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Just How Bad Is Metro's Blue Line?

The start of the Silver Line has meant fewer Blue Line trains during Metro's rush hour — but is riding the Blue Line now really as bad as its been made out to be?

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The McDonnell Trial Gets Personal

The trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife on corruption charges got underway in Richmond this week, with the defense team aiming to dispel conspiracy charges with details of a broken marriage.

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Businessman's Assistant Testifies In McDonnell Corruption Trial

The assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife is testifying for the prosecution.
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McDonnell To Testify In His Own Defense In Virginia Corruption Trial

The trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen continues Wednesday, following a day of opening statements where the jury learned the McDonnell would testify in his own defense, including the reading of a personal letter written to his wife.
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Soap Opera-Worthy Drama Expected To Unfold In McDonnell Corruption Trial

In opening statements today in the federal corruption case against the former governor, lawyers for the McDonnells painted a picture of a dysfunctional marriage falling apart as a scheming businessman tried to take advantage of them.
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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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