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Virginia Advisory Panel Reviews Fracking Process, Chemicals

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy convened for the first time in Richmond Wednesday, and on the table is the controversial fracking process.

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Lawyers For Charles Severance Call For Gag Order In Gun Charge Case

Charles Severance has been identified as a "person of interest" in three Alexandria shooting deaths, but while being held on an unrelated gun charge in Loudoun County, investigators may be barred from speaking to the media.

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Does King Street Need An Ice Rink? Waterfront Plan Still Catching Criticism

Alexandria city leaders are moving forward with a plan to dramatically alter the city's waterfront, but the plan still faces opposition, including the part of the plan that would install an ice rink at the foot of King Street.

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Alexandria Waterfront Redevelopment Moves Forward

City leaders in Alexandria are about to move forward with a plan that will dramatically change the look and feel of the waterfront.
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Bob Marshall Calls Impeachment Of Virginia Attorney General His Duty

Republican Del. Bob Marshall joined up with a handful of ministers at a new conference on Tuesday to denounce Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring's position on same-sex marriage.

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In Senate Race, Virginia Republicans Prepare For Convention Weekend

Virginia Republicans are getting ready to gather for a convention to select their candidate for the United States Senate. Four candidates will be vying for the nomination this weekend at the convention in Roanoke.
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Ferries In Baltimore, Alexandria Receive Federal Funds

Passenger ferries in Baltimore and Alexandria are set to receive millions in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Warner: Lynchburg Oil Tanker Derailment Could Have Been Worse

An accident caused the derailment of a CSX train carrying Bakken crude oil in Lynchburg, Virginia, earlier this year, and the results of a hearing found it could have been much worse.

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In Northern Virginia Democratic Primary, Don Beyer Rakes In Biggest Bucks

Former Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer is head and shoulders above the competition, raising more than a million dollars since launching his campaign earlier this year.
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What You Need To Know For Virginia's New Voter ID Law

Virginia's new voter ID law takes effect on July 1, so make sure to square things away at the local registrar's office before the next round of elections.