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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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Fairfax Military Family Gets A Holiday Surprise From Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront helps military families during difficult times, like they did with the Allred family in Fairfax County.

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Mental Health Policy Recommendations In Virginia Get Key Endorsement

Proposed reforms to the way emergency care is handled for mental health crises got a boost this week from a Virginia legislative panel formed in the wake of the suicide of the son of State Sen. Creigh Deeds.

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McAuliffe To Propose Limitations On Credits And Deductions In Virginia

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is taking aim at tax preferences, hoping to balance the commonwealth's budget by targeting costly measures.

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New Limitations On Tax Credits, Deductions Likely To Face Opposition In Virginia

Virtually every lobbyist in Richmond has a vested interested in tax credits that are already part of the code. That means the governor's proposal to roll back exemptions and credits for coalfield production, land preservation and long-term care insurance policies won't be easy.
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Virginia Officials Consider HOT Lanes On I-66 Through Arlington

Virginia has added tolls lanes on both 495 and 95 to attack traffic congestion, and now the plan is being considered for I-66 through Arlington, despite the county's long-stated opposition.

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