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McAuliffe Vetoes Portions Of Budget, Pledges To Find Ways To Expand Medicaid

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed part of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget that is aimed ensuring the Democratic governor cannot expand Medicaid without legislative approval.
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Virginia Legislator Asks Feds To Scrap Plan To House Immigrants In Small Town

A Virginia congressman is asking the secretary of Health and Human Services to abandon a much-criticized plan to bring hundreds of Central American children to a rural region of the state.
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Door to Door: Columbia Forest, Va. and Brookeville, Md. (Rebroadcast)

It's our weekly trip around the region. Today, we visit Columbia Forest, Va. and Brookeville, Md.
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McAuliffe Comments Give Bi-County Parkway Boosters Hope

A controversial highway plan in Northern Virginia may have gotten a boost from Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
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Cantor's Loss Leaves Virginia Legislators Reeling Over Decline In Influence

Now that Kevin McCarthy has been picked to replace Eric Cantor as House Majority Leader, Virginia lawmakers are strategizing on how to regain lost power for the commonwealth.
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Candidate Who Unseated Cantor Ramps Up Campaign For General Election

Congressional candidate Dave Brat says his campaign represents all corners of the Republican Party.
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FBI Investigating Resignation Of Virginia State Senator Puckett

Puckett's resignation gave control of the Virginia Senate to Republicans and dealt a major blow to Gov. McAuliffe's push to expand Medicaid in the Commonwealth.
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Severance Now Considered 'Primary Focus' Of Alexandria Murder Investigation

Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook doesn't want to call Charles Severance a "suspect" in the murders, but the chief has a new way to describe Severance's relationship to the ongoing investigation: He's the "primary focus."
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Inside The Oyster Research Lab Known As The 'Room of Doom'

Is there a turning point at which Chesapeake Bay oysters fail to survive? That's the question Smithsonian researchers are trying to answer.

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Funding For Improvements To Virginia Roadways Approved

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved funding for improvements to many area roadways, including I-66 and I-495.

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