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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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29N Traffic Light Synchronization Work Begins In October

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Work on synchronizing the traffic signals along 29 North gets underway in October.

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Jennifer Lawrence threatens action over nude photos

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Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.

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Dozens Hired As New Albemarle Teachers

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The Albemarle school system has signed contracts with 115 new teachers with more hiring to come.

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More Court Filings In Same-Sex Marriage Case

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Two clerks of circuit court have filed more paperwork in the Virginia same-sex marriage case.

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Uber Taxi Alternative Comes To Charlottesville

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There's a new option for those who use taxicabs to get around town.