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  • Have Dems matched GOP ground game?

     
    by Jim Tankersley WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- For most of this decade, even when polls looked gloomy, Republicans entered Election Day with a swagger from their not-so-secret weapon: a voter turnout machine powerful enough to swing close races. Democrats have...
  • Long lines plague NoVa early voters

     
    by James Oliphant Want to vote absentee in Northern Virginia? Good. Take the day off. The wait to vote absentee in Arlington County was more than two hours Friday morning. The line circled throughout the lobby of the county's Office......
  • VA lines fade as votes cast, rain sets in

     
    by Laura Olson ARLINGTON, VA. -- A light rain that began in early afternoon coincided with a drop in lines at Virginia polling places. An estimated 50 percent of voters had cast a ballot by 10 a.m., according to state......
  • Per pupil spending numbers in Gloucester schools were up

     
    Spending per pupil in Gloucester was up in 2009 over the previous year, according to figures released by the state. The Virginia Department of Education released on Friday the spending per pupil for each school system in Virginia and Gloucester's......
  • Officials worry after drugs are found in gumballs

    Officials worry after drugs are found in gumballs
    Most of the time, police aren't surprised when they find a ballpoint pen crammed with cocaine, or illicit pills stashed in a secret compartment of a running shoe. But when a bag full of smiley-faced gumballs hollowed out and stuffed like mushrooms with...
  • L.A. Violence Crosses the Line

    The gruesome murders were each more than 1,000 miles apart, an arc of bloodshed that spanned much of the North American continent. On a rutty street near a crowded slum in Honduras, gunmen sprayed automatic weapons fire at a bus filled with Christmastime...