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Record-Holder For Oldest Winter Olympian Sets Her Sights On Summer Games

After competing in several winter Olympics as a luger, 60-year-old Anne Abernathy is training for the 2016 summer Olympics in archery.

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Lodato Murder Being Investigated As Part Of Series

Citing the similarities in three high-profile murder cases, Alexandria Police said on Thursday that they are investigating the possibility that the murders are linked.

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The Politics Hour - March 7, 2014

Delman Coates, a Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate in Maryland, and D.C. Council Member David Grosso (I-At Large) join the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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Flood Insurance Rules Squeeze Some Homeowners

Following Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, Congress rewrote flood insurance rules to ensure that more of the burden was placed on individual property owners. We talk with one Virginia homeowner whose flood insurance skyrocketed from $2,000 to $32,000.
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Virginia Spends $100 Million More Than Expected On Snow Removal

Virginia highway officials say the state is likely to exceed its $157 million snow removal budget by more than $100 million.
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In Choosing Leader, Virginia Democrats Fight Over Same-Sex Marriage

The appointment of Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones to head the state Democratic party has drawn criticism because of his opposition to same-sex marriage.

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Bill Honoring Segregationist Virginia Senator Prompts Walkout In Richmond

A resolution honoring the late Virginia senator Harry Byrd prompted a walkout by black legislators, who said they didn't believe that a man who supported segregation should be formally commemorated.
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Court Rejects Huguely's Appeal Of Murder Conviction

An appeals court is affirming the second-degree murder conviction of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player who fatally beat his ex-girlfriend.
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One In Nine Virginians Is Foreign Born

A study of the Commonwealth of Virginia's foreign-born population finds that 15 percent of the state's residents were born abroad.

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Virginia Health Inspector Quits Amid Complaints About Deeds Probe

A lead mental health inspector in Virginia resigned on Tuesday, citing interference into his investigation into the suicide of the son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds.

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