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Brain Injury Center Closes

The federal government has closed a center in Charlottesville that provided treatment for military members and veterans with traumatic brain injuries.


Concern Raised Over Possible Medicare Cuts

More than 80 percent of patients on dialysis for kidney disease rely on Medicare to help fund their treatment.

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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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‘Rambo’ is coming to the small screen


"Rambo: New Blood" will be executive produced by the "Rocky" star, who will also appear in the series.

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Virginia Point Guard Sidelined With Injury

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Junior guard will miss Virginia’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge game tonight at Ohio State

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Envision a time where the Avengers gave up on the world-saving and just went full romantic comedy on us.

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George Lucas to new ‘Star Wars’ film: I’m your divorced father


"Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who was not involved in making the long-awaited new film, "The Force Awakens," said he is as ambivalent about seeing the movie as a divorced father would be about attending his child's wedding.