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Republicans remain in control of Virginia Senate

(AP) Virginia Republicans have maintained control of the state Senate after a bruising, expensive contest that featured heavy investment from national special interest groups. After both Republicans and Democrats spent millions of dollars, not a single seat flipped control in ...

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State bar pass rate rebounds slightly

Despite national worries about declining bar passage rates in the wake of reports of lowered admission standards at some law schools, the overall pass rate improved somewhat in Virginia this year. The rate of 71.05 percent for the July exam ...

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Justices to hear Hanover sign dispute

ASHLAND (AP) A legal dispute between the owner of an RV dealership and Hanover County has reached the Supreme Court of Virginia. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports EMAC LLC, the owner of the land where McGeorge Rolling Hills RV Supercenter is ...

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