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Virginia’s Secretary of Public Safety – a former prosecutor – wants legislators to change the laws on shoplifting.  Virginia charges people with a felony if they steal anything valued at more than $200.  That’s the lowest of any state in the nation, but as Sandy Hausman reports, this could be the year when the General Assembly votes to raise the so-called larceny threshold.

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It’s been said by some who have taken a campaign run for the White House that doing so is like going 200 miles per hour in a race car.  For former Vice Presidential candidate Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, the race continues.


Should candidates for local offices be identified as Republicans or Democrats in Virginia? That’s an issue now being considered by the courts. 

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Now that he’s off the campaign trail and back in the Senate, Tim Kaine is returning to an old argument. 

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President-elect Donald Trump may have won the election. But he’s now claiming that “serious voter fraud” happened in Virginia.