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Veteran Senator Opposes Deal Involving Smithfield Foods

One of the farm state senators is fighting a proposed deal that involves Smithfield Foods.

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Field School Wants To Get New Site On Polo Grounds Road

The backers of the Field School of Crozet want a 62-acre site on Polo Grounds Road.

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ABC Agent Identified On 911 Tape From April Had Been Reassigned

A senior ABC official says agent John Taylor lost his leadership role in Lynchburg less than a year before an ill-fated sting in Charlottesville.

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Cuccinelli Proposes Seven Additional Debates

Republican candidate for Governor Ken Cuccinelli favors having seven additional debates with Democrat Terry McAuliffe.

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Attorney General Candidate Campaigns In Charlottesville and Nelson

State Senator Mark Herring (D-Loudoun County) brought his campaign for Attorney General to Charlottesville and Nelson County on Saturday.

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Albemarle Officials Still Want To Plan For New High School

The Albemarle School Board remains interested in planning for a new high school near Route 29 North.

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UVA Alumna Gets One of Higher Education’s Biggest Jobs

Janet Napolitano, who’s a 1983 graduate of the UVA Law School, is taking one of the biggest jobs in higher education.

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Newly Selected Albemarle Supervisor Prepares For Board Service

Albemarle’s next Scottsville District supervisor prepares for service on the County’s governing board.

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Governor Reappoints Goodwin, Picks Three New Men For UVA Board

The University of Virginia is getting three new faces on its Board of Visitors.

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State Employees Can Look Forward To Fatter Paychecks, And Virginia Has New Surplus

Those who work for Virginia’s government can expect pay increases in mid-August.

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Virginia Falls to Notre Dame

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The Virginia baseball team falls 8-2 to Notre Dame in their second game of pool play in the ACC Tournament.