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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia's Senate Democrats have passed a measure so Virginians won't have to purchase health care insurance even if it's mandated in the federal health care overhaul. Their initiative is based on model legislation by a watchdog group that seeks to limit government.

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) Travelers at Dulles International have gone back to using the older "mobile lounges" to shuttle to their gates after a major water pipe break at the airport. Water flooded a platform area on the all-new AeroTrain shuttle that was unveiled last month.

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Two Harrisonburg men have been arrested and charged with setting off an explosive device near James Madison University. Authorities say the weekend blast near some Harrisonburg railroad tracks caused minor damage but wasn't related to terrorism.

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Christopher Marlowe Credited As Shakespeare's Co-Author On Henry VI Plays

True authorship of Shakespeare has been debated for centuries. Now, the New Oxford Shakespeare edition will list Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe as co-author on the three Henry VI plays, part one, two and three. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Florida State University professor Gary Taylor, one of the general editors of the new volume.

2,500 Years Ago, This Brew Was Buried With The Dead; A Brewery Has Revived It

In an ancient burial plot in what is now Germany, scientists uncovered a cauldron with remnants of an alcoholic beverage. They teamed up with a Milwaukee brewery to re-create the recipe.
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Do Hyper-Local Term Limits Work?

Montgomery County residents are voting this fall on term limits for their local council representatives. Are they picking up on lessons learned from Prince George's County?

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AT&T’s Proposed Acquisition Of Time Warner

AT&T’s bid to acquire Time Warner: Join us to talk about what the proposed merger of the country’s second-largest wireless carrier and a major content company could mean for consumers and the future of U-S media and telecommunications.

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