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Heiress Leaves $40 MIL to VA Boarding School

A small boarding school in northern Virginia hunt country is the recipient of the largest ever gift to a secondary girls’ school: a $40 million bequest from a Standard Oil…

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HIV-Pos. VA Man Release on Bond

A Virginia man charged with having unprotected sex with two women in Maryland without disclosing he was HIV-positive has been released on bond until trial. Daniel Cleaves of Richmond posted bond…

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VA Traffic Stop Ruled Sucide

Virginia State Police say preliminary findings indicate that a Waynesboro man fatally shot himself during a traffic stop on Interstate 64. State police identified the man as 42-year-old Dennis G. Hoke…

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Medical Marijuana Meeting; MD

A Maryland panel could begin voting on regulations to make medical marijuana available in Maryland. The state commission is scheduled to meet Tuesday in Annapolis. Maryland lawmakers authorized 15 licensed marijuana growers…


VA Justices to hear Online Anonymity Case

The Virginia Supreme Court will consider a carpet cleaner’s attempt to obtain the names of people who anonymously criticized the business on the Internet. Arguments in the battle between Hadeed Carpet…


VDOT Sets Snow Budget

The Virginia Department of Transportation has set its initial snow-removal budget for the upcoming winter. VDOT estimates that its budget will exceed $145 million this winter. The snow-removal budget is part…

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Court to Review VA Death Row Isolation Policy

Virginia officials are asking a federal appeals court to reinstate their authority to automatically hold death row inmates in solitary confinement. The state is appealing a judge’s ruling that automatic around-the-clock…

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