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City Adopts Resolution Urging Quick End To Blasting

Members of City Council have voiced support for a quick end to blasting at the local airport.

James River Batteaux Festival Comes To Scottsville

The 28th annual James River Batteaux Festival comes to Scottsville.

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Advocates For Children Spotlight Results Of New Survey

Advocates release new survey focusing on the future of Virginia’s children.

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New SPCA Director Hired

There’s a new leader for the local animal shelter.

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Kitchen Fire On East Rio Road

There was a kitchen fire Monday night at a residence off East Rio Road.

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Landes, Hanger Serve On Panel Exploring Medicaid Expansion

Delegate Steve Landes and a fellow Augusta County Republican serve on a panel that’s exploring Medicaid expansion in Virginia.

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Abortion Clinic Challenges New State Regulations

A medical facility in Northern Virginia is challenging new state regulations.

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Les Sinclair Designated As Hometown Hero

Z-95 Program Director Les Sinclair has been named as an Allen & Allen Hometown Hero.

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Albemarle Woman Wants Kids To Learn Local History

An Albemarle woman is urging local officials to teach local history in the public schools.

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Jefferson, Madison And Others Become Part Of Internet

Documents involving Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and their contemporaries are now online.

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County Students Score High On SAT’s

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Albemarle SAT scores are higher than both state and national figures.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Democrats Unveil Background Check Petition

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With 2,800 signatures, they're not alone in their wish expand background checks for gun buyers.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

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The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.