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Majority Of Virginians Support Medicaid Expansion, According To Poll

Nearly two-thirds of Virginians support expanding Medicaid in Virginia, according to a new poll released this morning, but they are also skeptical whether the federal government can pay its share.
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The Politics Hour - Sept. 19, 2014

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Facing Three Murder Charges, Severance Makes First Court Appearance

Charles Severance, the former Alexandria resident with a history of eccentric behavior, has made his initial appearance on multiple murder charges.
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Students Released From Alexandria School After Man With Gun Causes Lockdown

Students at Maury Elementary School in Alexandria have been released after a report of a man with a gun caused the school to lockdown earlier this afternoon.
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Search Continues For Missing UVA Student

Hannah Graham, an 18-year-old University of Virginia student, was reported missing over the weekend and Charlottesville police are asking for the public's help.

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Search Continues For Missing UVA Student

Hannah Graham, an 18-year-old University of Virginia student, was reported missing over the weekend and Charlottesville police are asking for the public's help.

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Charles Severance Faces First Hearing In Alexandria Court

The man being tried for three murders will get his first day in court in Alexandria, Va., on Tuesday morning, in an advisement hearing where his counsel will be identified.

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Administrators Hope New Building, Principal Help Save Jefferson-Houston School

The Alexandria public school has a new principal and some new features that administrators say might help turn around the school, whose students now have some of their lowest-ever reading scores.
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New Poll Shows Warner Dominating Virginia Senate Race

The poll shows that Warner has support from 53 percent of Virginia voters and Gillespie at 31 percent. Even if the Republican were to pick up the 5 percent currently supporting Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis, he still wouldn't be able to overcome Warner's advantage.
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Little Optimism For Medicaid Expansion In Virginia Special Session

Virginia legislators will meet in Richmond next week for a special session on Medicaid expansion, something Democrats say is little more than a "dog-and-pony show."

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