RICHMOND, Va. — There’s nothing like a former governor’s federal corruption trial, a debt-ridden county, special elections and twice-registered voters to keep things interesting in these dog days of summer.

Some say the news cycle slows down in summer — but that isn’t the case this August in the Old Dominion. For those who were on vacation this week, or just too busy to read every story in depth, here’s your week in review.

14,646 voters registered in both Fairfax and Maryland