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Metro Sets Official Start Date For Silver Line: July 26

The Silver Line finally has a firm opening date: July 26. This comes after months of delays and contractor problems set back Phase I of the Metro line into Northern Virginia.

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How Do D.C., Maryland And Virginia Compare On Family-Friendly Laws?

In the region, D.C. offers the most expansive protections for pregnant women and young families, while Maryland and Virginia fall far behind.
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Silver Line Opening Date Expected To Be Announced Monday

After a series of delays, Metro's general manager is expected to announce the opening date of the Silver Line at the top of the week.
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McAuliffe Vetoes Portions Of Budget, Pledges To Find Ways To Expand Medicaid

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed part of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget that is aimed ensuring the Democratic governor cannot expand Medicaid without legislative approval.
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Virginia Legislator Asks Feds To Scrap Plan To House Immigrants In Small Town

A Virginia congressman is asking the secretary of Health and Human Services to abandon a much-criticized plan to bring hundreds of Central American children to a rural region of the state.
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Door to Door: Columbia Forest, Va. and Brookeville, Md. (Rebroadcast)

It's our weekly trip around the region. Today, we visit Columbia Forest, Va. and Brookeville, Md.
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McAuliffe Comments Give Bi-County Parkway Boosters Hope

A controversial highway plan in Northern Virginia may have gotten a boost from Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
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Cantor's Loss Leaves Virginia Legislators Reeling Over Decline In Influence

Now that Kevin McCarthy has been picked to replace Eric Cantor as House Majority Leader, Virginia lawmakers are strategizing on how to regain lost power for the commonwealth.
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Candidate Who Unseated Cantor Ramps Up Campaign For General Election

Congressional candidate Dave Brat says his campaign represents all corners of the Republican Party.
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FBI Investigating Resignation Of Virginia State Senator Puckett

Puckett's resignation gave control of the Virginia Senate to Republicans and dealt a major blow to Gov. McAuliffe's push to expand Medicaid in the Commonwealth.

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