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The Swampby 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...
The Swampby 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......
Tags: Voting, Referenda, Virginia, Politics, Local Elections
The Swampby 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......
Who's on Team Gloucester?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......
L.A. Times Tech BlogSend a text message to 9-1-1? It could happen, with photo, video messaging, too -- that is if Federal Communications Chairman Chairman Julius Genachowski can set forth a plan to update 9-1-1. The FCC is going to discuss the issue in a December meeting,...
The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in March. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 14.4 percent, down from 15.4 percent in February and 16.3 percent a...
The Washington PostRobert Whale knew his 1920s Sears Roebuck bungalow wasn't exactly airtight, but he didn't know just how drafty it was until an energy auditor flipped on the switch to a large fan he had placed in the doorway. That buzzing coming from an upstairs bedroom?...
The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in January. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 16.9 percent, up from 15.2 percent in December and 18.1 percent a year...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to the ads on an all-news radio station there. Instead of promoting happy hours and...
The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in December. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 15.2 percent, down from 15.5 percent in December and 17.3 percent a...
Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm last year. The Federal Communications Commission says even now, it remains concerned about the maintenance and repair practices of Verizon...
The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in November The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 15.7 percent, up from 14.9 percent in October and 16.8 percent a year...
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