Northern Virginia

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The Trump administration wants to build a new detention center for children in Northern Virginia. And, the idea isn’t all that popular in the region.

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Virginia Tech is going even bigger with a new graduate school campus in Northern Virginia.

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A combination of economic incentives and a major education investment by Virginia Tech helped land Amazon in Northern Virginia.

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Northern Virginia was once a bastion of economic conservatism. But now the region has only one elected Republican official at the state or federal level.

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Drivers in Northern Virginia are still being hit with record-high tolls, some as much as $40 for a one-way trip in express lanes during some rush hours. Michael Pope has this look at the politics of dynamic tolling.