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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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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!

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Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

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A contest featuring the sisters, who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times, should have been a blockbuster but turned out to be yet another awkward anti-climax.

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

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It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

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Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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U.S. and Iran: the unbearable awkwardness of defending your enemy

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It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.