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Virginia’s Attorney General announced Wednesday that the state is suing members of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, for their personal roles in the opioid crisis.

Virginia’s Poverty Rate Drops to 10.1%, New Data Shows

Sep 11, 2019

Virginia’s poverty rate has fallen by a full percentage point, to about 10%, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Dominion is asking state regulators for permission to make more money. Members of the State Corporation Commission heard the case in Richmond Tuesday. 


The University of Virginia’s medical center says it’s doing a comprehensive review of its financial assistance policies and will have an announcement Friday. 

The news comes after Kaiser Health News slammed the hospital for suing thousands of patients, taking their wages, savings and homes. 

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A coalition of economic, environmental and transportation groups are calling for new passenger rail service in Virginia.