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It’s been a rough month for investors – watching the American stock market rise to historic highs, then drop a record number of points in a single day.  Experts disagree on the reasons for the downturn and what investors should do next, prompting Sandy Hausman to investigate the subject in search of consensus. 

A local chapter of a gun control group that sprang up after the Sandy Hook school shootings is gaining steam in Charlottesville.    Unfortunately, that’s partly due to the latest mass shooting at a school.

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Lottery profits are supposed to go to education. Critics, however, say lawmakers are engaged in a bait and switch.

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Supporters of expanding Medicaid are celebrating movement in the House of Delegates after many years of resistance. The House included an expansion in its state budget proposal released over the weekend.

The expansion still has to get through the Senate, though, which did not include  the effort in its budget version.

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The city of Buena Vista has won the latest round in its legal battle against an insurance company. And Culpeper County is trying to decide whether to embrace the solar power industry.

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