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    In its original estimation, the Virginia Department of Transportation expected contractors to clear more than 300,000 cubic yards of debris. In April, the amount of debris was estimated at 1.2 million cubic yards. The total debris is now expected to amount to more than twice that estimate.

    The Virginia Employment Commission is resuming collection of its nearly $860 million in overpayments of unemployment insurance benefits to hundreds of thousands of people who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, with help from Attorney General Jason Miyares and outside collection agencies.


    J.D. Bolt has had a distinguished career as an attorney and now General District Court judge. But he also has a distinction that not many people know about: he was one of the first people to travel through the Big Walker Mountain Tunnel, which celebrated its 50th anniversary on Wednesday.

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