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Conservationists: Stay Out Of Rivanna River After Heavy Rain

The Rivanna Conservation Society is warning everyone to stay clear of the Rivanna River after significant rains.

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Problem In Wall Socket Blamed For West Street Fire

The Charlottesville Fire Marshal says a malfunctioning wall socket caused a fire on West Street.

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UVA Postpones Painting The Rotunda Roof Until The Fall

UVA’s signature building will keep its cooper roof until the fall semester.

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Joe Biden Will Help Democrats Raise Money For Fall Campaigns

The man who’s a heartbeat away from the Presidency will return to Virginia on Saturday.

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Monticello Will Stream Fourth Of July Event With Dave Matthews

The tickets have been claimed for the Fourth of July naturalization ceremony and remarks by Dave Matthews, and Monticello will stream the event.

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AAA Expects More Than A Million Of Us Will Hit The Road

AAA-Virginia is forecasting more than a million of us are planning to go somewhere over the Fourth of July holiday.

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Virginia Voters Get Three Choices In Governor’s Race

Libertarian candidate for Governor Robert Sardis has qualified for Virginia’s November 5th ballot.

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Supreme Court Ruling Won’t Affect Virginia Ban On Gay Marriages

Virginia’s 2006 constitutional amendment than bans same-sex marriages is unaffected by a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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UVA Law School Dean Reappointed

The Dean of the University of Virginia School of Law will serve another term.

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McDonnell Investigators Turn Up Rolex

Investigators looking at Virginia Governor McDonnell’s relationship with a campaign contributor, Star Scientific, have reportedly turned up an expensive gift watch.

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Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.