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4 hrs ago | Point Pleasant Register

Taking U.S. 35 funding to feds

Funding the completion of U.S. 35 was included in the discussion at the most recent meeting of the Mason County Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nick II Rahall, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Virginia, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

8 hrs ago | NBC29

Healthy Virginians Aim of Conference Held at UVA

Dorothy McAuliffe was in Charlottesville Wednesday along with state Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Hazel.

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Related Topix: Virginia, University of Virginia

12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia exchange subsidies in jeopardy after court ruling

But if a D.C. federal court ruling announced Tuesday on exchange subsidies is ultimately upheld, that Georgia number could precipitously shrink.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Virginia

16 hrs ago | Patch.com

VIDEO: Update on I-95 Express Lanes

With 80 percent of construction completed, officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation recently gave an update on progress to the I-95 Express Lanes .

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20 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

West Point, Chesapeake on environmental group's list of high toxic air pollution

The Sierra Club has compiled a list of the two 15 ZIP codes in Virginia with the highest levels of toxic air emissions.

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Related Topix: Virginia, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Opposite rulings on health law subsidies, no change to health coverage for Virginians | With Video

Two appeals courts reached differing decisions on Obamacare subsidies Tuesday, meaning a likely Supreme Court case on the key component of the health care law.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Health Insurance, Health

The Washington Post

Virginia psychiatric-bed registry does not work as intended, lawmakers told

A four-month-old psychiatric-bed registry that is supposed to provide up-to-the-minute information for Virginians who need emergency mental health treatment is being updated as seldom as once a day, state officials told a panel of lawmakers this week.

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The Washington Post

McAuliffe decides against appeal of school takeover ruling

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday that he will not appeal a circuit court's ruling that struck down a newly created state board specializing in school takeovers as being unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Education

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Expanding Opportunities for...

Governor McAuliffe visited Astyra Corporation in Richmond Tuesday to sign Executive Order 20: Advancing Equity for Small, Women, and Minority Owned Businesses.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Small Business, Personal Finance

Fox News

West Virginia Democrat scrutinized over mine explosions

Rep. Nick J. Rahall speaks during a visit by him and his colleagues discussing bilateral relationships between Egypt and the U.S., in Cairo March 15, 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nick II Rahall, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia, Virginia, West Virginia Government

The Virginian-Pilot

Funds available in Va. to address military impacts

Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the grants are being supported by $4.36 million from the Virginia Federal Action Contingency Trust Fund.

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WRVA-AM Richmond

AUDIO: Virginia Sends Firefighters To Oregon

Virginia's Department of Forestry has sent 22 firefighters to help fight fires out in the Northwest.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC29

Car Hits VDOT Paint Truck on I-64 in Albemarle

A crash involving a Virginia Department of Transportation paint truck shut down both westbound lanes of Interstate 64 in Albemarle County Monday morning.

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NBC29

Council to Vote on Grant to Reunite Parents, Foster Children

Charlottesville City Council will vote Monday night on whether to approve a $5,000 grant from the Bama Works Fund to help reunite foster children with their biological families.

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Bellingham Herald

Possible unsafe practices found at W.Va. clinic

The investigation by West Virginia health officials found that, prior to November 2013, needles and syringes were reused at Valley Pain Management to administer pain medications and saline solutions, and the same pain medication vial was used for more than one patient, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the Ohio ... (more)

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Hepatitis

Townhall

Virginia election system gets a new boss | Kenric Ward | 33

Edgardo Cortes was appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to be commissioner of the Department of Elections , a new sub-Cabinet post.

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News Max

GOP Candidates Campaign Hard For Non-White Vote

Republican candidates are wooing Asian, Hispanic, Indian and other non-white voters in the 2014 campaign, The Washington Post reported.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Virginia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WNYC-AM New York

Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality

Sen. Marco Rubio , a potential 2016 GOP presidential contender, is concerned about issues of access to affordable education, availability of job training and prospects for economic mobility.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Florida Government, Florida, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Strasburg Streetscape Project

Crews will begin work on the first of two phases of Strasburg's Downtown Streetscape Project plan on Monday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Manufacturing group chief touts West Virginia

Rebecca Randolph left West Virginia for Cleveland after college to pursue better career options, but the Mountain State was always on her mind.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Marshall University, University of Charleston

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