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Virginia Politics Likely To Be Under Microscope In McDonnell Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will go on trial next week, and observers expect the defense to cast the Republican as a good man caught up in a corrupt system.

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Johns Hopkins Agrees To Settle For $190 Million In Case Of Spying Gynecologist

The hospital has agreed to pay the large sum in order to settle with patients who say a Hopkins gynecologist secretly recorded them with a pen-like device.
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Beretta Gun Factory Leaving Maryland

Iconic weapons maker Beretta says concerns about Maryland's new gun control laws are prompting it to close its factory in Accokeek.

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Chelsea Manning To Get Initial Treatment For Gender Re-Assignment

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is receiving initial treatments as part of her gender re-assignment being conducted while in prison.

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War Crimes Archive Goes On View At Holocaust Museum

Beginning Thursday, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is making the entire U.N. War Crimes Commission archive available to visitors in its research room. The digital archive names thousands of perpetrators of World War II war crimes.
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Former Maryland SSA Employee Sentenced To More Than A Year For Taking Bribes

Maryland resident Christopher Payton was sentenced to a year and a half in prison for taking more than $50,000 in bribes as part of his job at the Social Security Administration.

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Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana Decriminalization In D.C.

Starting July 17, the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana in D.C. becomes a civil offense punishable by a $25 fine. Here are all the things you need to know about decriminalization in D.C.
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McDonnells Back In Court Tuesday For Pre-Trial Hearing

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was in federal court on Tuesday along with his wife Maureen, as lawyers sparred over whether the McDonnells intentionally hid gifts that would have linked the couple to Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams.

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Laurel Swimming Coach Expected To Plead Guilty To Child Abuse

In April, Christopher Thomas Huott was arrested and charged after a former swim student accused him of making the inappropriate contact when she was 7.
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Charles Severance Indicted On Gun Charge In Loudoun County

The man wanted for questioning in connection with three potentially linked murders in Alexandria has been indicted by a grand jury in nearby Loudoun County on a weapons charge.