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Have you filed your taxes yet? Perhaps you're concerned about the tax burden you face.

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Virginia has a new memorial at Capitol Square in Richmond. It’s a tribute to Virginia’s native tribes. Called “Mantle,” the memorial was dedicated at a ceremony Tuesday morning.

Fifty-two years ago a troop ship in Oakland, California sailed for Vietnam, carrying over 3,000 men.  They slept in very tight quarters on canvas hammocks – one just a few inches above the man who slept below.  That canvas was a tempting target for graffiti. Lots of it.

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Lawmakers are back in Richmond this week, still trying to hammer out a deal to finalize the budget. Although most of the attention has been focused on expanding health insurance to poor people, that’s not the only funding debate still playing out.

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There's a polling place in Dickenson County with no restrooms, no wheelchair access and not enough for space for people to vote without turning sideways.  It appears the precinct's voters won't see improvements anytime soon.  And Richmond is considering a plan that would reimburse homeowners for setting up security cameras.

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Tornadoes caused significant damage and some injuries across southern and central Virginia Sunday evening.

The coordinated attack on Syria by U.S. and allied military forces illustrates the conflicting impulses behind President Trump's foreign policy. He remains an "America First" isolationist who disdains a role as global policeman. But Trump is also a determined counter-puncher who can be moved to action by grisly pictures he sees on TV.

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The U.S., Britain and France carried out airstrikes early Saturday against three sites in Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack last week by President Bashar Assad's regime.

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Should local law-enforcement agencies enforce federal immigration law? That’s a debate that’s currently playing out in jails across Virginia.


The Facebook fiasco is calling attention to an application known as 'machine learning.' That's where computer systems benefit from their experience, and automatically 'improve' their performance going forward. Could the same  be in store for the tech industry? 


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