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Virginia may seek Supreme Court ruling on health care

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says his office may petition the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the state’s challenge to federal health care legislation and let the case bypass the appellate court system. Cuccinelli says Virginia has discussed the ...

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Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay restoration plan gets tepid response

Virginia’s latest plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay received a tepid response Tuesday from environmentalists, who said it leans too heavily on voluntary efforts and federal funding to get the job done. The 133-page plan, submitted Monday to the Environmental ...

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Pentagon may go easy in Virginia job cutbacks

RICHMOND, Va. — The closing of the Joint Forces Command in Hampton Roads may not be as bad as expected, Virginia officials said Tuesday after their long sought-after meeting with Defense Secretary Robert Gates and other military officials. Gov. Bob ...

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Fairfax jury awards $4.75M for brain injury from fireworks show (access required)

The deafening explosion of a wayward fireworks rocket caused devastating injuries for a Northern Virginia mother and led to a $4.75 million jury verdict against the fireworks company that staged the 2007 Independence Day show in Vienna, Va. The Nov. ...

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Maryland’s innovation economy praised by Kauffman Foundation (access required)

Maryland is No. 3 in the “New Economy States” rankings released Thursday by the Kauffman Foundation. That means the Old Line State is at the “forefront of the nation’s movement toward a global, innovation-based new economy,” along with Massachusetts, Washington, ...

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Virginia’s bay plan is headed to the EPA

RICHMOND — A revised Virginia plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay is headed to the federal government by month’s end despite mixed reviews of whether it improves on the first proposal that was universally panned by environmentalists. A group of ...

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Bradley Manning supporter reportedly detained

HAGERSTOWN — A support group for the soldier suspected of giving classified documents to WikiLeaks says the FBI recently detained and questioned one of its members. The Bradley Manning Support Network said Wednesday that David House of Cambridge, Mass., was ...

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