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Gillespie releases 1st first campaign ad in race with Warner

Gillespie releases 1st first campaign ad in race with Warner

The strategist faces an uphill battle against Warner, who leads in polls.

McDonnell begins laying defense groundwork

McDonnell begins laying defense groundwork

The former Virginia governor takes the witness stand, insisting he gave Star Scientific and Jonnie Williams Sr. nothing other than routine access to government.

Va. GOP takes victory lap after cementing Senate majority

Va. GOP takes victory lap after cementing Senate majority

Republican lawmakers say sealing control of assembly gives them more leverage against McAuliffe.

GOP win in SW Virginia Senate race secures control

GOP win in SW Virginia Senate race secures control

Republican Ben Chafin succeeds Democrat Phillip P. Puckett, who resigned with GOP job prospects.

Va. congressmen ask state GOP to postpone party battles

Va. congressmen ask state GOP to postpone party battles

Va. congressmen Griffith, Hurt and Rigell ask state GOP to postpone party squabbles until after election.

Sister-in-law: Maureen McDonnell could be ‘sweet,’ ‘deceptive’

Sister-in-law: Maureen McDonnell could be ‘sweet,’ ‘deceptive’

Robert McDonnell’s sister testified about her relationship with her sister-in-law and the first couple’s finances.

Former aide says McDonnell was ‘Mr. Honest’

Former aide says McDonnell was ‘Mr. Honest’

But staff found his wife difficult and worried she might have a mental illness, according to trial testimony.

McDonnell’s fate may hinge on his own words

McDonnell’s fate may hinge on his own words

The former Virginia governor is expected to take the witness stand as he fights federal corruption charges.

Divisions may flare at Va. Republican meeting

Divisions may flare at Va. Republican meeting

Decisions of Central Committee may shape electoral prospects of the squabbling party.

Judge denies motion to acquit the McDonnells

Judge denies motion to acquit the McDonnells

The trial for the former Va. governor will continue Monday, when the defense is set to begin its case.

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Loudoun left behind as other schools get helmet sensors

County’s football parents had long pursued impact devices; Norfolk and Williamsburg now using them.

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Eden Center tenants sue landlord

They say the mall, a center of Vietnamese community and commerce, is crumbling around them.

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Fairfax theater seeks new seats with ‘Save Our Butts’ campaign on Kickstarter

The University Mall Theatres, the last ‘dollar theater’ in the DC area, is trying to raise $100,000 to improve the moviegoing experience.

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Document: Jayson Werth’s reckless driving ticket

The actual ticket for Werth’s July 6 interaction with the Virginia State Police.

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Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

The Rams won their first lacrosse state championship since 2007, beating the Langley Saxons 9-7. The Bulldogs won their first lacrosse state championship in school history, defeating the rival Oakton,13-11.
Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

The Rams won their first lacrosse state championship since 2007, beating the Langley Saxons 9-7. The Bulldogs won their first lacrosse state championship in school history, defeating the rival Oakton,13-11.
Loudoun County boys lacrosse wins Virginia 5A North region title

Loudoun County boys lacrosse wins Virginia 5A North region title

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South County beats Lake Braddock in Conference 7 lacrosse final

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Landon boys’ lacrosse routs Robinson

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Stonewall Jackson girls fall to Cosby in Virginia 6A state finals

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Paul VI defeats DeMatha, 55-48

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Ice hockey: Gonzaga blanks DeMatha, 6-0

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Severna Park beats Meade, 55-43

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McLean upsets No. 6 South Lakes, 48-44

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No. 20 Robinson defeats No. 14 Herndon, 82-67

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