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Antares Rocket Debris Found In Virginia

On Virginia's Eastern Shore, some of the cargo aboard the Antares Rocket that exploded just seconds after liftoff from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility on Tuesday has been found.
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WAMU Comes to Fredericksburg, 89.5 FM

Tune to 89.5 FM to hear WAMU in the Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania area of Virginia.

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Northern Virginia Congressional Race Could Hinge On 'Sexist' Comment

The contest between Barbara Comstock and John Foust for the open 10th district congressional seat in Northern Virginia is centering on women’s issues and a remark made by Foust that Republicans are calling “sexist.”
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Warner Retains Lead Over Gillespie In Virginia Senate Race

With less than a week before Election Day, a new poll by Christopher Newport University finds Virginia Senator Mark Warner leading Republican challenger Ed Gillespie 51 to 44.
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In Search Of Votes, Congressional Hopeful Comstock Aligns Herself With Frank Wolf

When Republican candidate Barbara Comstock greets voters at a high school football match in Loudon County, she's quick to associate herself with retiring Congressman Wolf.
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Warner, Gillespie Trade Punches In Final Week Of Race

Republican challenger Ed Gillespie has attempted to paint incumbent Sen. Mark Warner as walking in lock step with President Barack Obama, but observers don't think it will be enough to pull down the former governor.

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Virginia Amendment Would Erase Property Taxes For Families Of Slain Soldiers

Virginia voters will soon be confronted with an amendment to the state constitution that may have drastic consequences for local governments.
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Bike Lanes May Soon Get A Boost In Fairfax County

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is backing a plan that would add bicycle lanes to the county to go along with new development.

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Virginia Takes Another Look At Its Ethics Laws

Leaders from across Virginia are reexamining the state's infamous ethics laws, which became the focus of new concerns after former Republican Governor Bob McDonnell was convicted of extortion and conspiracy.
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How Would Fairfax County's $100M Bond Referendum Be Spent?

More than $80 million of Fairfax County's proposed transportation bond referendum will go towards pedestrian, bicycle and trail improvements, if it's approved.