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Republicans in the Virginia Legislature have failed in their audacious attempt to change the allocation of the state’s 13 electoral votes from winner-take-all to a system in which the votes would be based on the outcome in congressional districts....
Tags: Bob McDonnell, Politics, Mitt Romney, Elections, Barack Obama
Nation NowVirginia handgun limits: The Virginia Senate has voted to lift a one-handgun-a-month purchase limit. The measure stands a good chance of becoming law....
Nation NowThe Virginia House of Delegates voted Tuesday to advance two anti-abortion measures: a bill defining "personhood" as beginning at conception, and a bill that would require women to view sonograms of their fetuses before undergoing abortions....
Bristol Herald Courier, Va.A federal safety commission wants states to get tougher on alcohol-related crashes and fatalities by lowering a blood-alcohol content threshold that has changed only twice in 35 years. One local lawmaker says changing the current .08 level to .05...
The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.A Republican speaker in the West Virginia House of Delegates? Las Vegas oddsmakers would be in a tizzy over that, but from a mathematical standpoint, it is possible, when delegates gather under the dome in June to replace outgoing Speaker Rick Thompson....
Richmond Times-DispatchA judge approved an agreement Friday that allows King William County to go forward with a nearly threefold tax increase for the town of West Point, but also opens the door to negotiations on future tax rates. The West Point Town Council had sued last...
The News Virginian, Waynesboro, Va.Woman arrested for hitting vehicles Authorities charged a Waynesboro woman with driving under the influence of drugs, on a suspended license after she smashed her minivan into a parked SUV in a convenience store lot, police said Wednesday....
email@example.comA market analysis study that looks at the economic sustainability of a multiuse stadium in Fredericksburg, Va., was unveiled Monday, and concludes that there is a demand for such a facility there, according to a Fredericksburg Economic Development...
The Roanoke Times, Va.Have you ever seen the 1993 movie "Groundhog Day"? It's a Bill Murray comedy about an egotistical TV weatherman from Pittsburgh and an annual assignment he despises: covering Punxsutawney Phil, the famous Pennsylvania groundhog. One year the...
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.The preliminary results of a study to assess the economic potential of a multi-purpose baseball stadium in Fredericksburg will be presented to the city's Economic Development Authority on Monday. William Mykins and Ryan Conway of Washington-based...
Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va.PARKERSBURG, W.Va. -- West Virginians celebrating the state's sesquicentennial this year could take a road trip to see the final resting place of the first governor. The grave and monument for Gov. Arthur I. Boreman are on a hill overlooking Parkersburg...
Elected officials should trust the judgment of voters To the editor: The 2013 legislative session at the West Virginia State House was not yet completed when another delegate quietly approached me at my desk in the chamber of the West Virginia House...
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