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  • Star Scientific stock price prompts Nasdaq notice

    Dietary supplement maker Star Scientific Inc. says its stock price has prompted notice from Nasdaq that it isn't in compliance with the stock market's rules.


  • Former Va. governor seeks dismissal of charges

    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's lawyers filed a motion Tuesday evening asking a federal judge to dismiss most of the charges against McDonnell and his wife in a public corruption case.


  • Judge denies ex-Virginia governor's motion

    A federal judge denied a request Tuesday by the defense team of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, to limit prosecutors' involvement in a civil case against the government's key witness, the latest in a string of failed motions by the defense team.


  • FILE - In this May 5, 2011 file photo provided by the office of the Governor of Virginia, Jonnie Williams left, and Maureen McDonnell, wife of then Gov. Bob McDonnell, pose for a photo during a reception for a NASCAR race at the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Va. The former first lady of Virginia and her husband, former Gov. Bob McConnell, have been indicted on several counts of trading on their influence to enrich themselves and family members. (AP Photo/Office of the Governor of Virginia, Michele White, File)

    Former Virginia first lady at heart of gift scandal

    While investigators say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell accepted lavish gifts, golf outings and other favors in exchange for boosting a wealthy businessman and his company, the 43-page indictment paints his wife, Maureen, as the one who had her hands outstretched the most.


  • Judge stays discovery in Star Scientific suit

    A federal judge is halting the discovery process in a lawsuit claiming Star Scientific Inc. misled investors.


  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Va. Gov. McDonnell to return all gifts from businessman

    Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday he plans to return all the gifts a donor supplied Virginia's first family — ending months of legal wrangling and a smattering of calls for his resignation.


  • Virginia entrepreneur caught in growing political drama

    Jonnie R. Williams' lavish gifts and his company’s generous political donations are at the center of a growing scandal dogging the state’s two top Republicans — Gov. Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II.


  • Virginia tobacco maker seeks new FDA designation

    Tobacco maker Star Scientific Inc. says it has developed a moist smokeless tobacco with lower levels of cancer-causing chemicals than any other tobacco product now on the market.


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