Posts Tagged Northern Virginia

“The hardest decision I’ve ever made…” Why One Northern Virginia Official Says More Time is Needed


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Virginia may be on the verge of opening back up for business, at least most of Virginia. The governor is now moving toward a regional approach. Michael Pope reports.

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Shopping Carts Are a Problem in Northern Virginia, and One Lawmaker Wants to Fix That


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Lawmakers are taking action aimed at removing abandoned shopping carts from creeks in Northern Virginia. Although, it could end up allowing a local government near you to take action. Michael Pope reports.

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Democrats Now Reign Supreme in Northern Virginia


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Tuesday’s election swept Democrats into power in both chambers of the General Assembly. But, it also wiped Republicans off the map in Northern Virginia. Michael Pope has details.

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Proposal for ICE Juvenile Center in Northern Virginia Meets Opposition

StateSeal00The Trump administration wants to build a new detention center for children in Northern Virginia. And, the idea isn’t all that popular in the region. Michael Pope reports.


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Virginia Tech Selects a Different Site for Its NOVA Innovation Campus

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Tech’s Innovation Campus in Alexandria is just south of Amazon’s proposed headquarters site in Arlington. (Credit: Virginia Tech)

Virginia Tech is going back to the drawing board with a new graduate school campus in Northern Virginia. Michael Pope reports.

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Northern Virginia is No Longer a Republican Stronghold


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Northern Virginia was once a bastion of economic conservatism. But now, as Michael Pope reports, the region has only one elected Republican official at the state or federal level.


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The Political Toll of Dynamic Tolling

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Drivers in Northern Virginia are still being hit with record-high tolls, some as much as $40 for a one-way trip in express lanes during some rush hours. Michael Pope has this look at the politics of dynamic tolling.


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New Tolls Hit Eye-Popping Levels On Virginia Interstate


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Drivers in Northern Virginia are being hit with tolls for a one-way trip that are about as much as a tank of gas. Michael Pope reports.

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Salvadorans Seeking Shelter From War-Torn Country Flock to Virginia


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Salvadorans are flocking to Virginia, a trend that new Census numbers say has increased since the civil war in El Salvador ended more than 20 years ago.  One center of that community is a neighborhood in Alexandria. Michael Pope reports.

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Northern Virginia Poised to Become Leader in Driverless Cars

driverlessIt’s been more than a century since horseless carriages started revolutionizing transportation across America. Now driverless cars are about to reshape the American landscape, and a new report from George Mason University says Virginia is poised to become a leader in the industry. Michael Pope has the story.


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