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J. Scott Applewhite / AP, File

As the debate about health care takes center stage, what kind of impact could the Republican plan have in Virginia? Michael Pope is digging into the numbers.

Virginia Public Access Project

Threatened historic structures owned by local governments can be tough sells when it comes to persuading private developers to buy and preserve them, as the City of Roanoke is learning. And, the Chesapeake Bay is among the places where whales are most at risk of being struck by ships. The Navy has been leading the effort to document that danger. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project's Va News link at vpap.org.

Associated Press

The leader of Lynchburg-based Liberty University seems increasingly interested in politics, and now it appears Mr. Falwell may be going to Washington. 

United States Congress

Newly-elected Republican Congressman Tom Garrett has yet to meet with constituents in Charlottesville.  Many of them want to talk with him about keeping the Affordable Care Act, but late last week Garrett told NPR that he has a better idea. 

Woman Raped in Prison Sues State for Damages

Mar 10, 2017

A Texas woman is suing the Virginia Department of Corrections, demanding damages for her suffering when a contract employee at the Fluvanna Correctional Center sexually harassed and assaulted her.  The state admits it happened, but claims it has no responsibility.  Sandy Hausman has details.

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