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Water Bills Could Go Down For Some Albemarle Families

Albemarle families could see smaller water bills this summer.

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Bridge To Connect Two Sides Of McIntire Park

VDOT is providing money to build a pedestrian and bicycle bridge to connect the two sides of McIntire Park.

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Free Enterprise Forum Hopes To Get Prompt Decision On Bypass

The head of the Free Enterprise Forum hopes to see a decision by this fall on the Western Bypass.

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Virginia Sets Up Agricultural Trade Office In Europe

Virginia is establishing an agricultural trade office in Europe.

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Longtime Resident Questions Hiring Trends For Construction Jobs

A longtime local resident is unhappy about recent hiring trends in the construction industry.

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Construction Worker Wins Big Prize In Scratcher Game

A construction worker has a big payday after buying a winning scratcher ticket.

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Jackpot Winner Takes His/Her Time

A Mega Millions player who bought a winning ticket in Farmville appears to be in no hurry to claim a jackpot.

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UVA Hires Connecticut Man As Its Next Communications Chief

A Connecticut man will be UVA’s next chief communications officer.

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Goodlatte Favors Adding Natural Bridge To The National Park System

Congressman Bob Goodlatte wants to see Natural Bridge become part of the national park system.

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Virginia Gas Retailers Expect To Gain Business From Maryland

The gas taxes in Virginia and Maryland will go in different directions on July 1st.

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U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

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The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.

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Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags

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Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday.

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10 inventions predicted by ‘The Simpsons’

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If the future looks familiar, it's because the hit Fox TV show predicted it years ago.

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For Derby hopefuls, owning horse like owning team

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For many racehorse owners, it's the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.

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Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

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Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."