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Census: Virginia Incomes Up, Poverty Down

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Virginians are making more money than they did last year, incomes have risen, and fewer families are living in poverty. That’s according to data released today by the census. Mallory Noe-Payne has the details.

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Virginia Hosts Hackathon Using State Data

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Hackathon is a bit of a buzzword these days. It’s an event where software developers come together and are given a short period of time to collaborate on new projects. Think lots of computers, lots of creativity, and lots of energy drinks. You might associate a hackathon with universities or tech companies, but probably not state government. Virginia, though, is looking to change that. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Formerly Rural Areas Urbanizing With Little Job Growth

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As more and more people move to Virginia’s metropolitan areas, the suburban and ex-urban areas surrounding them are experiencing their own growing pains. And as Michael Pope Tells us, they’re changing in ways that might not be obvious.

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Loudoun, Chesterfield Counties Lead in Job Growth

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New numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show two Virginia jurisdictions leading the nation during the early part of this year. Michael Pope reports.

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