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Title X advocates worry that birth control may go the same way as abortion

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

A Supreme Court ruling overturned Roe v. Wade. Now there's a big push to increase funding for Title X, a federal program that offers birth control and other reproductive care to low-income patients.

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It's been more than 50 years since Congress created a federal family planning program

Monday, August 15, 2022

Title X, the federal family planning program, was created in 1970. Advocates say it has always been underfunded, and that restrictions on abortion access means money is needed now more than ever.

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Encore: States aim to regulate weed alternatives like delta-8

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Delta-8, a hemp product designed to get users high, is sometimes made with other chemicals that have made people sick. States want it regulated. (Aired on Weekend Edition Sunday on 7/30/22.)

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States look to regulate weed alternatives like delta-8 as sales explode

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Delta-8 is a hemp product designed to get users high, but misleading labels or added chemicals have caused people to get sick. And a lack of federal regulation or guidance has states stepping in.

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How the Jan. 6 hearings are landing in one Virginia swing district

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

In Rep. Abigail Spanberger's competitive 7th Congressional District, some voters are more concerned with economic issues than the ongoing Jan. 6 hearings at the U.S. Capitol.

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Are the Jan. 6 hearings impacting how people vote? Here's what voters in Virginia say

Monday, June 20, 2022

Ahead of Virginia's statewide primaries, we visit the 7th Congressional District, which is slated to be a close contest in November. And we ask voters about the impact of the Jan. 6 hearings.

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After 10 days in office, Virginia Gov. Youngkin is facing blowback over new policies

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin's administration is pushing a conservative agenda including banning masks in schools, firing professors and urging parents to report critical race theory.

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Republican Glenn Youngkin is sworn in as the governor of Virginia

Saturday, January 15, 2022

The businessman, the first Republican to hold the office in nearly a decade, took the oath alongside Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears. The pair surprised Democrats when they swept office in November.

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Virginia's first Black woman lieutenant governor says we need to move on from slavery

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Winsome Sears, a Republican, will be sworn into office Saturday in Virginia alongside Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin. Sears ran, in part, on the idea that the country's racial reckoning has gone too far.

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Republican Glenn Youngkin captures the governor's mansion in Virginia

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Voters in Virginia have elected Republican Glenn Youngkin as the next governor after years of Democratic control. The GOP win could signify a hard road to 2022 for Democrats nationwide.

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It would be hard for Virginia's race for governor to be any closer

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

A win for Democrats means adding to the power they've built over the last few years. A win for Republicans means putting a stop to that.

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The Virginia governor race is neck-and-neck, despite years of Democratic control

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Tuesday's most-watched race is the governor election in Virginia because of what it bodes for 2022 national politics. Will Democrats hold onto control of the state or can Republicans pull out a win?

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Virginia's race for governor is a test for Democrats' — and Trump's — staying power

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Voters in Virginia will choose a new governor Tuesday. Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, is running for his seat again, while Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin is a first-time candidate.

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Virginia Governor hopeful Glenn Youngkin's delicate dance with the GOP may be working

Friday, October 22, 2021

Republican nominee for Virginia governor, Glenn Youngkin, is getting plenty of support from the Trump camp. But Youngkin has been noticeably absent from their rallies to support him.

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So far, flushing the 'toilet bowl' district is the cleanest part of Va. redistricting

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Virginia is in the midst of legislative elections, a race for governor and the redistricting process. All of the political excitement is taking a toll on state redistricting, which is at an impasse.

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How Taylor Swift and her master recordings play into the Virginia race for governor

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Terry McAuliffe, who is running for governor in Virginia, is slamming his GOP rival, Glenn Youngkin, for his former company's role in a controversy involving Taylor Swift's back catalog.

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Charlottesville Removes Robert E. Lee Statue That Sparked A Deadly Rally

Saturday, July 10, 2021

The Virginia city took down statues of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, toppling symbols that were at the center of the deadly Unite the Right rally in 2017.

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Confederate Statues In Charlottesville Removed Four Years After Deadly Rally

Saturday, July 10, 2021

The city of Charlottesville removes two Confederate statues that made national headlines in 2017 during the "Unite The Right" rally.

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Former Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Is 1 Step Closer To Winning Back His Old Job

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

The Democratic primary win for former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe sets up a closely watched general election contest with Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin.

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Accused Of Assaults He Denies, Justin Fairfax's Run For Va. Governor Tests #MeToo

Monday, May 31, 2021

Two years after Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax was accused of sexual assault, he remains in office and is campaigning to be the state's next governor, raising big questions about race and #MeToo.

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