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Plan To Address Virginia Budget Shortfall Includes Big Cuts To Prisons

Virginia is staring down a projected $2.4 billion budget shortfall. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan calls for major budget cuts, most of which will hit commonwealth prisons.

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Police Seek Man Accused Of Raping Teenager In Woodbridge

A 17-year-old was sexually assaulted when she was walking home around 11:30 p.m. this past Saturday in the area of Powell's Creek Blvd. and Patrick Henry Drive.
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Commission Suggests Changes That Could Help Bring Down College Costs In Va.

A Virginia commission studying why the costs of a college education have soared in the state has some suggestions about bringing them down.
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Who Would Best Represent Minorities In Virginia's 8th District?

Virginia's 8th district is mostly white and mostly Democratic. But candidates Micah Edmond and Don Beyer are sparring over who would best represent the district's minority population.

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Parents Of Hannah Graham Renew Plea One Month After Disappearance

It's been more than a month now since the disappearance of 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, and her parents continue to plead for anyone with information to cooperate.

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Virginians Support Jail Time For Former Gov. Bob McDonnell

A majority of Virginians say the once-popular Gov. Bob McDonnell should face prison time for his public corruption convictions.

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'Help Us To Bring Hannah Home,' Say Parents Of Missing UVa. Student

The parents of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham are pleading for information about their daughter as the search for the missing young woman continues.
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No More Summer Vacation For Some Students At 29 Virginia Schools

Virginia's governor has approved $1.6 million in grants to implement year-round instructional programs at 29 schools across the commonwealth.

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Virginia County Mobilizes To Say 'No' To Natural Gas Pipeline

Residents of Floyd County in southwestern Virginia denied a plan that would have placed a 42-inch pipe carrying natural gas from the Marcellus Shale through their backyards.
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In Northern Virginia, Candidates See Opportunity In Asian Vote

Democrats and Republicans are both trying to lure the votes of Asian Americans, the country's fastest growing racial group.

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