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Eduardo Montes-Bradley

The Virginia Film Festival is presenting fifty movies this year – among them, more than a dozen documentaries.  Most were made by a group -- people who do research, write, interview, compose music, create graphics, shoot and edit, but one award-winning documentarian does it all.

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Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee moved Thursday to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court, bringing President Trump's nominee within striking distance of confirmation and the court a step closer to a 6-3 conservative majority.

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The race for president will be at the top of the ticket this year. But the race just underneath that will be the election for United States Senator.

Lawmakers are mostly done with their special session, although they left some business unfinished.

COVID-19 cases in the Richmond area have been trending higher over the past few weeks.

And the city’s health director says it’s time for all of us to renew our personal responsibility, no matter how tired we are of COVID-19 precautions.

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Diane Rehm was a popular talk show host on NPR when she retired in 2016.  Now in her early 80’s, she’s still working – producing a podcast, a blog, a book and a documentary about physician-assisted death. It’s part of the Virginia Film Festival .

Amid Continuing Pandemic, Families Wait for Housing Help

Oct 21, 2020
Cat Modlin-Jackson

Our pandemic reality is precarious. And many Virginians have struggled like never before to keep the lights on and pay the rent.

Since a special session began in the summer, members of the General Assembly have acted on a series of rules intended to provide relief for both tenants and landlords trying to make ends meet.

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The congressional race in Virginia’s 7th District is one of the most competitive in the state. It pits incumbent Democrat Abigail Spanberger against Republican challenger Nick Freitas. The two met for their only debate Tuesday night.

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Democrats are divided over a constitutional amendment creating a new redistricting commission. And, as it turns out, Republicans are divided too.

The state Board of Elections approved a regulation Tuesday that will count ballots with a missing or illegible postmark, as long as the ballots were received by noon on the Friday after Election Day.


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