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How Did Silver Line Problems Evade Layers Of Oversight?

Problems with the Silver Line have pushed back the opening of Phase I to the summer, leaving questions as to how, with multiple layers of public oversight on the project, these issues weren't addressed earlier.

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NFLer Brian Banks To Speak At UVA About Innocence Project

Former NFL linebacker Brian Backs saw his career derailed by a wrongful conviction, and is now backing an organization that helps the innocent at an event at the University of Virginia.

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Virginia General Assembly Deadlocked Over Medicaid Expansion

Governor Terry McAuliffe is attempting to facilitate a deal between Republicans and Democrats, who are engaged in a game of chicken over expanding Medicaid in the commonwealth.
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Environmental Groups Call For Virginia To Reduce Carbon Pollution

A coalition of Virginia environmental groups is planning a statewide campaign calling for a reduction in carbon pollution.
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To Afford Rent, D.C.'s Minimum Wage Earners Must Work 137 Hours Per Week

The heads of minimum wage households need to work 137 hours — the equivalent of three and a half full-time jobs — to afford the rent on a two-bedroom home in the District.

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More Details Emerge On Crash That Kills 1, Injures 16

A speeding white car swerved into the path of a shuttle bus in Lorton, Va., on Sunday, causing the bus to crash and killing one and injuring 16 others in the process.

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Compromise Or Fight? Alexandria Boat Club Takes Vote

Alexandria city officials have threatened to seize parking spots from the Old Dominion Boat Club using eminent domain, and now the club's members are voting whether to take a compromise or fight back.

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Lorton Bus Crash Kills 1, Injures 16

One person was killed and 16 injured early Sunday morning after a bus was run off the road on Lorton, Va.

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Officials Getting Out The Word On New Virginia Voter ID Law

A new voter ID law in the Commonwealth of Virginia will restrict the types of identification that can be used at the polls, and state officials are trying to get out the word to the voting public.

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73-Year-Old Woman Linked To Alexandria Arsons

Police have arrested Shirley Ann Vigneau, a longtime resident of an apartment complex that has been plagued by fires.

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