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Alexandria Deputy Sheriff Accused Of Raping Inmate

Alexandria Deputy Sheriff Bryant Pegues has been charged with rape and sexually assaulting an inmate in the city jail.

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Executive Action On Medicaid Would Be Only Temporary Fix For Virginia

There's been speculation that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe would take executive action on the state's Medicaid expansion, but political analysts say that would be a temporary solution at best.

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Using Code To Count Bikes In Virginia

One of the biggest problems facing Virginia transportation planners is figuring out the number of cyclists on the road — a problem which a Charlottesville man may have cracked.

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Finding A New Home For Alexandria Seaport Foundation

A nonprofit that teaches at-risk youth how to build boats is losing its place on the Potomac because of a development plan on Alexandria's waterfront.

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New Study Finds That One-Third Of Virginia Children Living At Or Near Poverty

The study says 13 percent of children lived in poverty in 2011, the most recent year of analysis. Another 18-and-a-half percent lived in near-poverty.
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Another Bottle Bomb Device Explodes At Virginia Theater

A movie theater complex in Tysons Corner, Virginia, was evacuated after someone set off a "bottle bomb" early Sunday, the second time in just a week.

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McAuliffe And Herring Disagree Over Legal Fees For McDonnell Staffers

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring disagree over the need for the state to cover the legal fees of staffers to former Governor Bob McDonnell.
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Fairfax Police Release Audio From 911 Calls From Movie Theater Bomb Scare

The Fairfax County Police Department has released 911 calls from a very frightening weekend incident at a popular movieplex in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
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Standup Paddleboarding Exploding In Popularity In D.C.

Standup paddleboarding is coming into its own as a water sport in the nation's capital.

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Lawyers Want Virginia Primary Delayed Over Charges Of Gerrymandering

Lawyers for three plaintiffs are asking for a delay to Virginia's June primaries, saying the state's 3rd District is gerrymandered.