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McAuliffe, Republicans to announce deal on guns

(AP) Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican lawmakers have reached a deal that strengthens some gun control measures while reversing a policy that would have invalidated concealed handgun permits in Virginia held by residents of 25 other states. McAuliffe spokesman ...

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Snow still affecting some courts

The snow continues to disrupt some court schedules in Virginia. The list of state courts that are closed or opening late Tuesday, Jan. 26, is here. The Alexandria U.S. District courthouse is closed Tuesday. The Alexandria division of the U.S. ...

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Many seek Roanoke Valley judgeship (access required)

A growing field of candidates has asked for the endorsement of Roanoke area attorneys for a general district judgeship expected to be vacated during this General Assembly session. The seat would be open on the Assembly’s expected selection of current ...

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