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Case against McDonnell to proceed

(AP) The corruption case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is set to go to trial this summer after a judge tossed out a motion to dismiss most of the charges against the couple. U.S. District Judge ...

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McDonnell to argue for dismissal

(AP) Former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are due in federal court for a hearing on whether to dismiss most of the corruption charges filed against them. Judge James R. Spencer will also hear arguments Monday on whether McDonnell ...

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Norfolk settles police overtime lawsuit

NORFOLK (AP) Norfolk will pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the city owed about 900 current and former police officers overtime pay. The federal class-action lawsuit alleged that the officers were forced to clean their ...

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Deeds may sue over son’s death

(AP) State Sen. Creigh Deeds may sue a local community services board over treatment his son received shortly before attacking the lawmaker, then killing himself last year. Deeds’ lawyer, Monica Mroz of Roanoke, said Thursday that Deeds has filed a ...

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Appeals court hears health care tax credit case

(AP) A federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit claiming the Obama administration’s health care reform law provides tax subsidies only to people who buy insurance through state-run exchanges. Four Virginia residents are challenging an Internal Revenue Service ...

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Drug company founder gets 3 years in prison

ALEXANDRIA (AP) A northern Virginia-based drug company was ordered Friday to pay $3.4 million and its founder sentenced to three years in prison for distributing thousands of units of misbranded drugs to doctors across the U.S. Gallant Pharma International Inc. ...

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Jury convicts man in case of missing teen

LOVINGSTON (AP) A jury convicted a 48-year-old man Thursday on charges he abducted and killed a Nelson County teenager who disappeared last summer. Randy Taylor was found guilty of first-degree murder in commission of an abduction and abduction with intent ...

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