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Virginians Participate In Small Business Saturday

Growing numbers of Virginia merchants and consumers participated in Small Business Saturday.

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Active And Retired Military Can Sound Off About Pay

A panel that’s focusing on military compensation will hold two days of hearings in Norfolk.

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Shareholder Files Suit Against Lumber Liquidators

A shareholder has filed a federal lawsuit against Lumber Liquidators.

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Sheriff Harding Looking For More Volunteers

Albemarle Sheriff Chip Harding needs a few more volunteers for his Reserve Division.

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New UVA Study Shows Impact Of Race In Marketing

A new UVA study shows the impact of race on marketing.

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Deeds Lashes Out At Lexington Area Mental Health Agency

Local State Senator Creigh Deeds shares his frustrations with the mental health system.

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Riverside Village Development Approved For Pantops

The Albemarle Supervisors have approved the Riverside Village mixed-use development.

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Board Of Education Approves A-F Grading System For Schools

Virginia’s Board of Education has signed off on an A-F system of grading public schools.

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UVA Completes Resurfacing Of Lannigan Field Track

The University of Virginia has wrapped up its resurfacing work at the Lannigan Field track.

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UVA Outperforms Rivals In Recycling Competition

UVA outperforms many rivals in a recycling competition.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

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British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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Bicyclist Killed In Albemarle

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There was a fatal accident involving a bicyclist Saturday at Walnut Creek Park.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

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Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.

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Paul McGinley pulls out of PGA Championship with injury

Paul McGinley of Ireland laughs during a news conference after being named the European Ryder Cup captain at the St. REgis in Saadiyat Islands in Abu Dhabi on January 15, 2013.

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of the PGA Championship with a shoulder injury.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.