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Northam Says It Wasn’t Him In Offensive Photo

(Winchester)- Governor Northam continues to say he wasn’t in a racist yearbook photo. Independent investigators hired by Eastern Virginia Medical School said this week they couldn’t confirm the identity of the individuals in the offensive photo from

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UVA Business school receives biggest donation ever

(Charlottesville)- A University of Virginia alum is giving the Darden School of Business its largest-ever donation.  The Daily Progress is reporting that investor Frank Sands donated 68-million-dollars which will be used for renovations, a conference center and

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Big Numbers On The Road This Weekend

(Richmond)- Memorial Day weekend is expected to be a busy one on Virginia’s roads.  Triple-A is predicting over one-million people will be traveling at least 50 miles from home at some point over the weekend in the

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Push for DC Statehood

(DC)- A new campaign will launch tomorrow to pass a law that would make Washington, D.C. a state.  The new coalition known as 51 for 51 focuses on the need for D.C. to have statehood and equal

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Busch Gardens Offers Military Free Admission

(Williamsburg)- Busch Gardens is allowing those who’ve served in the armed forces to have a little free fun this summer.  Military veterans, retirees and Inactive Ready Reservists have until June 9th to go to BuschGardens-dot-com for a

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Trial continues over Virginia abortion law

(Richmond)- A trial is continuing today in a lawsuit challenging several Virginia abortion laws.  The lawsuit brought on by several women’s health groups is looking to overturn a law that allows only doctors to perform first-trimester abortions. 

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Jefferson Davis Highway to change name in NoVA

(Richmond)- A highway named after the President of the Confederacy is going to be known as something new in Arlington. The Commonwealth Transportation Board unanimously voted yesterday to change the name of Jefferson Davis Highway to Richmond

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Historic Tree Uprooted

(DC)- Officials are working to save a historic mulberry tree on the grounds of the Washington Monument that became uprooted over the weekend.  The National Parks Service says the tree toppled over due to oversaturated soil following

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Arlington Named Fittest City

(Arlington)- Arlington is the fittest city in the U.S. in a new study.  The 2019 American Fitness Index evaluated exercise habits and overall health in America’s 100 biggest cities, which landed Arlington in the number-one spot.  Arlington

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Virginia Senators Concerned Over Trade War

(DC)- Virginia’s U.S. Senators are showing concern over how tariffs against China will affect the state. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner jointly said yesterday that the president’s trade war with China means uncertainty for Virginia’s soybean farmers.

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DC Considering Charging Downtown Drivers

(DC)- D.C. is considering charging drivers to bring their cars and trucks into the city. DC may soon join a handful of other cities around the world in imposing something called “congestion pricing.” A fee would be

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Study: Maryland Heroin Deaths Drop

(Annapolis)- A new report says cocaine related deaths in Maryland have spiked. The report done by the Opioid Operational Command Center says deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers both dropped but cocaine-related deaths rose to 89 percent,

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