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  1. The Internet started in Virginia. So why is broadband access so spotty?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    But that could be meaningless, depending on where you live. In rural areas, only 55 percent of homes have access to high-speed broadband, according to a 2016 Virginia Chamber of Commerce study .

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  2. As gas pipelines roil Virginia governor's race, regulators backtrack on their roleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    From right, Pinar Gurdal, Rick Shingles and Russell Chisholm show their opposition to the Mountain Valley Pipeline project during the debate for the Democratic nomination for governor at Virginia Western Community College on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Roanoke, Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and former congressman Tom Perriello both claimed Thursday to be Virginia Democrats' best option for winning over rural voters who supported President Donald Trump in last year's election.

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  3. Dominion letter shows why staying neutral on pipeline project could help NorthamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor in the June 13 primary election, debates at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Va. RICHMOND -- Lt.

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  4. Va. gubernatorial contender Northam calls for ban on corporate campaign givingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor in the June 13 primary election, debates at Virginia Western Community College on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Roanoke, Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday called for a cap on campaign donations and a ban on corporate contributions, escalating a clash over campaign funding in the primary race for governor.

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  5. The good, the bad and the unknown in Virginia's gubernatorial adsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, left, and former congressman Tom Perriello, who are seeking the Democratic nomination for governor in the June 13 primary election, debate at Virginia Western Community College on May 4 in Roanoke. The political ads are back, coating Virginians' television screens like spring pollen.

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  6. Virginia pipeline project sparks a flare-up at Democratic debate for Va govRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Washington Post

    From right, Pinar Gurdal, Rick Shingles and Russell Chisholm show their opposition to the Mountain Valley Pipeline project during the debate for the Democratic nomination for governor at Virginia Western Community College on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Roanoke, Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and former congressman Tom Perriello both claimed Thursday to be Virginia Democrats' best option for winning over rural voters who supported President Donald Trump in last year's election.

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  7. Man claiming a bomb was in car arrested at White House SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A man drove up to a White House check point shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday and told a Secret Service officer that "there's a bomb in the trunk," authorities said. As he was being pulled to the ground by a uniformed Secret Service officer, the man allegedly said, according to a D.C. police report, "this is a test."

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  8. Roanoke news anchor, boyfriend of slain TV reporter, plans to run for Va. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    News anchor Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend and another co-worker were gunned down during a live broadcast in August 2015, will leave the Roanoke, Va., TV station and mount a run for the state House of Delegates, he said Sunday. The WDBJ-7 anchor's final broadcast was last Thursday night and he resigned on Friday.

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  9. Sen. Tim Kaine: Customs and Border Patrol says green card holders are subject to executive orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Dozens of pro-immigration demonstrators cheer and hold signs as international passengers arrive at Dulles International Airport, to protest President Donald Trump's executive order barring visitors, refugees and immigrants from certain countries to the United States ROANOKE, Va. - Sen. Tim Kaine confirmed Monday that permanent legal residents - green card holders - are subject to President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning refugees from entering the United States.

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  10. Here's why Trump is already waffling on ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Washington Post

    President Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House on Nov. 10. President-elect Donald Trump is already signaling that he might backpedal on his promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, telling the Wall Street Journal Friday that he has consider hanging onto popular Obamacare provisions such as "the prohibition against insurers denying coverage because of patients' existing conditions, and a provision that allows parents to provide years of additional coverage for children on their insurance policies." But his apparent reluctance to scrap the entire ACA is understandable.

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  11. No easy path forward for ITT Tech studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Amber Janney, with her daughter Haleigh in a family photo. Janney was a nursing student at ITT Tech when the school closed, leaving her short of graduation and stuck with student debt.

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  12. Two dead after incident at warehouse in Roanoke, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The incident happened about 6 a.m. at a business called Freight Car America, which paints freight cars for Norfolk Southern railroad, according to Scott Leamon, a spokesman for the Roanoke Police Department. When officers arrived, he said they found the gunman and a victim dead inside a warehouse-like building.

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  13. A guide to body language during the debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gestures to the crowd during a rally in Roanoke, Va., on Sept. 24. It's not our faces that tend to offer the strongest clues about what we are feeling, but rather our bodies.

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  14. Manassas school buses now have stop-arm cameras to catch violatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    An Arlington, Va. school bus idles in the driveway of Wakefield High School, demonstrating special cameras aimed at catching motorists who illegally pass school buses when their stop arms are deployed.

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  15. It's beyond debate that Donald Trump is unfit to be presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Roanoke, Va., on Sept. 24, 2016 and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Orlando on Sept.

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