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18 min ago | The Baltimore Sun
Our view: Proposed alternative to litigation for birth injuries is promising but poses enough questions to warrant more study by the General Assembly Maryland's litigation-based system for compensating families whose children suffered from birth-related neurological industries doesn't work well for anyone.
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4 hrs ago | The Raw Story
In the face of public criticism, officials in West Virginia have change course and will allow a high school student to read a poem about coal mining disasters in the state.
5 hrs ago | Washington Times
Bridget Morrill of Raphine, Va. and her dog Rox try to stay warm in the cold pre-dawn hours as she waits to be let into the Remote Area Medical's facilities to be seen by a doctor at Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista , Va., Saturday, March 1, 2014.
8 hrs ago | Logan Banner
Since October 1, 2013, more than four million Americans have signed up for health care coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, which was established under the health reform law.
12 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
Virginia House Republican leaders say the momentum is in their favor in the current battle with Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Democratic lawmakers over whether to expand Medicaid eligibility.
12 hrs ago | WCAV
Virginia House Republican leaders say the momentum is in their favor in the current battle with Governor Terry McAuliffe and Democratic lawmakers over whether to expand Medicaid eligibility.
15 hrs ago | NBC29
A state environmental official says water and foam used by firefighters to extinguish a vehicle fire went into a creek in Bland County and killed hundreds of fish.
Residents of Stafford's Vista Woods neighborhood can once again use Furnace Road to access busy commuter route Va.
They feel that the political parties are so far from each other, politically, that they cannot come together on anything, even the simplest of things that forward the common interest.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor cheered the passage of one of his top priorities Tuesday, as a pediatric research funding bill he laboriously pushed through the House easily passed the Senate.
Virginia is meeting federal projections for enrollment in the Obama administration's health care program but still has a ways to go to reach the final target on March 31. Figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services show that 102,815 Virginians had enrolled by March 1. The government had projected 101,600 by Feb. 28.
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia I. Wright Tuesday announced she will retire May 1 after six years in the state's top education job.
Lawmakers cleared out of Richmond Saturday after largely accomplishing their goals on mental health reform.
An overturned vehicle on I-664 southbound is blocking all travel lanes. Virginia State Police are currently working with VDOT to briefly shut down the scene of the accident.
Engineers sprung into action when more than 10,000 gallons of a chemical mixture leaked from a storage tank near Charleston, W.Va., and entered a river upstream of a water-treatment plant in January.
New Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe did his flesh-pressing best the past several weeks during bipartisan, after-hours soirees/shoot-the-breeze sessions at the executive mansion.
A man who spent three decades of his life serving in Virginia's General Assembly is being remembered for his dedication.