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Kaine Puts Focus On Defense Economy, Personnel In Kojo Nnamdi Interview

The Virginia Democrat, appearing in a special installment of the "Kojo In Your Community" series, emphasized the need for consistent federal budgeting to protect the defense industry, and he said the government should do more to help military personnel and federal workers.

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Virginia Caregivers Given Help To Do Their Thankless, Underappreciated Jobs

Caregivers do billions of dollars in uncompensated labor for the elderly and infirm, and new legislation in Virginia will help them get training

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'Healthy Beverage Index' Developed To Up Your Water Intake

Are you making healthy choices with your daily beverage intake? A new guide developed by Virginia Tech will help you get there.
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At Virginia Mosque, Time Of Celebration Marred By Vandalism

At the Manassas Muslim Association, the days leading up to Eid — marking the end of Ramadan — have been marked with concern.
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Virginia Has To Redo Its Congressional Map. But Who Draws The New Lines?

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican leaders of the General Assembly are clashing yet again, this time over whether to call a special session to debate a potential new set of maps for the state's congressional districts.
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Door To Door: Crystal City, Virginia, and West Annapolis, Maryland

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This time, we'll visit Crystal City, Virginia, and West Annapolis, Md.

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Couple Plans To Give Away 35-Acre Virginia Farm Through An Essay Contest

Ever dream of living on a farm in the rolling hills of Virginia's horse country? This 35-acre farm could be yours, if you can convince the current owners in a 1,000-word essay.

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Where Is Food Insecurity Greatest In The D.C. Region? There's A Map For That

Even in a wealthy area like the D.C. region, hundreds of thousands of people are at risk of going hungry. But how do you locate them, to give them the help they need?

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Are 100-Pound Catfish Coming To The Potomac Or Are They Already Here?

Decades after the U.S. government introduced non-native Blue Catfish to local waterways, scientists worry these hefty creatures may be harming the ecosystem.

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They're Still Interested: Sweet Briar College Enrolls 300 For Next Year

The Virginia college's president calls the commitments from returning and new students a "starting point'' to get the 114-year-old women's college back on track after a tumultuous spring and summer.

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