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Lawsuit seeks $10M in deadly fire

STAUNTON (AP) Augusta County’s sewer and water provider is being sued by the mother of a 12-year-old boy who died in the family home in September 2012. The News Leader reports that the mother of Dustyn R. Fitzgerald says the ...

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Governor vetoes red-light camera bill

(AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that would have granted people who receive red-light tickets the right to contest citations in circuit court. McAuliffe vetoed the bill Monday. The legislation won near-unanimous approval from both chambers. ...

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Judge rebuffs amicus brief in McDonnell case

(AP) Five former Virginia attorneys general won’t be allowed to file court papers arguing that public corruption charges against ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell should be dismissed. U.S. District Judge James Spencer said in a one-page order Monday that he declines to exercise ...

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Project to help felons regain voting rights

WILLIAMSBURG (AP) William & Mary law students and the Williamsburg Bar Association are teaming up to help Virginians with non-violent felony convictions regain their voting rights. Law students and supervising attorneys from the Williamsburg area will operate a hotline on ...

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