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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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    Tourists Flock To New Hampshire For Front Row Seat To Presidential Politics

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    OK, Google, Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap?

    It can be too easy for students to Google an assignment before they stop to think about it. Some researchers say we're losing our critical thinking and memory skills by relying on the search bar.

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