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Va. Bill Would Allow Castration Option For Sex Offenders

A bill to permit an option of castration for chronically violent sex offenders in Virginia is moving forward in the General Assembly after passing through the Senate this week.

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Bill Could Limit Panhandling In Maryland

In Maryland, panhandlers and anyone else seeking to solicit money on roadsides would have to get a permit under a bill being debated in the General Assembly.

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McDonnell's Transportation Plan Passes General Assembly

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's $4 billion transportation funding measure has cleared its last major legislative vote, despite objections from Democrats.

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Software Pulls Back Curtain On Redistricting Process

New technology is helping more citizens try their hand at redrawing the political map.

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D.C. Protesters Decry Violence In Bahrain

Protesters gathered outside the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Northwest D.C. Friday to denounce violence against demonstrators and call for democracy in the island nation.

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Former D.C. Council Member Aide Pleads Guilty In Bribery Case

The former chief of staff for D.C. Council Member Jim Graham is pleading guilty to lesser charges in a bribery case.

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D.C. Mayor And Maryland County Execs Talk Development

In Maryland, the mayor of D.C. met with the executives of both Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Silver Spring Friday morning.