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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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Kelo: four years later (access required)

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) Weeds, glass, bricks, pieces of pipe and shingle splinters have replaced the knot of aging homes at the site of the nation’s most notorious eminent domain project. There are a few signs of life: Feral cats ...

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Vote absentee…if you have a good excuse (access required)

(AP) Ever considered voting absentee? State and local election officials in Virginia wish you would. With an unprecedented tsunami of energized voters expected to flood the polls in an emotional, historic election, absentee voting could help you avoid the hassle ...

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