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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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Who’s your daddy?

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When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

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Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

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Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embraces his son Patrick during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. At left is Christie's older son Andrew and wife Mary Pat at right. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Christie had banked his presidential prospects on a strong finish in New Hampshire, but finished behind most Republican rivals.

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Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

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U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

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Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

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A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

By Yasmeen Abutaleb (Reuters) – Twitter Inc made a dramatic product change on Wednesday, saying it will recast the way…

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Johnny Depp wigs out as Donald Trump in spoof biopic

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The Hollywood actor dons a Trump-style hairpiece to lampoon the presidential hopeful in the 50-minute comedy for Funny or Die alongside a star-studded cast including Alfred Molina, Henry Winkle