Virginia

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Dominion Virginia Power Ratepayers to See Monthly Bills Dip

Customers of Dominion Virginia Power will see their monthly electric bills decline April 1 as a result of state regulatory actions involving five cases.

03/26/2015

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Governor Signs State Budget With Raises for Va. State Workers

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a new state budget that includes a pay increases for state employees, boosts cash benefits for welfare recipients and has more money for the governor to spend on economic development.

03/26/2015

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Pilot Reported Turbulence Before Plane Crash in Norfolk

Federal investigators say a pilot reported turbulence before a small plane crashed while trying to land at Norfolk International Airport.

03/26/2015

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Case Continued for Virginia Student in Bloody Arrest

In a show of solidarity, supporters crowded into a courtroom Thursday as a University of Virginia student made his first court appearance after a bloody arrest outside a bar that sparked a police investigation.

03/26/2015

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Ebola Patient at NIH Upgraded to Serious Condition

The condition of the American healthcare worker being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda has improved.

03/26/2015

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Court Hears Appeal in Terror-Related Custody Dispute

A federal appeals court in Virginia is considering whether to revive a parental rights lawsuit by a radical Muslim convert serving a 25-year prison sentence for supporting terrorism.

03/26/2015

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Metro’s First 7000-Series Train to Debut in April

Metro has announced that the system’s first 7000-series train will enter passenger service April 14 on the Blue Line. It will depart from Franconia-Springfield shortly after 7 a.m.

03/26/2015

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Va. AG Herring Launching Effort Aimed at Predatory Lending

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is launching an effort aimed at combatting predatory lending.

03/26/2015

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Va. Governor Vetoes 6 Redistricting Bills

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed six redistricting bills he says may be unconstitutional and are overly partisan.

03/26/2015

Pope Francis and President Barack Obama shake hands during a private audience on March 27, 2014 at the Vatican. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamas to Host Pope Francis at White House Sept. 23

The White House says President Barack Obama will host Pope Francis in Washington when he visits the United States this fall.

03/26/2015