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The number of children who live in poverty is coming down across the country. But not in Virginia.

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Tornadoes caused significant damage and some injuries across southern and central Virginia Sunday evening.

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With opioid abuse on the rise in much of Virginia, one of the hardest hit cities is Danville where the addiction rate is 25-percent higher than the statewide average. While opioid addiction has some things in common with other addictions there are also significant differences. 

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Does Virginia law prohibit a city from altering a war memorial? Now what if that memorial is to the Civil War, and features a Confederate flag?