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Last year, the General Assembly passed a new law that allows employees of local governments to engage in collective bargaining.

Michael Pope

Confederate statues across the country have long been targets for protesters. But one Confederate monument in Alexandria is no longer a problem because it’s not there.


Marijuana is still illegal in Virginia, but some prosecutors across the Commonwealth are now taking new approaches.

A diversion program in Alexandria that takes a new twist on a familiar problem.

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Marijuana possession is still against the law in Virginia.  But one Northern Virginia prosecutor is taking action to sidestep prosecution for low-level offenders.

The Changing Role Of Libraries In Virginia

Nov 23, 2017
Jason Fuller

The kids are probably out of school for a few days this week.  For some families, that might mean finding some distraction at the local library.   With so many other avenues for reading and buying books, not to mention other entertainment choices, have public libraries lost their significance in 2017?