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‘Cut and pasted’ children – Family & Society

The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill on Tuesday that would redefine parenthood in the state by updating the laws on assisted reproduction. The measure, which passed 61-36 in the Republican-majority House, strips language like “mother” and “father” from the statute, makes “intent” the basis of a legal parentage …

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8 Luxury Getaways That Are a Short Drive From DC

No time to jet off to Europe but need a relaxing getaway? These eight great escapes are so near but will feel so far away. Four Seasons Hotel The Four Seasons—already known for its service—has added a self-care program personalized to a guest’s goals, such as weight loss or stress …

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Education bill opposed by teachers advances to W.Va. House

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A complex education bill vehemently opposed by West Virginia teachers‘ unions that claim it is a payback for a strike last year has passed the state Senate by a slim margin. The bill, approved by the Republican-led Senate on Monday, now goes to the GOP-led House of …

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How Women Came To Dominate Colorado’s Legislature

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: We’re going to start the program with the ongoing controversy surrounding Virginia‘s Democratic Governor Ralph Northam. Political leaders from across the country have called upon him to resign after a racist photo surfaced Friday from his 1984 medical school yearbook. At first, Northam acknowledged being in the …

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How Women Came To Dominate Colorado’s Legislature

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: We’re going to start the program with the ongoing controversy surrounding Virginia‘s Democratic Governor Ralph Northam. Political leaders from across the country have called upon him to resign after a racist photo surfaced Friday from his 1984 medical school yearbook. At first, Northam acknowledged being in the …

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WV MetroNews Updates: Big day of education debate in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia is set for a big day of education policy discussion. The West Virginia Board of Education started an emergency meeting at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the financial implications of a broad-ranging schools bill. There will be a live audio stream of the meeting. Yesterday, Gov. Jim Justice came out …

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