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Army Contracting Official Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes

An Army civilian contracting official has pleaded guilty to demanding $500,000 in bribes from a private company seeking to renew a $100 million contract.

03/12/2015

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Virginia House Fire Kills 3 Small Children

A toddler and two infants have died in a house fire in Portsmouth.

03/07/2015

DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 21: Justise Winslow #12 and Quinn Cook #2 of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate during their win against the Clemson Tigers at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 78-56. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Five Great College Basketball Games Left This Season

Here are five games this week that will get you ready for the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

03/01/2015

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Navy Debuts Robot That Can Fight Fires Aboard Ships

The Navy has developed a prototype of a man-sized robot to do one of the most dangerous jobs aboard a ship: Fighting a fire.

02/14/2015

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Va. Registrar Praised for Letter on Same-Sex Births

Civil liberties lawyers are applauding Virginia’s registrar of vital records for outlining new procedures to ensure the children of same-sex married couples are properly recorded by hospitals.

02/03/2015

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Va. State House Still Mulling Disgraced Lawmaker’s Fate

Joseph D. Morrissey used to be one of the most outspoken members of Virginia’s House of Delegates, a habitual speechmaker who gave a lengthy soliloquy on the House floor nearly every day.

02/01/2015

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Records Show Man Had Hands Up When Shot By Fairfax Police

Newly released investigative records show a man who was fatally shot by a Fairfax County police officer in the doorway of his home in 2013 had his hands up and was unarmed.

01/31/2015

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Va. Senate Panel Rejects Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

A proposal to decriminalize marijuana possession in Virginia has been quickly snuffed out.

01/28/2015

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Virginia Officials Consider Ways to Ease I-66 Traffic Flow

Virginia transportation officials are considering ways to ease traffic congestion on Interstate 66 and a proposing an idea to require tolls for any solo drivers inside the Capital Beltway.

01/25/2015

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Va. Senate Panel Rejects Adoption by Unmarried Gay Couples

A Virginia Senate committee has rejected a proposal to provide adoption rights to unmarried gay couples.

01/23/2015

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