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Va. court reinstates delegate's law license

Delegate Joseph D. Morrissey's law license has been reinstated by the Virginia Supreme Court.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Joseph D. Morrissey, Virginia Supreme Court, Virginia

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 08:58am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Secret Service, Virginia, ikea, speed cameras, texting, cellphone

Kaine lone Democrat, 4 file GOP Senate petitions

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 08:55pm EDT

Tags: Virginia, Tim Kaine

Va. to join states tracking sales of allergy medication

Virginia will soon be one of a growing number of states that uses a national data base to track the sale of Claritin-D and other over-the-counter allergy medicines.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 04:09pm EDT

Tags: Claritin D, pseudophedrine, Virginia, allergy, allergy medicine, Mark Seagraves

Shooter of Trayvon Martin from Manassas

A national outrage continues over the shooting of a black teenager by a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Florida. That man, George Zimmerman, graduated Osbourn High School in Manassas in 2001.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 10:00pm EDT

Tags: Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, Manassas, Virginia, Hank Silverberg, Dave McConnell


Court in Va. hears anti-Obama group's appeal

A lawyer for a conservative group that claims its ads would tell "the real truth" about President Barack Obama's abortion views told an appeals court Wednesday that the organization should not be subject to federal restrictions on fundraising and advertising.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: PACs, Federal Election, Virginia, truth about obama

No. of Va. 'dropout factories' stays constant

A new report says the number of Virginia high schools considered "dropout factories" remained constant between 2002 and 2010, but the number of students attending such schools grew during the period.

Monday - 03/19/2012, 12:31pm EDT

Tags: dropout, high school, Virginia

Va. governor signs pre-abortion ultrasound bill

Abdominal ultrasounds for women seeking abortions in Virginia will become mandatory on July 1 under a law signed Wednesday by Gov. Bob McDonnell, who faced a political uproar before lawmakers deleted language that would have made the exams medically invasive.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 05:44pm EST

Tags: abortion, measure, Virginia, ultrasound

Gas tax hike back in debate in Virginia

The version approved by the Virginia Senate Finance Committee would index the gas tax with inflation, meaning it would go up slowly, tied to the inflation rate, above the current 17-cent tax.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 08:50am EST

Tags: gas tax, Bob Brink, Virginia, Thomas "Tag" Greason, Hank Silverberg

Battlefield Bypass could be back on the priority list

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments will consider putting the Battlefield Bypass on the long term list of projects to alleviate local congestion and protect Manassas National Battlefield Park.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 01:41pm EST

Tags: Battlefield Bypass, Virginia, Hank Silverberg, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Manassas, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Piedmont Environmental Council

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