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Nearly 4-Year-Old Jacob Leads the Way

New state law protects the rights of gay and straight couples who use a surrogate to have a child.

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Virginia House Whip Faces Democratic Primary

Spain criticizes Lopez's work on immigration, relationship with governor, presence in community.

If Democrats seize control of the House this November, Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-49) is poised to be in a leadership position helping to guide the agenda of a party that has not been in power since the 1990s. But that’s only if he makes it through the primary.

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Pay to Play or Legitimate Representation in Virginia?

Senator’s consulting business takes center stage in primary campaign.

Is two-term Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31) a rising star, poised to become chairwoman of a Senate committee if Democrats seize control of the Senate? Or is she an opportunist capitalizing on insider influence for personal gain? That’s a question for voters this June in a primary that pits Favola against challenger Nicole Merlene, who says Favola’s consulting business is the embodiment of everything that’s wrong about Virginia politics.

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Arlington Housing 1, Arlington Trees 0

County Board votes for five-foot ADU setback rule.

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Raising Funds for Prince William Delegate

Arlington women support Haya Ayala’s pro-ERA, pro-health care stance.

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Tree Only a Memory, But Supporters Remain in Arlington

Just one battle in the fight to save tree canopy.

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Virginia Trails Nation in Placing Foster Children with Relatives

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Protestors: ‘Resign Ralph!’

Fairfax NAACP and others gather to demand resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam, who was a “no-show” at the event.

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Outdoor Lab Important to Arlington Students

Advocates of the Outdoor Lab outline why budget cuts are short-sighted.

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Challenging Racism 5K Run Honors Arlingtonians

Including Dorothy Hamm, Judge Monroe, Dr. Charles Drew, Evelyn Syphax, and Barbara Marx.

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Challenging Racism Seeks to Meet Demand in Arlington

Funding is in question.

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Outdoor Lab Faces Budget Cut in Arlington

Visits to the lab by APS students would cease.

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Tier II Budget Cuts Proposal Creates Uproar in Arlington

Cuts threaten Equity and Excellence, crew, TJ access, libraries.

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Governor Northam Signs Bill Requiring Clergy to Report Child Abuse

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