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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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Should Arlington Streetcar Proposal Be Put Up For Referendum?

Some in Arlington want the plan to install a $300 million streetcar on Columbia Pike put up for a voter referendum, but the path to the ballot box isn't quite so clear.

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Details Emerge About Deadly Balloon Crash Near Richmond

A hot air balloon crash near Richmond on Friday claimed the lives of three people, including two employees of the University of Richmond's athletic department.

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As He Nears Retirement, Moran Pushes For Gun Control Legislation

Virginia Democratic Congressman Jim Moran is retiring later this year, but in his final term, he wants to see changes to the way Virginia handles gun control.

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McAuliffe Official Says Virginia Will Proceed Cautiously On Future Road Tolls

An Obama administration plan would allow states to toll existing lane capacity under certain circumstances, but Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne says the state is not interested in doing so.
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See A Cone, Drop The Phone, Campaign Urges Virginia Drivers

A new campaign asks Virginia motorists to navigate carefully through highway work areas.

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