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Farmers See Glut Of Christmas Trees This Year

Some farmers are complaing that growing Christmas trees is less profitable this year.

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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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5 hours ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

A horse is ridden to the track for a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

5 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

6 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

A member of the NATO parachute demonstration team lands during a change of command ceremony at NATO military headquarters in Mons, southern Belgium on Wednesday May 4, 2016. U.S. Army General Curtis  M. Scaparrotti was installed as NATO's 18th supreme allied commander Europe (SACEUR). The commander, by tradition an American general or admiral, is responsible for the overall direction and conduct of NATO's global military operations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

6 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Anti-hunger group uses fake app to fool, educate

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 14 percent of Americans, or more than 17 million people, are what is called food insecure, meaning at times of the year, they are uncertain of being able to acquire enough food for their household.