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After four years, Tim Kaine looks forward (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) – What Tim Kaine wanted to achieve as Virginia’s 70th governor finished second to a sometimes vexing, sometimes triumphant and sometimes heartbreaking agenda the world forced upon him. In the heady weeks before his January 2006 inauguration, Kaine ...

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Survey: local governments see ’10 as no better than ’09 (access required)

County and municipal governments across Virginia are facing the grim prospect that 2010 might not be much better than 2009. A survey conducted by the Virginia Association of Counties and the Virginia Municipal League found that nearly 60 percent of ...

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Warden at women’s prison will be stepping down (access required)

The warden at Virginia’s largest women’s prison is retiring amid allegations the prison discriminated against gay inmates and denied others access to religious services. Department of Corrections spokesman Larry Traylor said last week that Barbara Wheeler will step down as ...

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Langley, Fort Eustis to merge Jan. 31 (access required)

HAMPTON—Two Virginia military bases will merge next month, but officials say little will change in the short term. Langley Air Force Base in Hampton and Fort Eustis in Newport News will become Joint Base Langley-Eustis starting Jan. 31. Military officials ...

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Cox: Don’t forget War of 1812’s bicentennial (access required)

While most historical planning has focused on the Civil War’s 150th anniversary, a Virginia legislator doesn’t want the War of 1812 to get overlooked. Del. M. Kirkland Cox, R-Colonial Heights, is chairman of a legislative commission intent on raising awareness ...

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