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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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Pitch, please: Julia Robert ‘sells’ sex toys on ‘Ellen’

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The "Pretty Woman" star, who plays a host on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) in her new movie "Mother's Day," was tasked with gushing about a blind item, which members of the studio audience could see.

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WATCH: Annoying Windows reminder interrupts live TV report

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5 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

New JAUNT Route Begins Monday

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A new JAUNT route serving a heavily-populated area begins Monday morning.

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Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

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An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.

8 hours ago in National

Survey: Most Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

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The cost to repair and upgrade the U.S. surface transportation system to meet current and future demands is in the "hundreds of billions of dollars," the U.S. Government Accountability Office said last year.