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Many Virginia Lawmakers Work To Preserve Training Centers

Many Virginia Lawmakers Work To Preserve Training Centers

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A federal effort to get more people in state facilities for the disabled into smaller, community-based homes has put most of Virginia’s training centers on the chopping block. Eight Virginia congressmen, including Robert Hurt (pictured), want Governor McAuliffe to slow things down. The state has launched an effort to explore options for keeping some centers open. The list includes Central Virginia Training Center in Amherst County.

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