

House Panel Rejects Minimum Wage Hike

A bill that would've raised the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 an hour over the course of two years dies in committee.

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County Principals Discuss Importance Of Class Size

Principals tell Albemarle Superintendent and School Board about the importance of class sizes.

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Bill Protecting Gays In Workplace Advances

A State Senate committee approves legislation protecting gays in the workplace.

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Bob McDonnell Gets To Stay Out Of Jail

A federal appeals court has ruled that Bob McDonnell gets to stay out of jail for the time being.

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Senate Panel Rejects Gun Control Proposal

A committee of the State Senate has rejected gun control measures.

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Democrats, Republicans Promote Competing Plans

The General Assembly's Republicans and Democrats have rival plans to improve life for Virginians.

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Bill Dealing With Campus Sexual Assaults Advances

A bill that deals with campus sexual assaults remains alive in Richmond.

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Virginia March For Justice At State Capitol

Community activists, including Charlottesville area residents, mobilized for Virginia March For Justice.

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More Pledges At UVA Fraternities, Sororities

University of Virginia Greek houses have more students pledging them this semester.

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Virginia Republicans Pick New Chair

Virginia's Republican Party has chosen a new leader.

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State Senate Considers Bill Dealing With Primaries

The State Senate is considering a bill that would let a political party create the rules for its primary elections.

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Boyd Challenges Dittmar’s Latest Message To VDOT

Retiring Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd challenges a message Chairwoman Jane Dittmar sent to VDOT.

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Panel Rejects Adoptions By Unmarried Gay Partners

A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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Bill Dealing With Athletic Fees Clears House

A bill that deals with student athletic fees has cleared the House of Delegates.

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Judge Hands Claire Ogilvie Four Year Prison Term

A judge has sentenced Claire Ogilvie to four years in prison for a 2014 incident at the home of a local lawmaker.

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Albemarle Supervisors Oppose Bell Budget Amendment

Members say they never saw Delegate Rob Bell’s bill, which might kill the Rio Road/29 North interchange.

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Koleszar Runs Again For Albemarle School Board

Steve Koleszar is seeking a sixth term on the Albemarle School Board.

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