Businesses across the country are about to get major new tax incentives to move to some of the poorest parts of Virginia. But will it work?

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Virginia politicians are responding to reports of physical and emotional abuse of immigrant children detained at a juvenile justice center outside Staunton.

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Governor Ralph Northam will continue a tradition begun under former Governor Terry McAuliffe: hosting a children’s cabinet. The cabinet will be chaired by First Lady Pam Northam.

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It’s been nine months since the rural southwest Virginia city of Stuart saw its only hospital close its doors.  The facility’s temporary owner is seeking a buyer.  In the meantime, local residents now face longer trips for care.

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Leaving Congress can be a liberating time in the life of an elected official, a time when lawmakers don’t have to listen to leadership or donors.