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McDonnell Signs Autism Insurance Bill ?

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The law caps annual coverage costs at $35,000. It won't apply to self-insured companies for businesses with 50 or fewer workers.

Virginia state Sen. Janet Howell (D-32nd) from Fairfax County has a grand-nephew with autism, and she says it's been an incredible struggle to achieve this victory.

Advocates and lawmakers have been working together to pass autism insurance reform legislation in the Commonwealth for more than a decade.

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'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

The movie Southside with You is opening in theaters. The film follows Michelle and Barack Obama's very first date, and shows something we don't get too see too often in film: black romance.
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Ramen Noodles Are Now The Prison Currency Of Choice

Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It's not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food.
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Episode 721: Unbuilding A City

Why is it so hard to knock down 17 vacant houses in a shrinking city?
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Want To Play Video Games Made In D.C.? Here's Your Chance.

An event called District Arcade brings together 23 locally made video games.

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