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Virginia Republicans Pull Mark Warner Into Health Insurance Debate

Virginia lawmakers remain deadlocked on an expansion of health insurance to low-income residents in the commonwealth, and Republicans are now appealing to Democratic Sen. Mark Warner.

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Virginia Legislators Remain Divided On Medicaid Expansion

Republican leaders in Virginia's House of Delegates are holding firm in their opposition to using federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to 400,000 low-income residents.
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Virginia Passed On 'House Of Cards,' Citing Incentives, Tax Breaks

Virginia is unlikely to meddle in the relationship between Maryland and the producers of 'House of Cards,' because the incentives being demanded by the show's producers are well outside of what's on offer in the commonwealth.

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Where Is The Tax Burden For The Poor Highest In The D.C. Region?

Living in the D.C. region is a financial struggle for many folks, but a report from the D.C. Office of Revenue Analysis finds that low-income households face the highest tax burden in Northern Virginia.

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Virginia Man Pleads Not Guilty To Threatening Crew, Others On Flight

A 68-year-old Virginia man accused of disrupting a flight he boarded in South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of interfering with flight crew members and attendants.
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Contemporary Religion on Capitol Hill

The interdenominational National Community Church serves a range residents in and around D.C., including Hill staffers and the homeless. We talk with lead pastor and founder Mark Batterson about the growth of the faith community.

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Budget Cuts Could Hurt D.C. Area National Parks

National Parks are big business in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, but federal budget cuts could have long term effects.

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Virginia Educators Partner To Help Disabled Students

The Center on Transition Innovations is a collaboration between the Virginia Department of Education and Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Accused Eastern Shore Arsonist Requests Separate Trials For Each Of 62 Fires

An Accomack County judge has delayed a decision on whether to try 62 cases of arson on Virginia's Eastern Shore separately or together.

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Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts Celebrates 40 High School Students

The Richmond region took home 40 awards in the Scholastic National Art Awards, and many of those works will be on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts this week.

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