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Alexandria takes over Torpedo Factory management

City promises control of popular arts center is temporary; leases to be renewed.

Arlington regroups after crowdfunding for a parks project fails

Request for $10,000 to make a community garden accessible to the disabled generated just $465..

In Virginia, the race is on to register 200,000 former felons

Nonprofits are fanning out across the state’s urban crescent, hunting for would-be voters in public housing, community centers.

Democrat Justin Fairfax to run for lieutenant governor

The former federal prosecutor was a 2013 candidate for attorney general against Mark Herring.

Arlington board chair, challenger mix it up in their first campaign forum

The incumbent has positioned herself as a fiscal conservative while her opponent Gutshall has declared himself a progressive.

Virginia Republican demands opinion on transgender issues from attorney general

Del. Dave A. LaRock is suing Attorney General Mark Herring over the seven-month delay in providing legal guidance.

In a move that could jeopardize executions, McAuliffe wants to shield the identity of makers of lethal-injection drugs

Instead of using the electric chair in Virginia, the governor wants pharmacies to provide what is needed for the commonwealth to carry out death sentences.

McAuliffe has vetoed more bills in a session than any Virginia governor since 1998

The Democrat and the GOP-controlled legislature have taken on some controversial issues during a rancorous presidential election year.

Ethics code would require Alexandria council to pledge to act with integrity

No enforcement or complaint procedure is offered in proposed policy, a limited version of the mayor’s first initiative.

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