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A few years back, This American Life producer Brian Reed got an e-mail from a resident in Woodstock, Alabama – alleging a murder had taken place in his town.  The ultimate result was the 7-part podcast "S-Town."

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As Virginia considers expanding Medicaid this week, many people are looking to the experience of other states. Have any of the 33 states that expanded health insurance for the poor and the disabled come to regret the decision?

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Activists opposing the Mountain Valley natural gas Pipeline in southwest Virginia are camped in the Jefferson National forest, hoping to delay construction. One woman has been living on a monopod blocking the pipeline's path. U.S. Forest Law enforcement have closed an access road, preventing supporters from getting food and water to her. 

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Two Virginia communities have lost their weekly newspapers, and hackers have attacked a Virginia high school's computer network.

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Activists who oppose the Mountain Valley Pipeline are living in the Jefferson National Forest, hoping to delay the project. Two tree sitters have been on Peters Mountain in West Virginia for more than a month.  And one woman has been living on a monopod, in a section of forest where pipeline construction is slated to take place. 

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How long should members of Congress have to actually read the legislation they are voting on?

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Virginia is one step closer to expanding Medicaid Friday, after a couple key Republican Senators broke rank and announced support for the health insurance program.

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Each Friday afternoon during Met Opera season, Conductor Steven White will provide a preview of Saturday's matinee performance.

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Virginia Senator Mark Warner is the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which recently released its bipartisan findings that Russia did try to interfere in the 2016 elections.

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As Virginia’s craft beer industry continues to boom, it means more job openings. To help fill the demand, the University of Richmond is expanding its class options in beer making.


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