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Virginia Considering Other Options to Fund Secondary Roads

The study shows that while most other states paid for 15 percent or less of their secondary roads, Virginia pays for nearly 97 percent, ranking it highest among all states.

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New Va. Laws To Reduce Financial Burden On Disabled, Unemployed

A number of new laws in Virginia take effect Friday to reduce the financial burden for people who are injured, jobless, or taking care of loved ones who suffer from disorders or disabilities.

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Alcohol Tax Hike In Maryland Goes Into Effect Tomorrow

The first increase in Maryland's alcohol tax in nearly 40 years goes into effect Friday.

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The Hill's Alex Bolton: Obama To Meet With Democrats About Debt Ceiling

A big meeting is planned for Wednesday at the White House over what seems to be the main issue affecting lawmakers: the nation's debt ceiling. President Obama and four senior Democratic leaders will discuss raising the debt ceiling. It's one of a series of meetings the president has had on the topic. The Hill's Alex Bolton tells WAMU's Pat Brogan what both parties are bringing to the table in the deficit talks.

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Stosch Calling For Cost-Effective, Humanitarian Options For Geriatric Prisoners

In Virginia, a segment of the state's prison population is withering away behind bars, and State Sen. Walter Stosch is calling for cost-effective and humanitarian options for geriatric prisoners.

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McDonnell Seeking To Assist Tornado Victims In Southwest Virginia

Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist tornado victims in southwest Virginia.

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Virginia's Exports Increased 8 Percent

Exports of goods and services from Virginia are growing and having a large impact on the state's economy.

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