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This week lawmakers gaveled in, and gaveled out, of a reconvened special session. It was an example of how Republican leaders, since losing the majority in November’s elections, have abandoned efforts to pass legislation addressing gun violence.

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The Kaiser Family Foundation says on average kids between the ages of 8 and 18 spend more than seven hours a day staring at a screen. That’s often at the expense of playing outside. 

Here in Virginia, one group hopes to lure children back to the fields, woods and streams.

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About a decade ago, Virginia abandoned the estate tax. Now, some are hoping Democrats bring it back.

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The Global climate strike is galvanizing college campuses all over the country to work for climate justice. A new group at Virginia Tech recently presented a list of six demands to university officials for action.

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The newest exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond takes experiential art to a new level. The museum has recreated a famous painting of a hotel room, where guests can actually spend a night. 

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