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Buying The Farm In Arlington: County Leaders To Sell Historic Reevesland

Leaders in Arlington County are taking action to sell a historic property — a move that has neighbors in the Bluemont neighborhood up in arms.
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Not All Cattle Farmers In Virginia Are Embracing State's Stream-Fencing Program

A program intended to keep streams cleaner — and ultimately improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay — isn't catching on with all of the Virginia cattle farmers that it was supposed to attract.

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$62 Million Later, Road Project Goes From 'Complaints' To 'Compliments'

Smiling Northern Virginia politicians snipped a red ribbon along Stringfellow Road in Fairfax County, now four lanes wide instead of two, fresh asphalt for commuters traveling between U.S. 50 and Route 29.
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Competitive Northern Virginia Seat Takes International Flair

The campaign for the seat of David Ramadan reflects the increasingly diverse demographics of Loudoun County.
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Virginia Has Highest Rate Of Uninsured In The Country

The number of people without health insurance is on the decline across the country, but lagging behind other states is Virginia, where 14 percent of the population is without insurance.

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Virginia Tops Country For Student Referrals To Law Enforcement

Virginia public schools refer students to law enforcement agencies or the courts at a higher rate than any other state, according to an investigation by the Center for Public Integrity.
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Virginia Senate Campaigns Already Bringing In Big Bucks

In Virginia, candidates are heading into a campaign season that might not be attracting all that much attention. But it is attracting a significant amount of campaign cash.
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Kids Cheer, Officials Jeer As Computer Glitches Delay Testing In Virginia

School officials from across Virginia are scrambling to catch up after three days of computer problems that delayed standardized testing.
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Changes To Sex Ed Curriculum In Fairfax County Spur Outcry From Some

A number of proposed changes to Fairfax County's sexual education curriculum are generating controversy, much of which will be expressed at a public hearing set for Thursday evening.
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Arlington Middle Schooler Hits Big Time With 'La Voz Kids' Performance

This weekend a Northern Virginia middle schooler will chase her dreams of becoming the next Christina Aguilera, a quest that reflects shifting cultural patterns among Latinos in the United States.

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