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Two local races in Northern Virginia might have big implications for the criminal justice system in Virginia.




An outbreak of mumps at an immigration detention center in Virginia is growing. Authorities say there are now 24 confirmed or suspected cases at the Farmville facility. That’s up from 16 cases last week. Immigrant advocates say it’s part of a larger problem.

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A growing number of House Democrats have now joined the chorus calling to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

But most Virginia Democrats aren’t singing the same tune. 


Virginia's closely watched off-year primary contest produced plenty of surprises Tuesday, but little in the way of a coherent message.


At a time when the nation is politically polarized – when we’re divided by over a hundred channels of cable and a growing gap between rich and poor, a woman in Charlottesville has created a vibrant space for people to connect.