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Virginia Unveils Plan To Improve Access To Dulles Airport

The Virginia Department of Transportation prefers a plan that would construct express lanes within Route 50.
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D.C. Is Getting New Driver's Licenses, And This Is What You Need To Know

Starting on May 1, D.C. will start distributing new driver's licenses and ID cards that comply with federally mandated security requirements. Does that mean you need to rush to the DMV to get one? Nope.
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Yes, It Is A Crime To Curse At Someone In Virginia — Just Ask This Guy

Cursing at someone in Virginia is a punishable offense, as one man recently learned after leaving a profane voicemail for Attorney General Mark Herring.
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Report: Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Could Bring Virginia $60 Million

A new report from a UCLA think tank finds that legalizing same-sex marriage in Virginia could bring the commonwealth $60 million in revenue over three years.
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Longtime D.C. Lawyer Is White House's Next Top Counsel

The White House named Neil Eggleston its new top lawyer. He'll have to muster his legal and political skills to deal with a divided Congress and multiple investigations of the Obama's administration.
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Out Of Clout: Some States Brace For Washington Power Outage

A handful of states are about to lose decades of clout and seniority in Congress. Which one will be hardest hit of all? Michigan.
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In TV Ad, GOP Senate Candidate Mocks 'War On Women' Rhetoric

Terri Lynn Land, a Republican running for Senate in Michigan, says she knows more about being a woman than the male Democratic congressman who's attacking her.
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'Ready For Hillary': Clinton's Campaign-In-Waiting

A shadow campaign is underway, raising small donations by selling T-shirts and baby onesies and holding fundraisers, all just waiting for Clinton to say that, yes, she is running for president.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 22

You can see an exhibit of large-scale murals or a ballet performance by a local dance company.

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Helen Hayes Awards Celebrate Local Theater Talent

The 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards took place Monday night, with 29 honors presented to local theater productions.

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Montgomery County Council Passes Nine Environmental Bills

The measures range from increasing the amount of parking spaces that have chargers for electric cars to zoning changes that allow residents and businesses to install larger solar panels.
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Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.