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Probe into racist photo in governor’s yearbook may end soon

NORFOLK (AP) A law firm may soon finish its probe into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Gov. Ralph Northam. Richard Cullen told The Associated Press in an email April 8 that his firm hopes to ...

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Firefighter arrested at Trump inauguration sues over firing

LAUREL (AP) A former Henrico County firefighter accused of rioting at President Donald Trump’s inauguration alleges her First Amendment rights were violated in her firing. Rosa Dianne Roncales filed a civil lawsuit April 3 against the county, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. ...

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Morrissey seeks state Senate seat

(AP) A former state lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is launching another political campaign. Joe Morrissey launched a bid ...

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Judge: Black activist can’t represent neo-Nazi group in case

(AP) A black activist who says he took control over one of the nation’s largest neo-Nazi groups was barred April 4 from participating on the group’s behalf in a federal lawsuit over the violence that erupted at a white nationalist ...

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Lawmakers take up gas tax hike, license suspensions

(AP) State lawmakers voted April 3 to hike gas taxes in some parts of the state to improve Interstate 81 while also voting to restore suspended driver’s licenses to hundreds of thousands of motorists. The Republican-led General Assembly approved those ...

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GOP: Dems won’t hold bipartisan hearing for Fairfax accusers

FALLS CHURCH (AP) House Republicans said April 2 that they tried and failed to broker a deal with Democrats that would allow for a bipartisan public hearing in which two women who accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault ...

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Lawmakers to vote on gas-tax hikes, other Northam proposals

(AP) State lawmakers are set to return to the state Capitol to vote on gas-tax hikes, a handheld cellphone ban for drivers and other vetoes and amendments proposed by Gov. Ralph Northam. The one-day session could see the GOP-led General Assembly ...

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Opioids played a role in dozens of lost medical licenses

NORFOLK (AP) Nearly three dozen Virginia health professionals have lost their medical licenses — the state’s harshest penalty — due to opioid abuse or irresponsible prescribing over the last two decades. A review of documents related to the 80 license ...

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Accuser still wants Fairfax to resign

(AP) The first of two women to accuse Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says she still wants him to resign. CBS News released excerpts March 31 of its interview with Vanessa Tyson, who said Fairfax forced her to perform oral ...

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Drugmaker sues after port shipment falls in river

NORFOLK (AP) A New Jersey-based drug manufacturer has filed a federal lawsuit after its shipment at a Hampton Roads port fell into the Elizabeth River. The newly filed lawsuit stems from a July mishap in which eight large containers toppled ...

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