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VDOT Begins Bridge Restoration Project In Albemarle

VDOT woll use most of June and July to restore a bridge in northwest Albemarle County.

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Police Charge City Man With Robbery

Police charge 18-year-old man with recent robbery near Friendship Court.

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Democrats Add More Local Stops As Primary Gets Closer

More of the Democrats who are running for statewide offices have included events in our area.

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Goodlatte Demands Answers From Attorney General Eric Holder

6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Roanke) has told a national cable audience he wants some answers from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

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St. Paul’s College In Lawrenceville Is Closing

A small college in Brunswick County is closing.

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VMI Will Rejoin Southern Conference

VMI will switch back to the Southern Conference in the 2014-’15 academic year.

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Virginia Tech Disbands Fraternity Accusing Its Members Of Misconduct

Virginia Tech Disbands On-Campus Fraternity

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Experts Forecast Active Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season officially began Saturday and won’t end until a few days after Thanksgiving. Dennis Feltgren of the…

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Governor Reacts To Proposed Acquisition Of Smithfield Foods

Governor McDonnell is weighing in on a multi-billion dollar deal involving Smithfield Foods.

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UVA-Wise Student Admits Filing Bogus Reports

A Martinsville man has admitted filing false reports that led to a lockdown of UVA-Wise.

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The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.

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Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

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Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 29.