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Va. gets preliminary approval from feds for tolls on I-95

RICHMOND, Va. — The Federal Highway Administration has given preliminary approval for Virginia to impose tolls on Interstate 95 to help fund transportation projects, Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office said Monday. Federal Highway Administration Administrator Victor Mendez granted the Virginia Department ...

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Virginia Gov. McDonnell, Obama cabinet members meet post-Irene

RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Bob McDonnell continues his post-Hurricane Irene slate of prominent public appearances Tuesday, appearing alongside two Obama administration cabinet secretaries at a news conference. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack join the Republican ...

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Irene: Wet, deadly and expensive, but no monster

The storm that had been Hurricane Irene crossed into Canada overnight but wasn’t yet through with the U.S., where flood waters threatened Vermont towns and New Yorkers who returned to work had to make do with a slowly reopening transit ...

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$103M to expand broadband Internet in rural U.S.

RICHMOND, Va. — Telecommunications companies in 16 states will share more than $103 million in federal funding to help expand broadband Internet access to those areas of rural America that haven’t been reached by the high-speed service or are underserved, ...

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