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UVA Names New Swimming And Diving Coach

UVA has named a new head coach for the swimming and diving teams.

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State Police Brought In To Look At ABC Incident

The chairman of the state ABC board has released a statement on the April 11th incident at the Barracks Road Shopping Center.

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Governor McDonnell’s Son Arrested In Charlottesville

The son of the Governor was arrested over the weekend.

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McDonnell To Speak At Chamber Event

The governor will be the guest speaker at a Chamber of Commerce event in September.

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ACLU Challenging Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The ACLU of Virginia says it will file a suit in federal court challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriages.


Kroger Buys Harris Teeter

Kroger is taking over Harris Teeter for $2.5 billion.

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Traffic Alert For Crozet

One lane of Crozet Avenue will be closed from 8 to 5 Thursday to realign a fiber optic cable.

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AAA: Gas Prices Stay Steady

A travel group says gas prices have remained steady after the 4th of July holiday.

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Suspect In Huntington Road Incident Identified

A suspect captured after a police pursuit has been identified.

Council Wants Governor And House Committee To Investigate ABC

City Councilors believe Virginia’s Chief Executive and the General Assembly should investigate an ABC sting operation.

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Martin To Receive Chamber McIntire Award

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A top UVA official will receive this year's highest honor from the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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Did the governor’s tweet jinx the Astros?


Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory.

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Another George R.R. Martin TV adaptation is in the works


"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin is throwing his support behind a planned TV adaptation of his 1988 novel "The Skin Trade."

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California to big-league ballplayers: Stop chewing tobacco


California lawmakers have taken the first step toward accomplishing something Major League Baseball could never do.