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Virginia's Gov. Ralph Northam speaks to supporters at a Democratic victory party in Richmond, Va., Tuesday. Democrats will control the Governor's mansion, and both chambers of the General Assembly for the first time since 1993. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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After Democrats Seize Power In Virginia, Gov. Northam Sets His Sights On Gun Control

Democrats will soon control Virginia for the first time since 1993. Gov. Ralph Northam tells NPR: "With a Democratic Senate and House, I believe we can move forward with common sense gun legislation."

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Kasten Ortiz plays right tackle on the offense, and says he's glad this football season has helped boost the community's sense of pride. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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Paradise Bobcats Football Team Gives California Town Hope After Fires

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Virginia's Gov. Ralph Northam speaks to supporters at a Democratic victory party in Richmond, Va., Tuesday. Democrats will control the Governor's mansion, and both chambers of the General Assembly for the first time since 1993. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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As Democrats Prepare To Take Power In Virginia, Gov. Northam Focuses On Gun Control

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Clarence Dold used his 2013 Nissan Leaf to power his house during a four-day blackout in Santa Rosa, Calif., as a result of the Kincade Fire. NPR hide caption

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With Blackouts, California's Electric Car Owners Are Finding New Ways To Charge Up

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A vineyard in Tarija, Bolivia, the center of the country's wine industry. A growing number of wineries here are improving their techniques, ramping up production and starting to export, as global interest in Bolivia's award-winning wines grows. Insights/Universal Images Group/Getty Images hide caption

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Grown At High Altitudes, Bolivia's Wines Are Rising Stars

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'I Found The Key': FKA Twigs Learns To Write For Her Voice On 'Magdalene'

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