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Virginia to launch new anti-drunk driving partnership

(AP) Virginia will be home to a real-world testing of new technology aimed at blocking would-be drunk drivers from operating a vehicle. Gov. Ralph Northam plans to launch a new partnership next week between a Virginia transportation company and a ...

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Judge finds fraud; orders candidate off ballot

(AP) An independent candidate must be removed from the ballot in a competitive Virginia congressional race due to forged voter signatures on her petitions, a judge ruled Sept. 5, saying he found evidence of “out-and-out fraud.” Richmond Circuit Court Judge ...

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Speaker appeals redistricting ruling to high court

(AP) The Republican speaker of the House of Delegates has filed a formal appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking to overturn a court ruling that found 11 House districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered. A federal court ruled in June that ...

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Reporters at Tronc-owned papers plan to unionize

NORFOLK (AP) Journalists at two daily newspapers in Tidewater have announced plans to form a union. Reporters and photographers at the Daily Press in Newport News and The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk announced in a statement Tuesday that they plan to ...

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Congressman subpoenaed in election fraud lawsuit

(AP) U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor has been subpoenaed to testify in a lawsuit that accuses members of his campaign staff of forging signatures to help an independent candidate get on the ballot for the 2nd Congressional District. Democrats are suing ...

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Lt. Gov. Fairfax to work for law firm

(AP) Virginia’s lieutenant governor is going to work in the Northern Virginia and Washington offices of a global law firm. Justin Fairfax will be a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s commercial litigation, trials, and investigations and white-collar defense groups while ...

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Apartment complex threatens eviction over Bible studies

FREDERICKSBURG (AP) A battle is brewing at a Fredericksburg apartment complex over a semi-retired pastor’s Bible studies. The complex’s owner has threatened to evict Kenneth Hauge if he continues hosting the Bible studies, The Free Lance-Star reported. The 86-year-old is ...

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Prosecutor won’t charge officer in deadly shooting

(AP) A Richmond police officer who fatally shot a naked, unarmed man on an interstate highway will not face criminal charges because the shooting was “an act of justifiable homicide,” the city’s top prosecutor said. In a report released Aug. ...

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Venue motion under advisement for Charlottesville suspect’s trial

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) A judge has decided the trial of a man accused of driving into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last summer will stay in Charlottesville for now. The Daily Progress reported Circuit Judge Richard Moore agreed to ...

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Lawsuit: Officer charged man with DUI ‘out of spite’

CHESAPEAKE (AP) A Virginia man is suing a police officer he says targeted him with a false charge of driving under the influence. Donald Hamlett’s lawsuit says the 64-year-old was arrested and charged by Chesapeake police officer Frank Chappell “out ...

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