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A Transportation Project Finishing Ahead Of Schedule? It Could Happen On I-95

The 95 Express Lanes in Virginia were supposed to open early next year, but now the highway's builders say the project will be ready for commuters in December.
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Door to Door: Calvert Hills, Md. and Aquia Harbour, Va.

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This time, we visit the Calvert Hills neighborhood of College Park, Md. and the Aquia Harbor area of Stafford, Va.
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Family Tree: From George Washington To The Black Heritage Museum Of Arlington

The branches of the Syphax family tree extend back to our nation's founding, when ancestors worked at Mount Vernon and Arlington House.

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Rail Or Roads: What's The Best Way To Relieve Traffic On Route 1 In Fairfax?

A new study coming out today will weigh in on a hot debate in Fairfax County: whether to prioritize the widening of Route 1 or to extend the Yellow Line south beyond Huntington.

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Virginia's 3rd District Must Be Redrawn, Judges Say

A three-judge panel ruled that Virginia's current electoral boundaries unfairly pack the commonwealth's African American population in one district, diluting their political influence.

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Loose Definition Of 'Lead Free' Causes Problems For Virginia's Groundwater

Water in about 1 in 5 Virginia wells tests positive for the presence of lead, which experts say comes from lead in brass fixtures.

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Weddings Abound In Virginia After Same-Sex Marriage Decision

The Supreme Court's decision Monday not to review appeals of same-sex marriage cases in five states opened the way for many couples to formally tie the knot.

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Alexandria Public Schools Superintendent Alvin Crawley

Kojo sits down with Alexandria Public Schools Superintendent Alvin Crawley to find out how the school system is tackling academic challenges -- and ushering in new changes -- following a turbulent year.

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After Supreme Court Decision, Wedding Bells Ring For Va. Same-Sex Couples

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it would not review appeals of same-sex marriage cases in five states — including Virginia — allowing the unions to proceed without further delay.
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New Voter ID Law Changes Political Calculus In Virginia

As many as 198,000 registered voters in Virginia don't have a driver's license, making this November's election a race to get out the word about the commonwealth's new law requiring valid ID.

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