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Howie Lind Becomes First Challenger For Senator Warner

A McLean Republican wants to battle U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-Alexandria) in 2014.

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Democratic Lawmaker Gives GOP Governor Unsolicited Advice

A Democratic State Senator has given Governor McDonnell some unsolicited advice.

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Fluvanna Sheriff’s Office Arrests Lake Monticello Resident

The Fluvanna Sheriff’s Office arrests a man for alleged offenses at his Lake Monticello home.

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Baldi Admits Embezzling From Charlottesville Restaurant

The onetime owner of a Belmont restaurant has admitted embezzling from Cafe Cubano.

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UVA Survey Finds Many Undecided Voters

A recent survey conducted by the University of Virginia shows many local voters are undecided about the November elections.

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Statewide Role For Local Chamber President

The local Chamber of Commerce president is now the leader of a statewide group.


City Reminds Its Residents That Fireworks Are Banned

The Charlottesville Fire Chief is reminding city residents that fireworks are prohibited.

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Scratch Bedford From List Of Virginia Cities

Bedford is no longer a city, and it’s become a town.


Local Jobless Rate Up In May

The unemployment rate for our region went up in May, but it was expected.

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Grand Jury Clears Two Albemarle Officers

A Charlottesville grand jury has cleared two Albemarle Police officers, and indicts a man who’s accused of several crimes.

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WATCH: Soldier breaks rank to hug daughter at homecoming


Top brass at a Colorado Army post are all smiles after a 2-year-old girl interrupted a general's speech to dash across the room and hug her dad, who had just come home from a nine-month deployment.

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Fed official still looking at 2015 rate hike


A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.

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NFL: Week 5 can’t miss games


Here's five games you'll want to watch in Week 5 of the NFL season.

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Shaq releases children’s book, wants to be known as ‘Dr. of Fun’


NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal visits the New York Public Library to discuss his first children’s book “Little Shaq.”

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‘Ant-Man’ sequel and three more Marvel movies are coming


The superhero universe will add three more as of yet unnamed movies by 2020.