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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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Toscano Welcomes Possibilities For Wind-Powered Energy

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

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

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In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Morrissey Resigns – Will Run For Seat Again

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An embattled lawmaker is resigning after being convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, but he'll run again for the seat he's vacating.

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Police Seek Info On Cherry Avenue Break-In

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City Police say somebody broke into a house early Thursday on Cherry Avenue and went into a child's bedroom.

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Information Needed On 2005 Culpeper Murder

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The Culpeper Sheriff's Office is still seeking information on a murder than happened nine years ago.