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RICHMOND, Va. — Another of Virginia’s institutions established decades ago for housing developmentally and intellectually disabled people has closed under an agreement with the federal government to move the residents into community settings.

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The U.S. Postal Service’s extraordinary release of sensitive personal information about an ex-CIA officer running for Congress in Virginia’s 7th District resulted from an employee mishandling a public information request, according to two congressional aides briefed on the matter.

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to end the North American Free Trade Agreement and replace it with a deal that the administration wants to be more favorable to the United States.

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Dwindling donations have caused the Piedmont United Way to announce its ceasing operations around September 30, cutting off a funding avenue for numerous regional not-for-profit organizations.

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Across the United States, public infrastructure is crumbling thanks to legislative gridlock and chronic underfunding. Roads are overcrowded, bridges are well past their expiration date and transit systems regularly face unprecedented delays. But there will be one thing to celebrate as Americ…

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Orange County is considering an ordinance that would require property owners operating short-term rentals to register with the county and both collect and pay the related transient occupancy tax. Both the towns of Orange and Gordonsville have adopted similar ordinances, which are permitted b…

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Educator Ronnie Ross recently announced his candidacy for Virginia’s 27th Senate District, running on a platform of education, environment, economics and healthcare.

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HOT SPRINGS—Underdog GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart attacked Saturday in his first debate with Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., but Kaine did too when the two met at the Omni Homestead Resort.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE—The University of Virginia’s decision to hire a departing member of the Trump administration is prompting a furious rebuke by some faculty and students still angered by the president’s response to a deadly white supremacist rally last summer in Charlottesville.

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NORFOLK, Va.—The nation’s newest aircraft carrier returned to a Virginia shipyard Sunday for a year of planned upgrades and fixes, marking the next phase in the development of the Navy’s most advanced and scrutinized warship.