RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is not entitled to more details on what they claim he did wrong. McDonnell's lawyers have complained that the 14-count indictment in his public corruption case is too vague. They're asking for a "bill of particulars" spelling out exactly how he allegedly broke the law.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions. Instead, $126 million in the coming decade will go for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders. The legislation was named after Gabriella Miller, a Virginia girl who died of brain cancer last year at age 10.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's top public school administrator is retiring in May from the position she's held since 2008. The state Department of Education said Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia Wright announced her retirement today.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A St. Louis-based company is seeking approval to erect a giant Ferris wheel at Virginia Beach's oceanfront. The proposed SkyWheel Virginia Beach would be 200 feet tall and about 180 feet in diameter. If City Council approves the project, the Ferris wheel would open by the summer of 2015.
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