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Sabato Reacts To Bachmann’s Planned Retirement In 2014

A University of Virginia political expert is reacting to a controversial Minnesota lawmaker’s decision to retire.

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Liberty University Will Keep Fighting Provisions Of Obamacare

Liberty University of Lynchburg won’t abandon its goal of overturning a provision of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

Virginia Recognizes Its Emergency Responders

The governor has recognized emergency responders with a week dedicated in their honor. EMS providers across the state have taken…

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Clock Is Ticking For Farmers To Submit Census Forms

Virginia’s farmers are facing a Friday deadline to submit census forms.

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Teenage Boy Drowns In Lake Louisa

Another drowning in Louisa County.  A 17-year-old identified as Brandon Coleman drowned Tuesday afternoon in Lake Louisa.  Coleman reportedly had…

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Memorial Weekend Traffic Deaths Down

There was a big drop in the number of people killed on Virginia roads over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. …

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Big Lane Adjustment Project Begins At Zion Crossroads

A big project is getting underway at a major intersection in our area.  VDOT is rebuilding the lanes on Route 15…

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Water Rates Down, Plenty Of Water To Go Around

Lower water bills for city and county residents.  That’s the likely outcome of action taken Tuesday by the Rivanna Water and…

Barboursville Man Wins Big Lottery Prize

It’s the prize of a lifetime, and a Barboursville man has won it.  Virginia Lottery officials will present the man…

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Blasting Also Happening On Rio Mills Road

A northern Albemarle resident says the blasting at the local airport has some competition.  Hank Martin says a company has resumed…

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Hundreds of thousands of cheering, orange-clad Denver Broncos fans lined the city's streets on Tuesday for a parade and rally to welcome home the team after their upset victory in Super Bowl 50 over the Carolina Panthers.

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