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Lawsuit: Bureaucrats violating vocational school’s rights

VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) A husband and wife in Virginia Beach are suing the state over requirements that their vocational school must be certified. Jon and Tracy McGlothian filed their lawsuit against the State Council of Higher Education in federal court ...

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Prosecutors: House candidate lied about $700K campaign gift

NORFOLK (AP) Federal prosecutors say a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia lied about donating more than $700,000 to her campaign. Shaun Brown is set to stand trial this week in U.S. District Court on charges she ...

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Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate

HOT SPRINGS (AP) The candidates in Virginia’s U.S. Senate race had a quarrelsome first debate July 21 with President Donald Trump serving as a frequent focal point of the sparring. Republican Corey Stewart, a one-time state chairman of Trump’s presidential ...

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Judge tosses terror case convictions, orders prisoner freed

ALEXANDRIA (AP) An Alexandria federal judge has called for the immediate release of a former Marine who was training with a Pakistani terrorist group shortly before the Sept. 11 attacks occurred. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema on July 19 ordered several ...

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Herring won’t appeal redistricting ruling

(AP) Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is opposing a Republican bid to delay drawing new legislative districts. The Democratic attorney general filed a motion July 19 urging prompt creation of a new legislative map. A three-judge panel ruled 2-1 last ...

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Jury finds Portsmouth councilman guilty of forgery

PORTSMOUTH (AP) A jury has found a Portsmouth city councilman guilty of three counts of felony forgery for falsifying a contractor’s signature on financial documents. But the jurors recommended July 18 that Councilman Mark Whitaker serve no jail time and ...

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Judge dismisses 17 charges against Portsmouth councilman

PORTSMOUTH (AP) A judge has dismissed all but three charges against a Portsmouth councilman accused of forgery and identity theft. Most of the charges against Councilman Mark Whitaker were dismissed July 17, The Virginian-Pilot reported. Judge Harold W. Burgess Jr. ruled ...

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Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

WASHINGTON (AP) The special counsel in the Russia investigation is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. The five individuals have indicated that they won’t testify or provide ...

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Public could pay $10 million for redistricting lawsuits

(AP) Virginia taxpayers could be on the hook for more than $10 million in legal fees related to three redistricting lawsuits. The state has already paid more than $6 million in legal fees related to the cases, state officials said. ...

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Kaine, Stewart agree to US Senate debate in October

(AP) Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and Republican challenger Corey Stewart have accepted invitations to participate in Virginia’s oldest and most widely broadcast televised debate this fall. “The People’s Debate” will be held on Oct. 2 in the studio of ...

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