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Richmond City Council Endorses Medicaid Expansion

Richmond City Council Endorses Medicaid Expansion

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Support for expanding Medicaid comes from a big government body. The Richmond City Council is calling on state lawmakers to add to the Medicaid rolls. It came in a resolution passed Monday. The federal government has offered to pay most of the cost of expanding Medicaid in states that do it. Republicans say states would be saddled with the cost if the federal government can’t keep up with the payments.

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Judge Upholds Prison Sentence Nelson Jurors Gave Randy Taylor

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A Nelson County judge has told Randy Allen Taylor he should spend two life terms in prison.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

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There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.