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    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Twelve private Virginia colleges have formed their own health insurance group. The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia started the benefits consortium to mitigate spikes in health insurance and tuition rates.

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) The STOP Organization-Hampton Roads is closing three child care programs that serve about 100 children because of a lack of money. The acting president and CEO says the programs in Portsmouth, Virginia Beach and Norfolk will end next week. However, Head Start programs at the three centers will continue.

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Police are investigating the discovery of human remains near the northeast corner of the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Richmond. The remains have been taken to the state medical examiner's office.

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    The Politics Hour - May 6, 2016

    Metro announces its maintenance plan--and the service disruptions it will cause. Election watchdogs question Baltimore primary results. And Republicans in our region are put on the spot about supporting GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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    Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

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