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  1. Key GOP state senator reaches compromise with Va. House on MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | The Washington Post

    A key state Senate Republican and the House budget chief have hammered out a plan to allow up to 400,000 uninsured Virginians to enroll in Medicaid. Sen. Emmett Hanger has long backed expansion of the federal-state health insurance program for the poor - but with conditions that seemed hard to square with the plan backed by the House.

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  2. Va. state senator who visited Assad defends Syrian president in General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The Washington Post

    A state legislator who once flew to Damascus for a two-hour sit-down with Bashar al-Assad took to the floor of the Virginia Senate this week to say the Syrian president might have been framed for a suspected chemical attack - if the attack happened at all. "It is not entirely clear that there was an attack," Sen. Richard H. Black said in a 20-minute speech on the floor of Virginia Senate.

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  3. Will Virginia finally do the right thing for 400,000 people desperate for health care?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Thousands of people gather outside the gates of the Wise County Fairgrounds in 2010 for the annual Remote Area Medical clinic to open in Virginia. Watch this, America.

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  4. Birth of baby octopus at the Virginia Aquarium viewed by more than 600,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, Va., posted footage of a baby octopus hatching on Feb. 7. There's no need to panic, this isn't the invasion of alien life forms. It's the birth of a baby octopus.

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  5. Virginia officials are letting electric companies rip off customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Under the regulatory schedule adopted in 2007, there should have been a major Dominion Energy rate case before the SCC in the fall. It would have been decided in November.

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  6. Lawmakers plan bipartisan bill to end Dominion rate freeze, promise rebatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Legislators plan to unveil a bipartisan bill on Friday to undo the controversial utility rate freeze that has shielded Dominion Energy from review since 2015 and issue rebates to customers who have overpaid during that time. The bill would once again subject Dominion to rate reviews by the State Corporation Commission, but would set those reviews every three years instead of every other year, as had been the state's practice, according to two lawmakers who are co-sponsoring the House and Senate versions of the bill.

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  7. Senators kill effort to restore state control over Va. electric...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | The Washington Post

    State senators on Monday killed yet another attempt to restore state control over electricity rates paid by consumers but this time they promised to revisit the issue later in the week. Sen. Chap Petersen had re-introduced legislation that would lift a rate freeze that Dominion Energy has enjoyed since 2015 - a bill that also failed last year.

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  8. Girls' basketball notebook: Without a senior, Oakland Mills is growing up fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Walter Hagins gets it. Seventeen blocks in one game? It's hard to believe, the Oakland Mills coach admits.

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  9. Va.'s McAuliffe is leaving office as master salesman, but his legacy will take years to play outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe flies on the state plane to an economic-development announcement in Virginia Beach last month. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe bounds out of a gray SUV in the loading dock under the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Washington.

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  10. Meet the new class of Virginia lawmakers who are making historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Members of the Virginia House of Delegates gather to vote on bills in February 2017. Voters in November sent 19 newcomers to the 100-member House of Delegates, a dozen of whom unseated Republican incumbents.

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  11. Rep. Scott Taylor of Virginia Beach comes out against off-shore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Rep. Scott Taylor says he is opposed to President's Trump plan to allow offshore drilling along the Atlantic Ocean. Taylor, a former Navy SEAL, represents Virginia Beach, Va.

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  12. Snowstorm hits D.C. region, causing slick roads, widespread delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Washington Post

    A snowplow cleans off the normally busy artery of Rte. 2, Solomon's Island Road, after a winter blast of snow blanketed Anne Arundel County in Edgewater, Md.

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  13. Historic 'bomb cyclone' strengthened at an astonishing rate. Frigid air will follow.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Record cold temperatures are affecting much of the U.S. The weather may be brutal, but it can also be beautiful. The unusual winter storm that pasted parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with ice and snow Wednesday explosively intensified Wednesday night becoming one of the strongest East Coast winter storms in modern history.

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  14. Macon F. Brock Jr., retailer who co-founded Dollar Tree discount chain, dies at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Macon F. Brock Jr., a retailer who co-founded the Dollar Tree chain of discount stores that grew into a Fortune 500 company, died Dec. 9 at his home in Virginia Beach. He was 75. Macon Foscue Brock Jr. was born in Norfolk on April 11, 1942, and graduated from Virginia's Randolph-Macon College in 1964.

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  15. Recording at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A Virginia mother said she was charged with a felony after she sent her daughter to school with an audio recorder in her backpack to see if the child was being bullied. Sarah Sims told CNN that she had repeatedly contacted officials at Ocean View Elementary School in Norfolk about concerns that her 9-year-old was being bullied - not only by her classmates, but also by her teacher.

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  16. This one map shows the Republicansa problem in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The Republican Party had a bad night Tuesday in the Virginia state elections. How bad? That can be summarized in a couple of maps.

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  17. Arrest made in connection with killing of 19-year-old Va. college studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Brandy Johnson Billie holds a photograph of her daughter, Ashanti, a 19-year-old college student, who disappeared going to work. A retired Navy petty officer has been charged in connection with the death of 19-year-old Virginia college student Ashanti Billie, who was last seen on a Norfolk naval base in September and whose body was eventually found roughly 300 miles away.

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  18. Attack ads multiply in the final days before the Virginia electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Days before elections in Virginia that will choose a new governor and shape the Virginia legislature, incendiary ads are popping up in House of Delegates races in Northern Virginia and Virginia Beach. A Democrat challenging Del.

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  19. Two men shot along H Street corridor in NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The shooting happened about 2:12 a.m. in the 1200 block of H Street NE. Police said the suspect was an African American man who is about 6 feet tall.

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  20. Missing college student's family awaits identification of a bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Ashanti Markaila Billie was last seen Monday September 18, 2017 in Norfolk, Virginia. She did not show up for work or college classes and hasn't been seen since September 18. Family members of a missing college student, who disappeared last week in the Virginia Beach area, await information from authorities about the identity of a body found in North Carolina Friday, a family spokeswoman said.

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