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Albemarle School Board Explores Ways To Make System More User-Friendly

The Albemarle School Board wants to make the sytem more user-friendly and do a better job communicating with county families.

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Atkins Contract Up For Renewal This Week

The city school takes action this week on Rosa Atkins’ contract.

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Belmont Resident Vents Over New Development Planned For Starr Hill

A Belmont resident is unhappy about a proposed development in the city’s Starr Hill neighborhood.

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McAuliffe Holds Cash Advantage Over Cuccinelli

New campaign finance reports show Democrat Terry McAuliffe has roughly rwice the cash-on-hand of Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

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UVA Board Of Visitors Will Lose Three Senior Members This Month

Three members of the UVA Board of Visitors have become short-timers.

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Hurt Promotes Energy Development In Latest Tour

5th District Congressman Robert Hurt wants approval of the Keystone pipeline.

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Tea Party Denies Involvement With Dumler Petition

Reaction to the Dumler case from the Tea Party.  Scottsville supervisor Chris Dumler sent out an email after last Friday’s…

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Virginia First Lady Finances Under Scrutiny

The governor’s finances have been under investigation by the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Richmond since November.

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Filming To Begin For “Killing Kennedy”

Filming on a new movie will begin next month in Richmond.

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New Orange County Website Goes Live

A new interactive website for Orange County.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

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Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

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Stars join protests over passing of Indiana’s Religious Freedom law

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Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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SCC Approves Dominion Rate Adjustment

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Dominion Virginia Power customers will see a lower electric rate.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.

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Prosecutors: McDonnell Conviction Justified

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Prosecutors say there was plenty of evidence to convict former governor Bob McDonnell on corruption charges.