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Prosecutors honor five legislators

The Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys this month honored five General Assembly members as its sixth class of “Champions of Justice.” This year’s honorees were Sen. Ryan T. McDougle (R-Hanover), Sen. Charles W. Carrico Sr. (R-Galax), Del. David B. Albo ...

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Dragas questions UVa board closed-door meeting

NORFOLK (AP) A former member of the University of Virginia board of visitors is challenging the legality of a closed-door meeting at which members discussed the school’s $2.3 billion Strategic Investment Fund. Former board member Helen Dragas of Virginia Beach ...

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4th Circuit: North Carolina voter ID law is discriminatory

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a North Carolina law requiring photo identification to cast in-person ballots was enacted “with discriminatory intent” and must be blocked. An opinion issued by a three-judge panel of the 4th ...

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