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Virginia's state legislature is a victim of ransomware attack

Friday, December 17, 2021

The legislature is gearing up for its annual session next month and its bill drafting system is hobbled. It's forcing lawmakers to change how they do business.

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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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The race for governor of Virginia is neck-and-neck

Saturday, October 23, 2021

The race for governor in Virginia is too close for either candidates' comfort, so between now and Nov. 2, it's all about turnout. That'll be especially difficult in an off-year election.

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The committees intended to combat gerrymandering can look very different per state

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

More states have adopted redistricting commissions as an antidote to gerrymandering over the past decade. Depending on the state, commissions look and function very differently. Are they working?

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Hikers Return To The Appalachian Trail

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

COVID-19 restrictions forced hikers off the Appalachian Trail over the past year. Enthusiasts are back, but many shelters along the trail are still closed by the agencies that manage them.

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