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Online Impersonation In The Crosshairs Of Virginia Lawmakers

Pretending to be someone else online could soon become a Class 1 misdemeanor under legislation being crafted by the Virginia Crime Commission.

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Race To Replace Frank Wolf In Virginia Causes Lots Of Noise

In an election year where the Senate has gotten most of the attention so far, the race between Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust in Virginia's 10th District stands out as a loud and contentious.

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Voting In Virginia? Don't Forget Your ID

Virginia election officials are working overtime to make sure voters meet new requirements at the polls.
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Research On Anti-Smoking Vaccine Gets A Boost At Virginia Tech

A $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support the work on an anti-smoking vaccine by a Virginia Tech researcher.

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As Police Wait For ID On Remains, Jesse Matthew Indicted On New Charges

The man charged with the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being indicted on new charges stemming from the 2005 rape of a young woman.
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Police Discover Body In Search For Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham

Police have discovered a body on an abandoned property off Old Lynchburg Road in Albemarle County, which they believe may be the body of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

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The Politics Hour - Oct. 24, 2014

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Door To Door: Mount Airy, Md., And Franklin Park, Va.

It's our ongoing trip around the region. This week, we'll visit Mount Airy, Md. and the Franklin Park neighborhood of McLean, Va.

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Plan To Address Virginia Budget Shortfall Includes Big Cuts To Prisons

Virginia is staring down a projected $2.4 billion budget shortfall. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan calls for major budget cuts, most of which will hit commonwealth prisons.

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Police Seek Man Accused Of Raping Teenager In Woodbridge

A 17-year-old was sexually assaulted when she was walking home around 11:30 p.m. this past Saturday in the area of Powell's Creek Blvd. and Patrick Henry Drive.