RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia lawmakers are holding a one-day session in Richmond to consider Gov. Terry McAuliffe's changes to their 2014 legislation, but they won't be taking up the budget. The lawmakers will be looking at the governor's vetoes and also to proposed changes in several dozen pieces of legislation passed in the recent session.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's transportation secretary says permitting issues might stymie efforts to build a proposed toll road from Suffolk to Petersburg. Taxpayers and bondholders have already spent about $300 million on the project, though no construction has started yet.
ABINGDON, Va. (AP) - The University of Virginia's Board of Visitors has approved a 4.3 tuition increase for in-state students effective in the upcoming academic year. The total cost for a first-year undergraduate Virginia resident will be $27,417, including room and board and the estimated expense for books and travel. That's a $949 increase.
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - A man wanted for questioning in relation to three unsolved slayings in Alexandria, Va., over the last decade has been ordered extradited from West Virginia on an unrelated weapons charge. A judge in Wheeling, W.Va., on Wednesday ordered 53-year-old Charles Severance extradited on a warrant that the man's lawyer called a sham.
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