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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.

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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.

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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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Information Needed On Culpeper Murder Nine Years Ago

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The Culpeper Sheriff's Office is still seeking information on a murder than happened nine years ago.

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

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The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Ray Rice investigation heating up

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

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49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

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San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.