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Memorial Day event: Free symphony concert at Virginia State Capitol

A free symphony concert and Civil War-themed walking tour will be held at the State Capitol on Memorial Day, to mark the end of the statewide sesquicentennial commemoration of the Civil War and emancipation.


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House Republicans highlight 2015 legislative agenda

Members of the House Republican Caucus outlined their 2015 agenda Monday at a press conference at the General Assembly Building in Richmond.


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Unleash the hounds: Bob McDonnell, oppo research and Richmond

Bob McDonnell is about to pull two years of hard time in a federal prison for accepting loans and gifts from a political benefactor.


Game on: What happens if colleges can’t rely on student fees to fund athletics anymore?

The dirty little secret of college athletics is that they don’t pay for themselves, even football and men’s basketball, and that any athletics department budget is balanced on the backs of kids who don’t play college sports, may not attend any games and have to borrow money and work part-time jobs for the privilege.


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Governor McAuliffe announces new Virginia Bioscience Initiative

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a Virginia Bioscience Initiative, kicking off the effort with a roundtable discussion on the commercialization of university bioscience research at the State Capitol.


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Governor and Mrs. McAuliffe to light Capitol Tree, open mansion to the public

Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy S. McAuliffe will light Virginia’s Capitol Tree on the South Portico of the historic State Capitol in a public ceremony on Friday, December 5.


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First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe unveils new ornament at the Executive Mansion

First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, along with leaders of the Virginia Capitol Foundation, unveiled this year’s Official Capitol Square Ornament at the Executive Mansion.


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Public meetings scheduled to discuss charitable gaming in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs announced today it will hold several public meetings to identify and discuss possible amendments to the charitable gaming statute and the charitable gaming regulations.


McAuliffe Announces 2,000 new jobs in Chesterfield County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today at the Virginia State Capitol that Shandong Tranlin Paper Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese pulp and paper company will invest $2 billion over five years to establish its first U.S. advanced manufacturing operation in Chesterfield County.


Virginia kicks off Drive to Save Lives

The Drive to Save Lives campaign is a united effort by state police and highway patrol leaders, police chiefs and sheriffs to reduce highway crashes and fatalities.