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Suicides In Virginia Hit A 13-Year High

A report from the state medical examiner’s office shows suicides in Virginia hit a 13-year high in 2011.

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Area Residents Rally And March To Support Trayvon Martin

Area residents rally in support of Trayvon Martin.

Jurors Will Consider Wrongful Death Suit Against Huguely In Late 2014

The start date has been set for the wrongful death lawsuit against onetime student-athlete George Huguely.

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Augusta Woman Dies After Her Vehicle Collides With AMTRAK Train

A 46-year-old Fishersville woman was killed Wednesday after her vehicle collided with an AMTRAK train.

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Governor McDonnell Visits Troops In Afghanistan

Governor McDonnell is spending much of this week on the other side of the globe. Virginia’s top Republican has joined…

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Back-To-School Tax Holiday Starts In Early August

Virginia’s annual sales tax holiday will begin shortly after the arrival of August.

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Police Chief Steve Sellers Defends Albemarle’s Safety Checkpoints

Albemarle Police Chief Steve Sellers has defended the safety checkpoints his agency has established.

Candidate For Jack Jouett Seat Launches Campaign

The director of the First Tee of Charlottesville has formally kicked off his campaign for the Jack Jouett Supervisor’s seat.

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Toscano Welcomes Possibilities For Wind-Powered Energy

A local lawmaker welcomes new developments involving wind-powered energy generation.

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Federal Agency Gets Upset Over Charges For Phone Calls In Virginia Prisons

A federal agency wants to know why phone companies that service Virginia prisons charge so much for calls.

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Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.

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Only arguing remains in Sterling trail

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. With a $2 billion sale of the Clippers hanging in the balance, a judge is set to determine Monday, June 30, 2014, if the terms of a family trust alone are enough to confirm Donald Sterling was properly removed as trustee and allow his estranged wife to sell the team without his consent.

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

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.