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Va. Governor Proposes Replacing Gas Tax

Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed a five-year, $3.1 billion transportation funding package Tuesday that would include replacing the state gasoline tax with a sales tax increase of less than a penny on the dollar.


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Virginia Uranium Mining Wins First Legislative Test

Proposed uranium mining in Virginia has survived its first legislative test.


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Govenor McDonnell Announces Washington Redskins Will Keep Virginia Home But Move Training Camp To Richmond

In a huge financial windfall for the Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday that the Washington Redskins will retain its headquarters in Ashburn but move Training Camp to the capital in Richmond starting in 2013.


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Virginia Capitol Bell Sounds 32 Times To Honor Tech Victims

A bell on Virginia’s Capitol Square sounded 32 times at 9:43 a.m. to mark the fifth anniversary of the mass shootings at Virginia Tech.


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Virginia Legislation Calls For School P.E. Guidelines

Pediatrician groups and other health advocates are claiming a small victory in their efforts to press for physical education in Virginia’s public schools.


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Governor McDonnell Releases Vetoes, Amendments To Legislation

Gov. Bob McDonnell has vetoed at least seven bills passed by the 2012 General Assembly and amended dozens more.