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Puckett resignation reshuffles Senate deck

(AP) Democratic Sen. Phil Puckett is resigning from the state Senate and is now being considered for a high-level job with the GOP-controlled Virginia tobacco commission, state officials said Sunday. The resignation gives Republicans a one-seat advantage in the upper ...

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Ex-Richmond developer pleads guilty to 2 charges

(AP) A former Richmond developer awaiting sentencing for fraudulently obtaining historic tax credits has pleaded guilty to two additional charges. Billy Gene Jefferson Jr. pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to unlawful transfer of a false identification document and aggravated ...

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