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Jessica Ausura

There is a route that starts on the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 78-point-4 and runs to the James River in Arcadia. This 13 mile path is known among birders as Warbler Road.  May is migration and nesting season for birds and somewhat of a migration season for birders. Tab O'Neal reports from an unmarked road off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. 

For more information about Warbler Road

Car Title Lenders & Secret Documents

May 12, 2016
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Regulators at the State Corporation Commission are siding with car-title lenders against open government, denying a request for information from the Center for Public Integrity. But  open government advocates are taking their case all the way to the Virginia Supreme Court.

Governor Releases Data on Felons Who Can Vote

May 11, 2016
Mallory Noe-Payne/WVTF

Virginia’s Governor has received plenty of backlash for restoring voting rights to felons.  Fighting back, Terry McAuliffe is releasing data, revealing more about who the affected felons are. 

According to an analysis sent out by the Governor’s office, 20-percent of the felons affected by his order were convicted of violent crimes.

VP Speculation Turns Toward Virginia Politician

May 11, 2016
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

The contests for Republican and Democratic presidential nominees are all but settled, meaning the latest question is "Who will be the picks for Vice President?"

Devils Backbone, the eight year old craft brewery headquartered in Nelson County, was recently bought for an undisclosed sum by global beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev. Now, some Virginia fans of the scruffy indie brand are questioning whether the label has sold out.

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