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House Committee Reviews Conditions For Mentally, Physically Ill In Va.

Virginia fell under scrutiny from the Justice Department in February for conditions at its homes for the mentally and physically ill. The House Appropriations Committee heard about the state's progress in a meeting Monday.

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Langley Park Residents Seek More Mental Health Services

Residents of Langley Park, Md., are hoping that the coming year's budget will bring increased mental health services to the community.

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Virginia's Challenge To Obama Health Care Goes To Appeals Court

A federal appeals court in Virginia hears arguments Tuesday in the first legal challenge to President Obama's health care overhaul.

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McDonnell Signs Autism Insurance Bill ?

The legislation was signed after Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-Va.) negotiated an agreement with legislators over concerns he had with language in the bill. And in exchange, he pledged not to veto it.

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Mary Cheh, Several Others Arrested At Capitol Hill Protest

Another D.C. official has been arrested in an act of civil disobedience.

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Report: Va. Children's Mental Health Services Lacking

Administrators with the nonprofit advocacy group Voices for Virginia's Children say there's a lack of community mental health services for children across the Commonwealth.

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Protesters Oppose Bill Banning Abortion Funding

UPDATE: Eight arrested in protest over abortion funding, including D.C. Council member Mary Cheh. Activists are gathering on Capitol Hill to protest a House resolution that would ban the District from spending local dollars on abortions.

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Council Member Cheh Arrested At Abortion Funding Protest

In the District, a group of local abortion rights activists are protesting on Capitol Hill and Council member Mary Cheh is among those who've been arrested.

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Avon Walk For Breast Cancer Hits The Streets Of D.C.

The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer is a non-competitive fund raising event where participants can walk a 26 or 39-mile marathon over the course of the weekend.