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Matthew charged with Harrington murder

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) A grand jury has indicted a man already charged with killing a University of Virginia student with the death of a Virginia Tech student who disappeared in 2009. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. has been charged with first-degree murder ...

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Group sues over state House and Senate districts

(AP) A third lawsuit was filed on Monday challenging the outcome of Virginia’s 2011 redistricting, claiming lawmakers in both parties are unfairly benefiting from gerrymandered districts. A nonprofit group, OneVirginia2021, backed a lawsuit filed on behalf of several Virginians in ...

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Morrissey drops state Senate bid

(AP) A former Virginia lawmaker who, for a time, spent his days at the General Assembly and his nights at a county jail is dropping his campaign for a state Senate race. Former Del. Joseph D. Morrissey announced Thursday he’s ...

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