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Jeff Katz
November 06, 2019 - 5:58 pm
A majority of the Virginia legislative candidates endorsed by former President Barack Obama lost their respective elections on Tuesday, despite the Democrats flipping control of the General Assembly. Obama, who now resides in the Washington, DC, neighborhood of Kalorama, officially endorsed 17...
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Jeff Katz
November 06, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Since the only thing Gov. Ralph Northam has been brave enough to comment on since his blackface scandal is so-called "common sense" gun law reform, he must be licking his chops after the results of the Virginia elections on Tuesday. Northam will now have a Democratic majority in both the state...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says Democratic gains in this week's elections were largely powered by voters who wanted commonsense gun laws.
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WRVA News
November 06, 2019 - 12:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says Democratic gains in this week's elections were largely powered by voters who wanted commonsense gun laws. Northam said at a cabinet meeting Wednesday morning that he's going to push for the same gun safety laws he proposed at a special session...
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AP News
November 06, 2019 - 11:30 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republicans have held on to a Richmond-area Senate seat as Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant defeated Democratic challenger Del. Debra Rodman in a race dominated by attack ads over gun control and abortion. Dunnavant, an OB-GYN, blasted Rodman for co-sponsoring a bill that would have...
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AP News
November 05, 2019 - 3:59 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians are deciding Tuesday which party should control the statehouse in a widely watched contest that will test how voters feel about President Donald Trump and his possible impeachment. The Old Dominion's legislative elections are serving...
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AP News
November 05, 2019 - 8:57 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians are deciding Tuesday which party should control the statehouse in a widely watched contest that will test how voters feel about President Donald Trump and his possible impeachment. The Old Dominion's legislative elections are...
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AP News
November 01, 2019 - 1:51 pm
WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia is getting its first industrial hemp fiber processing facility. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that Appalachian Biomass Processing plans to spend nearly $900,000 and create 13 jobs on the project in Wythe County. Once grown by George Washington and Thomas...
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AP News
October 31, 2019 - 2:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's attorney general has filed a new lawsuit over the opioid crisis, even as the top lawyers in some states are pushing to settle claims over powerful prescription painkillers. Mark Herring filed a lawsuit Thursday against Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, saying it and a...
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AP News
October 30, 2019 - 1:36 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The number of home-schooled students in Virginia is rising. It was reported Tuesday that the state's home-schooled population saw a 12 percent increase in the last five years. There were nearly 39,000 home-schooled students during 2013-14 school year. That's compared to about...
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 2:12 pm
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A small plane crashed and exploded in a residential neighborhood in the New Jersey suburbs of New York City on Tuesday morning, setting two houses ablaze and leaving the pilot unaccounted for. The twin-engine Cessna 414 crashed into a house in the Colonia section of...
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