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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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Severance Now Considered 'Primary Focus' Of Alexandria Murder Investigation

Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook doesn't want to call Charles Severance a "suspect" in the murders, but the chief has a new way to describe Severance's relationship to the ongoing investigation: He's the "primary focus."
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Inside The Oyster Research Lab Known As The 'Room of Doom'

Is there a turning point at which Chesapeake Bay oysters fail to survive? That's the question Smithsonian researchers are trying to answer.

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Funding For Improvements To Virginia Roadways Approved

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved funding for improvements to many area roadways, including I-66 and I-495.

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After Leesburg Hearing, Severance Case Cleared For Trial

In Virginia, prosectors in Loudoun County are moving forward with charges against Charles Severance, a man Alexandria prosecutors say they want to question in connection to three unsolved murders.
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Arlington Streetcars Won't Go To Referendum. Now What?

A 3-2 majority on the county board decided to keep the controversial Arlington streetcar projects from being decided by voters, and both opponents and supporters are having their say.
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D.C. Area Sees Surge Of Underage Undocumented Immigrants

Tens of thousands of children are being caught trying to cross the southern U.S. border by themselves. Many of them have made their way to the D.C. area, with its large Central American community, and schools and support organizations are adapting.

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McAuliffe Likely To Go To Battle Over Virginia Budget

One provision in the new Republican budget makes it more difficult for Governor McAuliffe to expand health insurance coverage, taking aim at one of his key priorities.
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After Stunning Departure, Candidates Line Up For Russell County Special Election

State Senator Phil Puckett rewrote the political calculus in Virginia when he announced his retirement earlier this month, and now candidates are throwing their hats in the ring ahead of a special election to fill the slot in August.

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