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Toscano Says He’s Trying To Expand His Party’s Numbers

Local Delegate David Toscano is trying to improve his party’s showing in Richmond.

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Saturday Fire Guts Trailer At Southwood

A pre-dawn fire Saturday gutted a mobile home at Southwood.

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Fire Guts Mobile Home At Southwood

A pre-dawn fire Saturday gutted a trailer at Southwood.

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County Officer Cleared In Afton Shooting Death

An Albemarle Police officer has been cleared in connection with the shooting death on Afton Mountain. Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Lunsford…

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Two-Year Anniversary Of Louisa Earthquake

August 23rd, 2011 marks the two-year anniversary of a major earthquake with its epicenter in Louisa County.

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Warning Siren Accidentally Activated At UVA’s Minor Hall

A warning siren on the roof of UVA’s Minor Hall was activated Thursday night.

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Albemarle Hires Many New Teachers This Year

The Albemarle Schools have hired 119 new teachers for this academic year.

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Democrats Endorse Acuff For Albemarle School Board

A candidate in the race for the Jack Jouett District seat on the Albemarle school board has picked up an endorsement.

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Blasting Making Life Miserable For Arvonia Woman

A Buckingham County woman says blasting done by a defense contractor is shaking her Arvonia home.

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Pride Festival Scheduled For September 14th

Gay and lesbian activists have set the time and date for this year’s Pride Festival.

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Dream run over for Catherine Bellis as big guns advance

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Aug 28, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Catherine Bellis (USA) hits to Zarina Diyas (KAZ) on day four of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were forced to take a backseat to 15-year-old Catherine Bellis, who hogged the Flushing Meadows limelight once again.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Johnny JamBoogie

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If football doesn't workout, "Johnny Football" always has this to fall back on.

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Reese Witherspoon goes ‘Legally Blonde’ for cancer-stricken fan

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Reese Witherspoon stars in a scene from "Legally Blonde."

Reese Witherspoon played dress-up for a four year old who is obsessed by her alter ego Elle Woods from her 2001 hit "Legally Blonde."

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Separatists say will allow ‘trapped’ Ukrainian forces to withdraw

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A flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic is seen at the top of damaged war memorial at Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of the city of Donetsk, August 28, 2014.

Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said they would open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

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No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting

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Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White Hills, Arizona near the Nevada border, on August 25, 2014, in this still image taken from video courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office.

No criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi.