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Va. gov. responds to inspector general’s report on investment visas

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he did nothing wrong when he asked a top Homeland Security official to help his former electric car company with visa applications two years ago.

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    LAWRENCEVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Brunswick County jury has recommended an eight-year prison term for a suburban Richmond woman convicted of two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of her twins after she gave…

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