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Why Did Richmond's CEO Leave? Community Activists Want To Know

Richmond CEO Byron Marshall recently left his position, taking with him a $160,000 severance package. Now local activists are trying to find out why.
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Should Guns Be Allowed On School Campuses In Virginia?

Lawmakers in Richmond yesterday debated whether residents with concealed carry permits should be allowed to bring firearms on school property after normal class hours.

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Virginia Lawmakers Look To Rein In Warrantless Cell Phone Data Collection

The use of the Stingray — a high-tech device pioneered by the federal government that can collect data from cell phones — is the subject of bipartisan attention in Virginia.

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New Documents Shed Light On John Geer Shooting In Fairfax County

More than 11,000 pages of documents were released Friday into the shooting of John Geer by Fairfax County Police, and they include statements by police saying Geer was unarmed and had his hands up at the time of his shooting.

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Krupicka Wants Landlords To Be More Transparent About Mold

The Northern Virginia delegate has introduced legislation to make sure renters have access to information about mold.
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McDonnell Hopeful That Conviction Could Be Overturned, Says Priest

Bob McDonnell's priest says the former Virginia governor is hopeful that an appeals court will overturn his conviction for public corruption.
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Virginia Republicans Put Up Stiff Opposition To Gun Control Measures

As Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe makes a pushes for tougher gun control measures, Republicans in Richmond are fighting back.
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Uber And Lyft Need Same Regulations As Taxis, Say Virginia Cab Drivers

Hundreds of Virginia taxicab drivers visited Richmond on Thursday to voice support for treating Uber and Lyft the same way Virginia treats traditional cabs.
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VDOT Holding First Of Many Public Meetings On I-66 Expansion

If you want to weigh in on VDOT's plan to expand I-66 with toll lanes by 2017, the first of several public meetings is being held Thursday night.

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Concerns About Digital Snooping Spur Bipartisan Legislative Push In Va.

Former state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and the ACLU are supporting legislation that would limit the ability of law-enforcement and regulatory agencies to collect information and build databases without a warrant.