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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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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

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Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

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The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

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Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.