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RICHMOND, Va. — Rastafarian and other Virginia inmates who refuse to cut their hair have been moved to a maximum security prison as corrections officials continue trying to get them to comply with the state’s grooming policy. In November, the Department of Corrections moved more than 30 prisoners who were out of compliance with the […]

The polls have closed and the 2010 Virginia Mid-Term Election results are in for the state of Virginia. It was a huge night for Rebulicians as they took back the House of Representatives and rounded up wins all throughout the state. Check out the results.. source Want results for all your local races?? Click Here […]

At first authorities predicted a 200 million dollar surplus in the Virginia state budget.  Today the Governor announced that the surplus is actually double that.  What will happen to that “extra” money?  Read More

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Via:  www.newsone.com // RICHMOND, Va. — Under pressure from critics, Gov. Bob McDonnell on Wednesday called it a “major omission” not noting slavery in declaring April Confederate History Month in Virginia. As part of his mea culpa, McDonnell inserted into the proclamation a paragraph condemning slavery and blaming it as the cause of the Civil […]

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Via:  www.newsone.com // Virginia’s Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell has declared that April is Confederate history month, celebrating the many Southern whites who fought to preserve slavery and leave the union. No word as for when he will declare Nazi History month. Here is his statement regarding the declaration. This defining chapter in Virginia’s history should […]