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Steve Helber / AP

 

It’s been more than two years since former Republican Governor Bob McDonnell was convicted of corruption, but lawmakers are still reacting to the scandal.

Redistricting Reform Dead for Now

Feb 14, 2017
Steve Helber / AP

Attempts to change how Virginia lawmakers draw political boundaries died today in the House of Delegates. Advocates of reforming the system watched on this morning in Richmond, as the final three bills to prevent gerrymandering were voted on in a subcommittee.

Dan Addison / University of Virginia Office of Communications

Matthew McLendon is the newest director and chief curator for the University of Virginia's art museum. McLendon began as director of The Fralin Museum of Art in January.

Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP

 

The Trump administration faces yet another legal challenge to its travel ban - this time from a judge in Virginia. Ruling late Monday, a U.S. District judge barred federal officials from implementing the ban, specifically in the Commonwealth. 

"Pipeline Fighters" Documentary Premiers in Blacksburg

Feb 14, 2017

A documentary called ‘Pipeline Fighters” will debut in Theaters in Blacksburg and Roanoke.  It began as an online series about the Mountain Valley Pipeline.  Now it’s become a feature length film that also examines the impact pipelines and fracked natural gas are having on communities beyond the state.  

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