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Plan To Place School In Arlington's TJ Park Draws Neighborhood Ire

A new proposal before Arlington school officials would replace portions of the Thomas Jefferson Park near Arlington Boulevard and Glebe Road with an elementary school for the county's burgeoning youth population.

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Jesse Matthew Extradited To Charlottesville

The man police say was the last to see University of Virginia student Hannah Graham before she disappeared earlier this month has been extradited to Virginia after being arrested in Galveston, Texas.

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License Plate Scanners Subject To Scrutiny In Virginia

Technology that can track residents' whereabouts, even if they are not suspected of a crime, is not specifically barred by the Virginia constitution, but lawmakers are exploring whether that might be a good idea.

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Poll: Most Virginia Voters Approve Of Strikes In Iraq And Syria

A new statewide survey from the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University shows 63 percent of voters approve of the strikes against the Islamic State.
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While Suspect Returns To Virginia, Search For Hannah Graham Continues

Jesse Matthew, the man accused of abducting missing UVA student Hannah Graham, appeared in a Texas courtroom Thursday and agreed to return to Virginia without a fight. Meanwhile, the search for the missing 18-year-old continues.
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McAuliffe Forms Ethics Commission In Effort To Clean Up Virginia's Image

The Commonwealth's ethics laws need teeth, Gov. McAuliffe says, and that's plainer than ever in the aftermath of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction on corruption charges.
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The Politics Hour - Sept. 26, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)

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Virginia's Jim Webb Seriously Contemplating Presidential Run

Don't hand Hillary the Democratic nod just yet — former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb says he is "seriously looking at the possibility" of a presidential bid in 2016.

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Details Emerge About Video That Ties Charles Severance To Fatal Shooting

A search warrant is offering new details about how Alexandria Police were able to tie former mayoral candidate Charles Severance to the murder of two woman earlier this year.

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Comstock, Foust Go Head To Head In Loudoun County

In the competitive race to succeed Frank Wolf as the representative of Virginia's 10th District, Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust squared off Wednesday night.

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