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Judge upholds state voter ID law

(AP) A federal judge on Thursday upheld Virginia’s 2013 law requiring voters to show a valid photo ID at the polls. The state Democratic Party sued state elections officials, saying the photo ID requirement unconstitutionally suppresses voting by blacks, Latinos ...

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Ex-college wrestler suing after concussions

NORFOLK (AP) A former Old Dominion University wrestler has filed a lawsuit against the school, saying that despite being knocked out three times over a six-week period and exhibiting symptoms of concussions, coaches failed to refer him for medical treatment. ...

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Complex fraud scheme netted $1.4M

ALEXANDRIA (AP) A judge in Virginia has sentenced a 56-year-old Las Vegas man to five years in prison for assuming the identity of defunct businesses to obtain electronics that he then resold. Myrick Clift Beasley pleaded guilty to mail fraud ...

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