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Prosecutor: McDonnell had ‘duty not to sell. . .office’

Prosecutor: McDonnell had ‘duty not to sell<span>. . .</span>office’

The corruption of trial of the former governor got underway in Richmond on Tuesday morning.

Janitors strike at Fort Belvoir, picket outside base

The workers are complaining about pay and cutbacks; the company says it is trying to resolve the dispute.

Lobbyists working for Redskins worked for Sen. Warner

Lobbyists working for Redskins worked for Sen. Warner

Two lobbyists representing the team worked in Va. politics for Warner, who is staying out of the name change fight.

Jury is chosen in McDonnell corruption case

Jury is chosen in McDonnell corruption case

There are four women and eight men on the jury that will decide the fate of the former governor of Virginia.

Overcrowding continues to be concern in Fairfax County

Overcrowding continues to be concern in Fairfax County

Proposal to create low-income housing likely will be shelved, leaving county in search of answers on issue.

There’s a lot to learn about Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph S. Northam

There’s a lot to learn about Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph S. Northam

Northam, a pediatric neurologist, presides over the Virginia Senate as lieutenant governor.

Candidates trade barbs in first Virginia senatorial debate

Candidates trade barbs in first Virginia senatorial debate

Sen. Mark R. Warner and Ed Gillespie discussed health care, immigration and foreign policy.

Big transportation tasks for the area, post-Silver Line

Big transportation tasks for the area, post-Silver Line

D.C. region needs to ante up for rail cars for Metro, and add at least one Potomac crossing, to relieve traffic.

Expected drama at McDonnell trial: ‘It’s going to be ugly’

Expected drama at McDonnell trial: ‘It’s going to be ugly’

Even Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton could get a mention as ex-governor’s federal corruption trial starts Monday.

Candidates trade barbs in first Virginia senatorial debate

Candidates trade barbs in first Virginia senatorial debate

Sen. Mark R. Warner and Ed Gillespie point out each other’s weaknesses Saturday morning.

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Leesburg chief defends police role in shoplifting case

He says that in an investigation taking six weeks there was no attempt to protect a Fairfax sheriff’s deputy.

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Woodbridge doctor arrested in narcotics investigation

Samad Oraee allegedly put pain pills onto the streets of Prince William County.

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P.Wm. prosecutors say they won’t use, seek explicit photos in Manassas City ‘sexting’ case

Photos taken of the teen last month will not be used, and a new search warrant will not be served, prosecutors said.

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Leesburg man charged in shoplifting case from Target

Leesburg police Tuesday announced that they have formally charged a former Fairfax County deputy in an alleged shoplifting case in which a Target security officer said he lost his job when he reported the incident

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Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

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