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University Of Virginia Announces New Sexual Misconduct Policy

With no fanfare, the University of Virginia has announced a new sexual misconduct policy, prompted by a federal investigation.
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Bi-County Parkway Project In Northern Virginia Hits A Snag — In Richmond

The state Department of Transportation will not pursue the project in Prince William and Loudoun counties, but that doesn't mean it's dead yet.

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Legal Cloud Lifts For Controversial Alexandria Waterfront Plan

Thanks to a recent ruling of the Virginia Supreme Court in Richmond, developers now have a green light to start demolishing a series of old abandoned warehouses and building structures in Alexandria that are much larger than what's there now.
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Uber Tweaks Airport Pickups To Create 'Virtual Queue'

Faced with rules that prevent its drivers from hanging out on airport property waiting for rides, Uber is tweaking its system for ride-hailing pick-ups at Reagan National and Dulles International airports.
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Prisoner Who Escaped Fairfax Hospital Arrested In D.C.

A prisoner escaped from Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church in the early morning hours Tuesday, wrestling a gun from a guard before fleeing and carjacking two people.

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Virginia Lawmakers Push For Strictest Limits On Police Surveillance In U.S.

Virginia lawmakers say they have the votes to overturn amendments Governor Terry McAullife made to legislation putting limitations on how the government can use surveillance technology.
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Will McAuliffe Make Good On Campaign Promises In Virginia?

Virginia lawmakers will be back in session next month, and the governor will try once again to deliver on the campaign promises that were central to his campaign.

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Virginia Democrats Scramble To Vie For Last-Minute Opening In General Assembly

A last-minute decision by Virginia Del. Rob Krupicka to quit the General Assembly to focus on his doughtnut business left local Democrats scrambling to file paperwork for the upcoming primary election for the seat.
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Threats And Abuse Are Part Of The Job At Metro, Drivers And Station Managers Say

At a meeting organized by the Metro employees union, the transit system's subway station managers, bus drivers and other employees talked about the fears that come with their work.

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Manassas, Virginia, Has Highest Rate Of Uninsured In Region, Study Says

A new study released this week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation analyzing data from 2012 says that Manassas has one of the highest rates of people without health insurance in the region. One in five people who live there are not insured.