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  • Obama signals opening up Atlantic Ocean to drilling for first time, removes areas off Alaska

    The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinitely in environmentally-sensitive areas off Alaska.
  • Former Army prosecutor who handled sexual-assault cases found guilty of rape in court-martial

    A former U.S. Army prosecutor who oversaw sexual assault cases has been found guilty on rape and other charges following a six-day court-martial at Fort Bragg, military officials said Monday. Maj. Erik J. Burris was found guilty on two charges of rape, a...

    Documents: Quinn got recommendations on pot licenses but didn't act

    Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations on which businesses should receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses but he did not act on them before leaving office this month, newly released documents show. Gov. Bruce Rauner's...

    Public-private partnership proposed for part of Tech Center in Newport News

    Public-private partnership proposed for part of Tech Center in Newport News
    The developer of the Tech Center has asked the city to enter into a formal public-private partnership as the scope of the proposed project continues to grow. A public-private partnership is a contractual arrangement outlined in state law that can give...

    Abolish West Point--and the other service academies, too

    Most Americans are familiar with the prestige that surrounds the United States military service academies. Various names and phrases, spoken like solemn incantations, attest to their sacrosanct status: the Point, the Long Gray Line, Annapolis, cadets....