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- Muslim insurgents shoot then set on fire Buddhist teacher in Thailand
- Air Force cadets ‘revolt’ after officials remove biblical verse from whiteboard
- Rep. Lee: Paul Ryan out of touch with urban Americans
- House votes down resolution to force Issa to apologize
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Latest General Assembly Items
People who suffered sexual abuse as a minor will have 20 years to file a lawsuit in Virginia, and those in abusive dating relationships will find it easier to get a restraining order beginning Friday, when dozens of laws approved by the General Assembly this year go into effect.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has a 2-to-1 approval rating, according to a new statewide poll, which also found that respondents are ready to end Virginia's ban on adoptions by same-sex couples.
Marylanders who enjoy the occasional adult beverage will get some good news and some bad news Friday when new state laws take effect.
DNA links suspect to AU professor's killing; Equality Maryland on the ropes; DOJ will not pursue death penalty in D.C. case; PG Council spurns Baker initiative; Md. young-driver laws appear to be working; GOP looking to take over Va. Senate
Maryland's leading gay-rights organization is fighting to rebound from reported infighting and financial woes after the failure in this year's General Assembly of a much-publicized bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
The General Assembly's failure to fill two Virginia Supreme Court vacancies has prompted concerns that some litigants will have to wait longer to have their cases decided.
When it comes to encouraging prosperity, the Old Dominion is trouncing the Old Line State. The American Legislative Exchange Council this week released a "Rich States, Poor States" report that modeled the 50 states and ranked the economic outlook in each. Virginia secured a third-place slot while neighboring Maryland lagged midpack at 21. That's no accident.
Warsaw and Prague might seem like unlikely battlegrounds in the Middle East conflict. Yet it suddenly matters - a lot - whether Poles, Czechs and others in the region align themselves with the Israelis or Palestinians.
A year after Gov. Bob McDonnell won passage of the largest economic-development initiative in Virginia history, the state has given 24 mid-to-large companies $9.74 million in grants to create 3,189 jobs.