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Marbell Castillo held her granddaughter, Maia Powell, as she was being examined by nurse practitioner Molly Lalonde at Burke Pediatrics in Burke, Va., in October 2017. Maia is insured through Virginia's Children's Health Insurance Program. Matt McClain/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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After Months In Limbo For Children's Health Insurance, Huge Relief Over Deal

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Venison is on the winter menu at Cafe Berlin, in Washington, D.C. In this dish, called Jäger Jäger, the venison schnitzel comes with hazelnut spätzle, sautéed mushrooms, and cream sauce. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Why Is Venison On Expensive Plates And Food Pantry Shelves?

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The result of the race between Republican incumbent David Yancey and Democratic challenger Shelly Simonds is still in doubt. Here, election officials in Newport News, Va., examine ballots that a computer failed to scan during a Dec. 19 recount for their House of Delegates race. Ben Finley/AP hide caption

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Roy Miller fills cans with cooked collard greens. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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In A New Deal-Era Cannery, Old Meets New

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Virginia State Police Superintendent Steve Flaherty announced his retirement Tuesday after 42 years with the force. Flaherty is pictured here in 2007, briefing the media following the shooting at Virginia Tech. Mannie Garcia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Election officials in Newport News, Va., examine ballots during a recount for a House of Delegates race on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. Ben Finley/AP hide caption

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A Single Vote Has Flipped Control Of Virginia's House Of Delegates

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Signs warn drivers of icy road conditions on Interstate 66 in Fairfax County, Va., in March 2014. The state's Department of Transportation recently added rush hour tolls to the road, using dynamic pricing, which continuously adjusts the cost based on congestion. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Are $40 Toll Roads The Future?

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White nationalists clash with police as they are forced out of Emancipation Park after the "Unite the Right" rally Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Va. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Danica Roem, a Democrat who won a race for delegate in Virginia's 13th Congressional District, at her campaign office in September. Roem is the first transgender person elected to a state legislature. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015 at Trump Tower, he called Mexican immigrants "rapists" among other insults. The tone Trump set on immigration has been picked up by both Republican candidates running for governor. Kena Betancur /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From left, Bill Wanlund of the Falls Church electoral board, Jessica Wilson of voting machine company Hart InterCivic and David Bjerke, the Falls Church director of elections test the city's new voting machines ahead of this November's election. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Learning 2016's Lessons, Virginia Prepares Election Cyberdefenses

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Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates, Schuyler VanValkenburg canvasses a street last month in Henrico, Va. VanValkenburg is part of a surge of Democratic candidates running in Virginia this fall. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Shut Out Of Power In D.C., Democrats Try To Make Inroads In Virginia This Fall

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Francine Anderson grew up in a small town in Virginia in the 1950s. She says that when she was 5 years old, she first realized that the color of her skin could put her in danger. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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After 60 Years, Girl's Experience At Whites-Only Gas Station Still Hurts

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Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine campaign for Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam for governor during a canvass kickoff on Saturday in Arlington, Va. Don Gonyea/NPR hide caption

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Trump Looms Over Both Democratic And GOP Primaries For Virginia Governor

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Colin Goddard was shot four times, but says he received an outpouring of support as he recovered. He worries about others who didn't get the same kind of support. Courtesy of Colin Goddard hide caption

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The Uninjured Victims Of The Virginia Tech Shootings

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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback opposes legislative efforts to expand the state's Medicaid program. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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With Obamacare Here to Stay, Some States Revive Medicaid Expansion

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