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Prince George's And Fairfax Counties On Short List For FBI Headquarters

Officials in both Maryland and Virginia have been in fierce competition for several years to get the new FBI headquarters built within their state's borders.
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Caldwell Butler, Virginia Congressman Who Voted To Impeach Nixon, Dies At 89

Butler, who represented Virginia's 6th congressional district, said his vote against Nixon took a toll on his political career.
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Virginia Among States Expected To Appeal Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

Virginia and three other states may soon allow gay marriage after a federal appeals court ruling in Richmond, but supporters of a ban are expected to ask for a Supreme Court hearing.
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Virginia Teen Charged With Arson After Woodbridge House Fire

Investigators are charging a Virginia teen with attempted murder and arson after a fire in Woodbridge, Virginia.

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After Silver Line Debut, Attention Turns To Phase 2

The Silver Line debuted with much fanfare over the weekend, but already officials are turning to Phase 2 and how it will be paid for.

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McDonnell Trial Underway On Tuesday

With jury selection completed on Monday, opening statements are expected this morning in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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Witness List Released In McDonnell Corruption Trial

Among those on the witness list are Maureen McDonnell and the couple's three children, Sean, Rachel and Bobby.
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Jury Selection Begins In McDonnell Corruption Trial

Jury selection started Monday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
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Silver Line Ridership Off To A Strong Start, Especially In Reston

The Silver Line saw impressive ridership during its first morning rush hour, with the Wiehle-Reston East station attracting particularly high ridership.
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Federal Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A three-judge panel on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled 2-1 that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is at odds with the constitution.

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