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  • Va. National Guard staged for storm response

    More than 90 members of the Virginia National Guard and the Virginia Defense Force are staged and ready to help respond to the winter storm.

  • Va. Guard members return from Afghanistan

    About 150 Virginia National Guard members have returned to the U.S. from Afghanistan.

  • Va Guard team returns home from W.Va.

    Sixteen members of the Virginia National Guard have returned home after assisting with water sampling operations in West Virginia following the Jan. 9 chemical spill.

  • Homer Ryan, son of jailed former Illinois Gov. George Ryan, is comforted by his wife, Amy, as he speaks to reporters about a judge's denial of his father's bid for early release to be with his dying wife. (Associated Press)

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    Most private employers would have to display posters informing workers about their right to form a union under a proposed federal rule that is bound to please unions and draw the ire of companies trying to resist labor organizers.

  • Robert G. Marshall

    Virginian: Bar gays from National Guard

    Responding to the federal repeal of the military policy banning open gays from serving in the armed forces, a state lawmaker in Virginia plans to fight back with legislation that bars "active homosexuals" from serving in the Virginia National Guard.

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