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Remember that tax cut the president signed into law late last year? It cut many federal taxes. But, it may have also increased state taxes here in Virginia.

Ashton Erler

State and local police held a news conference to congratulate themselves on a fine job in Charlottesville this year. They can’t say how much it cost to put a thousand officers and several helicopters in the city for a largely peaceful weekend, but they’re claiming success.

Ashton Erler

Several hundred people rallied at the University of Virginia this weekend – many of them students or faculty members protesting the heavy police presence in Charlottesville. 

“They are here to control us!” protesters chanted as they unfurled a banner reading Last Year They Came With Torches.  This Year They Come with Badges.  Security fences at the site and the large number of police on hand made organizers uneasy, and they quickly changed plans.

1,000 Police on Patrol in Charlottesville

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While white supremacists rallied in Washington over the weekend, they stayed clear of Charlottesville, where a thousand police officers and several helicopters were on patrol.  Their presence raised questions about how far a free society should go to be safe.  Sandy Hausman has that story.

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Our electronic devices have made communicating quick and easy, but social scientists say, there’s a downside to our ‘always on’ work culture that’s hurting employees and their families. 

West Virginia House Votes To Impeach All 4 State Supreme Court Justices

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Updated at 10:25 a.m. ET Tuesday

West Virginia's House of Delegates voted to impeach all four justices on the state's Supreme Court of Appeals on Monday.

Three of them, Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justices Allen Loughry and Elizabeth Walker, now face impeachment trials in the state Senate.

The fourth, Justice Robin Davis, announced her retirement on Tuesday, just hours after her impeachment. A fifth justice on the court resigned before impeachment proceedings began.

In Politics, No One Can Call You Out Like Your Family

Aug 13, 2018

Bobby Goodlatte took to Twitter on Sunday to promote the congressional campaign of Jennifer Lewis, a Democrat running for Congress in Virginia's 6th Congressional District. Lewis is running on a platform that includes a $15 minimum wage, stricter gun control measures and tuition-free college.

And she is running to fill the seat held by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. — Bobby's father.

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The recession ended nearly a decade ago, and jobs are returning to Virginia. But, the recovery from this last recession is unlike what happened after previous recessions.

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A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirms the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads.

Virginia Public Access Project

A Virginia civil rights leader will be honored with a long overdue monument.  And counterfeiting isn't just for money. It can happen with crab cakes too.


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