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The education of Tim Kaine

Before he was a U.S. Senator, before he was governor or lieutenant gover­nor, and while he was mayor of Rich­mond, Tim Kaine was a lawyer. He has seen and done a lot since en­tering the Senate; he has built a ...

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Kaine requests Soering transfer to German prison

In one of his last official acts as governor, Tim Kaine today requested the U.S. Justice Department approve a transfer of convicted killer Jens Soering to Germany, where he would be eligible for parole in two years. Soering is the ...

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McDonnell names Cabinet officers

Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell has appointed three members to his cabinet, including two lawyers. Lisa Hicks-Thomas of the attorney general’s office will be his Secretary of Administration, reports the Richmond-Times Dispatch. According to a press release from the govenor-elect’s office, Hicks-Thomas ...

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Kaine grants conditional pardons

Gov. Timothy M. Kaine conditionally pardoned three men today for their alleged role in the rape of an 18-year-old woman in Norfolk in 1997. The three – Derek Tice, Danial Williams and Joseph Dick Jr. – confessed to the murder, ...

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Pantele to ABC Commission

Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has appointed William J. Pantele, a three-term member of Richmond City Council, to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. Pantele served as president of council from 2006-2008 but lost last year in a three-way race for mayor ...

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Federal help sought for D-Day Memorial

Supporters of the Bedford County National D-Day Memorial are being asked to push to make the site a U.S. monument. The memorial, which opened eight years ago, honors the heavy loss of casualties among Bedford soldiers who landed at Omaha ...

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Groups declare victory

Three Virginia-based free speech groups have filed for dismissal of their federal court challenge to the Virginia Board of Elections’ ban on wearing political messages in polling places. In a joint press release, The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection ...

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