Mark Herring

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Uber, Lyft Given OK to Operate in Virginia

Virginia is allowing ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate under a temporary agreement between the companies and the state, officials said Wednesday.

08/06/2014

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Virginia, U-Va. Student Settle ABC Lawsuit for $212,500

Virginia’s attorney general says a $212,500 settlement has been reached with a University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer.

07/31/2014

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Student Wins Lawsuit Against College After Being Ordered To Stop Preaching In School Courtyard

A student has won a freedom of speech fight against his college after being ordered to stop preaching in a school courtyard.

06/05/2014

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Virginia AG Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

Same-sex couples have the same right to marry as interracial heterosexual couples, Virginia’s attorney general said Friday in papers urging an appellate court to uphold a judge’s ruling that the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

04/11/2014

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Notice of Appeal in Va. Gay Marriage Ruling Filed

The Norfolk Circuit Court clerk said Monday that he plans to appeal a federal judge’s ruling declaring the state’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional.

02/24/2014

A gay rights activist waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The high court is expected to rule Wednesday on some high profile decisions including California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Court Hearing Set Over Gay Marriage Ban In Va.

A federal judge was set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether Virginia’s ban on gay marriage should be struck down, which is the position the state’s newly elected Democratic attorney general has endorsed in a move that angered many Republican lawmakers.

02/04/2014

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Gay Marriage Fight Comes to Virginia Courtroom

The case is the first one in the South to reach oral arguments before a federal judge.

02/04/2014

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Dems’ Win Puts Party on Cusp of Va. Senate Control

Undeterred by a snowstorm, thousands of voters in parts of Loudoun and Fairfax counties trudged to the polls to cast ballots in a special election that is likely to determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the state Senate.

01/21/2014

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Northern Virginia Election to Determine State’s Senate Control

After months of squeaker elections and recounts, the race for control of Virginia’s state Senate is coming down to a three-way special election in a northern Virginia swing district.

01/18/2014

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New AG Drops Outside Firms to Represent McDonnell

Attorney General Mark Herring says the state is no longer going to pay outside law firms to represent former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell and his staffers.

01/16/2014

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