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  • Seizure Of Election Agency's Computer Protested As 'Major Security Breach'

    Seizure Of Election  Agency's Computer Protested As 'Major Security Breach'
    The head of the state's new government accountability office in recent days ordered the seizure of a computer from the state's elections enforcement agency — a move that a top election enforcement official calls a "major security breach" because the...
  • Clinton requests State Dept. release her emails following Benghazi probe subpoena

    Clinton requests State Dept. release her emails following Benghazi probe subpoena
    A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer...
  • Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions

    Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions
    NEWPORT NEWS — It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate...
  • Tech Center developer proposed school bus facility location in Newport News

     Tech Center developer proposed school bus facility location in Newport News
    The developer of the Tech Center has proposed a new location for a school bus facility that stands in the way of the research park portion of the project, according to documents obtained by the Daily Press. The Tech Center is a retail, residential and...
  • State Dept. will review Hillary Clinton emails for possible release

    State Dept. will review Hillary Clinton emails for possible release
    The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private account. The disclosure has raised questions in the buildup...
  • Hillary Clinton ran own computer system for her official emails

    Hillary Clinton ran own computer system for her official emails
    The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails — on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — traced back to an Internet service registered to her family's...
  • 5 things to know about Hillary Clinton's emails

    5 things to know about Hillary Clinton's emails
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a personal email account for State Department business has prompted questions about secrecy and the rules that govern the communications of senior government officials. Clinton's backers say the former secretary of...
  • Execution secrecy bill goes down in Va. House

    Execution secrecy bill goes down in Va. House
    RICHMOND – The Virginia House shot down an effort Tuesday to keep secret the drugs used in lethal injections, as well as the names of the companies that make or mix them. The House killed Senate Bill 1393 on a bipartisan vote, 42-56. Sponsored by...
  • Bill proposes secrecy on Virginia executions

    Bill proposes secrecy on Virginia executions
    The state's prisons and one of the most powerful politicians in the state Senate are arguing for a bill that critics say could keep any information about executions secret. The bill also says information about the drugs and equipment used in...
  • A mad-cow loophole you could drive a truck through

    A mad-cow loophole you could drive a truck through
    Until 2004, when a cow arrived at a slaughterhouse so sick or injured that it could not even walk, it was legal to kill it for human food. According to the Department of Agriculture, there were between 150,000 and 200,000 of these poor animals processed...
  • ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen

    ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen
    Advocates for military women are suing the Department of Defense for information about how the Naval Academy and the other military service academies recruit female students — part of a campaign, they say, to expose ongoing gender bias at the...