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Councilors React To April Ordeal For UVA Undergrad

City Councilors and others are reacting to an April ordeal for a female UVA undergraduate.

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George Keith Martin Becomes Rector Of UVA

The University of Virginia has its first African-American Rector.

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Virginia Has New Laws That Involve K-12 Education

Virginia has new laws that focus on K-12 education reform.

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Mark Bernardino Retires As UVA Swimming And Diving Coach

The man who’s become synonymous with University of Virginia swimming and diving is retiring.

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New Miss Virginia Wins Crown In Roanoke

There’s a new Miss Virginia.     Miss Arlington, Desiree Williams, was crowned Miss Virginia Saturday night in Roanoke.    Williams will move…

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Kitchen Fire On Anderson Street

Firefighters battled a kitchen fire Monday morning in the city.

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Flash Flood Watch For Part Of Area

Part of our region is under a flash flood watch.

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Virginia Has New Laws For Moped Owners And Texters

This is a new era for scooter and moped owners, and those who text and drive.

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Alumnus Of Blue Ridge School Killed During Riots In Egypt

A 2010 alumnus of the Blue Ridge School in Dyke has died during the riots in Egypt.

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McAuliffe Enlists Former UVA Professor For Campaign Trail

After sharing a stage with Vice-President Biden in Richmond, Democrat Terry McAuliffe is traveling with a onetime UVA professor.

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