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    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) It's not a good year for Democrats, but a conservative may be Democratic Representative Glenn Nye's best friend this fall in his first re-election bid. Nye unseated Republican Representative Thelma Drake two years ago in the Democratic sweep led by Barack Obama.

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The deadline to vote in the November election is quickly approaching. The state Board of Elections says Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote or to update voter information. Virginians can register to cast a ballot as long as they will be 18 or older by November 2nd.

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