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Virginia Church Reinvents Itself As Affordable Housing Developer

The First Baptist Church in Clarendon, Va. has a potential solution to the affordable housing crisis — use church property to create apartments.
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Complete Redrawing Of Virginia's Political Boundaries Could Be On The Way

Members of the Virginia General Assembly are expecting the governor to call a special session this summer as a reaction to a recent federal court decision throwing out the congressional districts. That could have drastic consequences that go beyond 2016.
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Virginia To Set Up Scoring System For Future Road And Transit Projects

A scoring system to rate potential road improvements in Northern Virginia is in the works, and officials will have to decide what weight to give to factors like congestion relief.

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Elected Officials, Dominion Divided Over How To Clean Up 50 Years Of Pollution

EPA rules will force Dominion Power to clean up ponds that they've used for years as a dumping ground for coal ash, but environmental advocates say measures have to go farther to protect the state's drinking water.

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Labor Unions And Minority Groups Focus Virginia Ground Game

Labor unions and minority groups in Virginia are celebrating a major victory this week after forming a coalition that successfully campaigned for a slate of Democrats.
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Door To Door: Old Town Fairfax City, Va. And River Terrace, D.C.

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This week we'll visit Old Town Fairfax and the River Terrace neighborhood of Northeast D.C.
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After A Stunning Alexandria Primary, What's Next For The Waterfront?

Is there still room for compromise on plans that would tear down old warehouses and redevelop those properties? The path forward will become clearer after November's election.

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What Do Virginia's Primary Results Mean For November?

Michael Pope, Virginia reporter for WAMU 88.5 News, breaks down Tuesday's results in Alexandria's hotly contested mayoral race, as well as key races in other areas of the state.

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Alexandria Mayor Wasn't Only Incumbent Defeated In Virginia

Like Bill Eiulle in Alexandria's race, delegates in Winchester and Portsmouth found themselves rejected by members of their own party.

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Silberberg Wins Alexandria Mayoral Primary Over Euille And Donley

The current vice mayor scored an upset over the mayor and a former mayor.

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