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McAuliffe, As Cheerleader-In-Chief, Tries To Refashion Virginia Economy

"I'm just sort of getting warmed up," the governor told the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments this week.

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Keep It Down! Residents Near Reagan National Bring Noise Complaints To FAA

Are airplanes flying into Reagan Washington National Airport really making more noise than they once did? Residents groups met with officials from the FAA Wednesday to lodge their complaints.

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Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore Plans Presidential Run

Gilmore said in a phone interview Tuesday with The Associated Press that he plans to announce his candidacy in the first week of August.

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Judges To Decide Whether Virginia District Map Illegally Clusters Black Voters

A panel of federal judges in Alexandria is weighing whether the Virginia House of Delegates illegally grouped black voters into certain legislative districts.
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Presidential Candidates Grapple With Tough Ballot Requirements In Virginia

In Virginia, candidates running for president are scrambling to determine how to get on the ballot, or if it's even worth the hassle.
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Jet Noise From National Airport Pushes D.C. And Virginia Residents To Sound Off

People who live near the airport's flight path say the busy transportation hub's jet noise is becoming intolerable, and they're asking the federal government to do something about it.

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Virginia Gives More Cushion To Cyclists On The Road; Police Write More Tickets

Police in the commonwealth have been giving out more tickets to motorists who pass bicyclists illegally.

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How Gordonsville, Virginia, Became The 'Fried Chicken Capital of the World'

After the Civil War, a group of black women in Gordonsville, Va. supported themselves by peddling fried chicken to train passengers passing through their town.
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Endangered Port Royal, Virginia, Fights To Keep Itself From History's Dustbin

In colonial times, Port Royal, Va. was a thriving port town. Now, it's fighting for its very survival.
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Lawsuit Raises Questions About Animal Dung In Chesapeake Bay

How much animal dung belongs in the Chesapeake Bay? Is the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality doing enough to keep it out? Those questions are at the heart of a lawsuit that a judge in Richmond will hear Thursday.

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