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Funding For Improvements To Virginia Roadways Approved

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved funding for improvements to many area roadways, including I-66 and I-495.

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After Leesburg Hearing, Severance Case Cleared For Trial

In Virginia, prosectors in Loudoun County are moving forward with charges against Charles Severance, a man Alexandria prosecutors say they want to question in connection to three unsolved murders.
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Arlington Streetcars Won't Go To Referendum. Now What?

A 3-2 majority on the county board decided to keep the controversial Arlington streetcar projects from being decided by voters, and both opponents and supporters are having their say.
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D.C. Area Sees Surge Of Underage Undocumented Immigrants

Tens of thousands of children are being caught trying to cross the southern U.S. border by themselves. Many of them have made their way to the D.C. area, with its large Central American community, and schools and support organizations are adapting.

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McAuliffe Likely To Go To Battle Over Virginia Budget

One provision in the new Republican budget makes it more difficult for Governor McAuliffe to expand health insurance coverage, taking aim at one of his key priorities.
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After Stunning Departure, Candidates Line Up For Russell County Special Election

State Senator Phil Puckett rewrote the political calculus in Virginia when he announced his retirement earlier this month, and now candidates are throwing their hats in the ring ahead of a special election to fill the slot in August.

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Would A Floodwall Keep Old Town Dry?

The Alexandria City Council gave approval to a $5 million floodwall along the city's waterfront, but some critics say the plan won't work as they plan — or could even do more harm than good.

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Silver Line May Get Start Date Next Monday; Metro Getting Word Out Now

The opening date for the Silver Line should come out next week, and in the meantime, transit agency officials are trying to get out the word about the best ways to utilize the brand new Metro line.

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Metro In 'Final Stretch' Before Silver Line Service Starts, Says GM

Metro is expected to announce the start date of Silver Line service to Tysons Corner and Reston one week from today.
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25 Things Everyone Should Experience In Virginia At Least Once

Virginia became a state on June 25, 1788. To celebrate statehood in the Old Dominion, we've compiled a "bucket list" of activities every visitor to the commonwealth should try out.

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