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Virginia trying to find victims of eugenics

It's one of the darkest chapters in American history: the forced sterilization of thousands of people throughout 50 years. Now, there's an effort to find those who survived.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 06:59am EDT

Tags: eugenics, Hank Silverberg, Patrick Hope, Virginia General Assembly

Dem offers doomed bill to boost Va cigarette tax

A Democratic legislator is proposing a nearly fourfold increase in the state's cigarette tax, a measure that the General Assembly's dominant Republicans have labeled as dead at birth.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 04:15pm EST

Tags: Patrick Hope, Virginia General Assembly, cigarette tax