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Virginia’s psychiatric-bed registry not working as intended

Virginia’s psychiatric-bed registry not working as intended

List meant to give up-to-the-minute information on availability is being updated as seldom as once a day.

State funds to pay for contentious Columbia Pike streetcar

State funds to pay for contentious Columbia Pike streetcar

The once-united Arlington County Board splits as the streetcar fight rages on.

At trial, former Va. governor’s character will be key

At trial, former Va. governor’s character will be key

His attorneys say that character will be “centerpiece” of McDonnell’s defense in corruption case.

Rand Paul looking to meet activists in swing state of Va.

Rand Paul looking to meet activists in swing state of Va.

Former attorney general Ken Cuccinelli II helped plan Arlington events for the presidential hopeful.

Democrats tout fundraising figure in No. Virginia race

Democrats tout fundraising figure in No. Virginia race

But Republicans denied that the numbers indicated momentum in campaign for Frank Wolf’s seat.

McAuliffe to visit Southwest Va. in bid to expand Medicaid

McAuliffe to visit Southwest Va. in bid to expand Medicaid

The governor will go to an annual free medical clinic in Wise County to spotlight the plight of the uninsured.

Sen. Warner widens financial lead over Gillespie in Va.

Sen. Warner widens financial lead over Gillespie in Va.

Democrat, who is seeking reelection, brought in $2.7 million compared with GOP rival’s $1.9 million.

McDonnells’ finances take center stage at hearing

McDonnells’ finances take center stage at hearing

Defense attorney says prosecutors questioned witnesses on couple’s alleged “desperate” money situation.

Politics is a contact sport for McAuliffe

Politics is a contact sport for McAuliffe

When it’s time to make a call for Virginia, the well-connected governor has a number at the ready.

Another candidate joins call for public vote on streetcars

Another candidate joins call for public vote on streetcars

Democrat ‘Rip’ Sullivan joins call for public vote on Columbia Pike project.

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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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