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A Renewed Search For Joseph Kony

President Barack Obama ordered a new push in the hunt for the warlord Joseph Kony in Uganda, sending U.S. military aircraft for the first time.

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Compromise Or Fight? Alexandria Boat Club Takes Vote

Alexandria city officials have threatened to seize parking spots from the Old Dominion Boat Club using eminent domain, and now the club's members are voting whether to take a compromise or fight back.

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Officials Getting Out The Word On New Virginia Voter ID Law

A new voter ID law in the Commonwealth of Virginia will restrict the types of identification that can be used at the polls, and state officials are trying to get out the word to the voting public.

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Lawmakers Blame Each Other For Collapse Of Unemployment Benefits Plan

While legislators mull other options, millions of Americans still don't know whether they'll get their unemployment checks.
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D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?

All D.C. residents are expected to abide by the D.C. Code. But until recently, most residents didn't have direct online access to the code itself.

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Ahead Of Special Session, Still No Movement On Medicaid Funds In Virginia

The question of accepting federal Medicaid funds is part of what prompted Virginia lawmakers to call for a special session on the budget, but so far there has been little movement.

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Judge Denies Motion In McDonnell Case

A judge again sided with prosecutors in the case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, dismissing and objection linking the McDonnells' criminal case to a civil one against nutrition supplement-maker Star Scientific.

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Lawyer For Abu Ghraib Prisoners Asks Virginia Court To Reinstate Lawsuit

A judge dismissed the suit against a Virginia military contractor in June.
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Montgomery County Considers Ban On Cell-Phone ATMs

Already banned in Baltimore, the machines dispense cash for cell phones.
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Sen. Mark Warner Leads Proposal To Reform Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

The Virginia Democrat says he wants to change housing finance for the better.