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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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UVA Makes Another List Of America’s Top Colleges

The University of Virginia has made another list of the nation’s best colleges.

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UVA Task Force Will Scrutinize Some Policies And Practices

The University of Virginia has set up a new task force to look at some policies and procedures.

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Dean Wins Top Women’s Award At UVA

A UVA dean has won this year’s top honor from the UVA Women’s Center.

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Store On University Corner Robbed At Gunpoint

There was an armed robbery Monday night at a store on the University Corner.

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McDonnell Repays Star Scientific Loans, Apologizes For Any Embarrassment

Governor McDonnell says he’s repaid the loans from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams. McDonnell says the loans have been repaid…

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High Ranking For Albemarle County Digital Services

Albemarle County ranks fourth in the country for delivering digital services.

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Small Plane Crashes In Spotsylvania

Virginia State Police say suicide could be a factor in a small plane crash that killed the pilot.

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Local Group Praises Climate Change Initiatives

The President’s steps on addressing climate change have drawn praise from an environmental group.

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Rutherford: Police Safety Checkpoints Unlawful

The Rutherford Institute is not happy about police safety checkpoints.

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Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

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Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

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Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.

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Overall Low Risk From Zika Virus

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Health officials are urging us to take precautions against the Zika virus.

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Man Missing In Shenandoah National Park

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A search is underway for a man missing in Shenandoah National Park.

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Local Cemetery On Endangered List

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A statewide preservation group says one of its most endangered historic places includes a Charlottesville cemetery.