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Price Tag And Ridership Of Proposed Arlington Streetcars Increase

A new Arlington report says the Crystal City streetcar will now cost nearly $230 million and the Columbia Pike project nearly $360 million, but it also found that projected ridership would be high.
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Appeals Court Hears Arguments On Virginia Gay Marriage Ban

Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage went before a three-judge federal appeals court on Tuesday

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Virginia Board Of Health Challenges New Abortion Regulations

The politics of abortion will be heating up this summer in Virginia as a set of controversial new regulations targeting abortion clinics are challenged in court and by the Board of Health.
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Federal Court Hears Challenge To Virginia's Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

A potentially landmark case on gay marriage is now in the hands of a federal appeals court in Virginia.
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McAuliffe Orders Review Of Abortion Clinic Regulations

Regulations on Virginia abortion clinics put into effect under previous governor Bob McDonnell will now be put up to a review.

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Two Northern Virginia Hospitals Top Country For Rate Of C-Section Births

C-section births can carry increased risks for mothers and children, which calls into question the rate of such procedures for low-risk deliveries in two Northern Virginia hospitals, which are among the nation's highest.

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Federal Court Set To Hear Arguments On Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Gay-rights groups in three states have a special interest in a federal appeals court hearing on Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
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McAuliffe Orders Review Of Abortion Clinic Regulations

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is directing the review of new abortion clinic regulations and appointing new members to the state Board of Health.
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Coaches, Pilot Remembered After Balloon Crash Near Richmond

A hot-air balloon crash near Richmond last Friday claimed the lives of two beloved figures in the University of Richmond's basketball program.

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Despite Slow Start, Northern Virginia Toll Lanes Builder Foresees Financial Success

Fluor-Transurban, the company behind the 495 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia, is standing by its investment in the 14 miles of toll lanes.

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