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Prison Deaths Reporting Bill By Rep. Scott Is Signed Into Law

The Death in Custory Reporting Act was renewed by Congress and signed by President Obama.

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FCC Shoots Down Petition Calling 'Redskins' Profane

A GWU law professor filed a petition with the FCC to revoke the license of a sports station co-owned by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, but the federal agency did not bite.

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Dulles Toll Road Riders Spared Fare Hike Thanks To Federal Loan

Drivers on the Dulles Toll Road help pay for the Silver Line with their tolls, but thanks to a new development, the amount they have to pay won't go up for several years.

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Virginia's 10th District One Of Few In Play In 2015

2015 will be a big election year for Virginia's state senate, but whether the commonwealth breaks one way or another on the partisan divide will largely depend on the outcome in the 10th congressional district near Richmond.

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Arlington Artisphere Likely To Close Next Summer

With Arlington's county government tightening its belt, the county manager is recommending that the Artisphere arts center in Rosslyn close up shop next year.

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McDonnell, The Rolling Stone Scandal And Hannah Graham: The Biggest Stories In Virginia In 2014

The conviction of ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was just one of the huge stories out of Virginia this year.
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Door to Door: Damascus, Md. and Georgetown South, Va.

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This week, we'll visit Damascus, Md. and the Georgetown South neighborhood of Manassas, Va.
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Alexandria's Chirilagua Slowly Empties as Residents Prepare for Redevelopment

Residents of the predominantly Latino area of Arlandria-Chirilagua say looming development is pricing them out of the Alexandria neighborhood.
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Tangier Island Celebrates Tradition Of The Past With A Wary Eye To The Future

For half a century, a group of pilots has delivered holly boughs and Christmas gifts to Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay. But with erosion and a precipitous rise in sea level expected in the island's future, residents wonder how much longer these traditions will last.

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Resignation Is Start Of Comeback, Hopes Va. Politician Accused Of Sex With 17-Year-Old

Del. Joe Morrissey says he will resign effective Jan. 13, then run in the special election to fill the vacancy.

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