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Andrew Harnik / AP

Last month, Republicans predicted the Affordable Care Act was on the verge of collapse, but now insurance companies are starting to make plans for the coming year. And so far, Virginia’s marketplace for subsidized health insurance remains strong.

Virginia's Own Hidden Figure

Apr 20, 2017
Caroyl Gooch

This year, Hollywood honored women who played a key role in the U.S. space program.  Their story was told in a film nominated for an Oscar.  Even before the space age, it turns out women in Virginia played an important part in exploring the galaxy.  They did research at the University of Virginia’s observatory, high on a hill known as Mt. Jefferson.

Pressure is building on Governor Terry McAuliffe to grant clemency in the case of a former Harrisonburg man who could be executed later this month.  New evidence suggests prosecutors and police used questionable tactics to convict him, and witnesses who pointed a finger at him are now admitting they lied.  Sandy Hausman has more on that story.

Students Offer Proscrastinapp -- A New Way to "A"

Apr 20, 2017

When organizers of the TomTom Founders Festival offered a prize for young people to flex their innovation muscles, four high school students in Charlottesville stepped up to pitch an app that could help teenagers everywhere.

Virginia Governor Cancels Execution Scheduled for Next Week

Apr 20, 2017
Mallory Noe-Payne

 

 

Virginia's Governor has halted an execution planned for next week. As Mallory Noe-Payne reports, Ivan Teleguz has spent more than a decade in jail for hiring someone to murder his ex-girlfriend.

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