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The city of Charlottesville,Virginia is reviewing a 207-page report on what went wrong when white supremacists clashed with counter-protesters there last summer.  The author – a former U.S. Attorney – outlined more than a dozen mistakes before, during and after that deadly event and faulted the University of Virginia for its handling of a tiki-torch rally on campus the night before.

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  Recent wins by state Democrats are giving new energy to the fight to expand Medicaid. Advocates held a series of events around the state Friday to draw attention to the issue.

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Prescription painkillers and their chemical cousin, heroin, killed more than 1,400 people in this state last year alone. Experts blame doctors for prescribing too many addictive pills, but another group of professionals that bears some responsibility for this epidemic and some power to prevent future deaths.

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Law enforcement's response to a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia last summer failed on multiple fronts, an independent review released Friday found.

Solar Energy for SWVA

Nov 30, 2017

A new organization called ‘The Solar Energy Work Group,’ is offering help to homeowners and business owners to install solar energy on their property. It has come up with a roadmap for a solar-based economy in Southwestern Virginia that includes workforce training in the region and the promise of jobs to go with it.

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