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New Report Shows Virginia’s Kids Faring Better

New Report Shows Virginia’s Kids Faring Better

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A new report shows Virginia kids are steadily improving on multiple measures of child well-being. That includes better figures on preschool attendance and family health insurance coverage. The 2014 Kids Count report ranks Virginia as the ninth-best among the 50 states. The Commonwealth was in 11th place last year. Some child advocates are warning that trends in childhood poverty and a rise in single-parent families threaten to undermine those gains.

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WINA Wins 10 Awards From Associated Press

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WINA has been named the Outstanding News Operation in Virgina and West Virginia combined.

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UVA Clinches ACC Series With Notre Dame

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The UVA baseball team swept a Saturday double-header with Notre Dame 9-1 and 4-2.

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Upcoming Events Highlight End Of Civil War

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Several Virginia communities will hold ceremonies marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.

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Ex-Albemarle Official Charged With Felony

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A former high-ranking official in the Albemarle schools faces a felony charge in Fluvanna.