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Virginia Gov. gives felons right to vote

More than 200,000 convicted felons will be able to cast ballots in the swing state of Virginia in November under a sweeping executive order...

Judge overturns Virginia’s transgender rule

A Virginia high school discriminated against a transgender teen by forbidding him from using the boys' restroom, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in...

Arabic lesson sparks Bible Belt bigotry

With the nation already on edge after the attacks in California, a teacher's lesson on Islam in Virginia's Bible Belt sparked an angry meeting...

Rallying to stop gas pipelines

Carolyn and Ian Reilly and their four children left Florida's sprawl in 2010 to farm 58 acres in rural Virginia, raising beef cattle, chicken...

An angry man who turned to murder

Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of...

Two years? Enough prison time for McDonnell?

When a federal judge handed down a two-year prison sentence to former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell Tuesday afternoon debate started loud and rancorous over...

Decorated combat veteran dies in Virginia crash

The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17...

Democrats fight ‘racial gerrymandering’ in Virginia

Virginia is one of several states where Democrats have gone to court to challenge redistricting plans drawn by Republicans seeking to keep control of...

Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, making it the first state in the South to have its...

Maybe we should run credit checks on candidates for office

As more and more details emerge about the acceptance of gifts, loans and more by former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen...