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Latest Commonwealth Day Items
Dealing a blow to Republicans' hopes of carrying Pennsylvania in the presidential election, a judge Tuesday blocked the state from enforcing its GOP-backed voter identification law in November.
The Virginia Board of Health on Friday is scheduled to revisit its decision to exempt existing abortion facilities in the state from permanent hospital-like regulations — the latest chapter in a battle that has been raging for nearly two years over the highly-charged issue.
British writer Hilary Mantel was named one of six finalists for the prestigious Booker literary prize on Tuesday for "Bring up the Bodies," a tale of politics and passion at the court of King Henry VIII.
A Northern Virginia man sentenced to death a decade ago in a high-stakes murder-for-hire scheme could be a step closer to freedom.
The office of Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II has declined to seek further review from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a three-judge panel said last month that a Chantilly man sentenced to death in 2002 should be exonerated because the prosecution improperly sat on evidence discrediting a key witness.
Mitt Romney's campaign has asked Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli to launch an investigation into a nonprofit group's mailing of voter registration materials to ineligible voters in the state -- including cats, dogs, infants and, yes, the dead.
A Virginia Department of Corrections employee paid a prolific criminal with whom he had a homosexual relationship nearly $80,000 in public funds to perform work for the state that was never done, a recent report concludes.
Devastating thunderstorms Friday left nine people in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia dead and hundreds of thousands without power in the region as residents across the area face more extreme temperatures and the possibility of additional thunderstorms this weekend.
For Republican George Allen, the general election campaign for U.S. Senate in Virginia has officially begun. Mr. Allen on Thursday unveiled his first two television ads and the statewide six-figure ad campaign will run on cable throughout the summer.