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Schools must test for lead in water
May 29,2017

With the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, safe drinking water is a high priority nationwide, especially for children. Beginning July 1, schools in Virginia will be required to test their potable water for lead.

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Planned Parenthood honors Gov. McAuliffe with award
May 29,2017

The Virginia League of Planned Parenthood honored Gov. Terry McAuliffe this week for supporting reproductive rights and vetoing legislation that would have defunded the nonprofit organization.


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In need or a scam? Video sparks debate over panhandlers
May 29,2017

A video of a woman seeking handouts at an intersection in Henrico County has sparked a national debate over whether panhandlers’ pleas for help can be trusted.

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New law will expand business development sites
May 29,2017

The commonwealth, and especially its rural areas, may get an economic boost under legislation signed into law this week by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. At a ceremony with the legislation's sponsors and the


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Political parties at odds over voter ID laws
May 17,2017

Voter identification laws are a hot issue in Virginia and across the country. Republicans say such laws combat voter fraud, which they insist is widespread. Democrats say the laws discourage

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Illegal voting in Virginia? Yes. Massive? Doubtful.
May 17,2017

For years, Republicans have loudly proclaimed that voter fraud is widespread in U.S. elections – and just as adamantly, Democrats have insisted that such allegations are nonsense.

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Racial disparities in marijuana arrests seen across Virginia
May 16,2017

Hanover County, just north of Richmond, has about 88,000 white residents, and in an average year, 246 whites are arrested there for marijuana possession. That represents a rate of 280 white arrests

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Richmond police address concerns over rising crime
May 12,2017

Already this year, Richmond has seen three double homicides: On Feb. 16, Deborah Walker, 55, and her daughter Shaquenda Walker, 24, were shot and killed in their home on Coalter Street.




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