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Court picks Virginia redistricting plan that helps Democrats

Jan. 23, 2019 6:31 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A panel of federal judges has chosen a redistricting map for Virginia's House of Delegates that could shift some districts toward Democrats and help the party gain control in this year's election. The judges ordered a new map in June after ruling that lawmakers had racially...

Airport: Military jet slides off runway during training

Dec. 28, 2018 1:11 PM EST

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Officials say a military jet slid off a runway at a Virginia airport during training exercises, but no injuries have been reported. Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport spokeswoman Jessica Wharton said Friday that the aircraft based at nearby Joint Base Langley-Eustis in...