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Tax-Free Holiday Through May 31st

There is no state sales tax on certain items through May 31st.

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Tougher Texting While Driving Laws Kick In July 1

The first of July will bring new laws that crack down on texting while driving and DUI.

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Speed Considered Factor In Louisa Fatal Car Crash

Two people died in Louisa County in a car crash Thursday morning.

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Shooting Death Of Crozet Girl Ruled Accidental

The Medical Examiner has ruled that the shooting death of a young girl in Crozet was an accident.

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Western Bypass Supporters, Opponents Let Voices Be Heard

Many area residents are not bashful about sharing their views on the Route 29 Western Bypass project.

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Richmond Prosecutor Will Examine Governor’s Economic Statements

The Commonwealth’s Attorney Of Richmond will examine Governor McDonnell’s past economic statements.

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Orange County Man Charged With Heroin Possession

Agents raided a house in the Locust Grove area and charged a man with having heroin.

AAA Predicts Slight Drop In Memorial Day Travel

AAA expects a slight decrease in the number of Virginians who do dome traveling over the Memorial Day weekend.

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UVA Police Investigate Break-In

A break in on Farrish Circle.

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First Debate Set For Cuccinelli And McAuliffe

We now know when the two major party candidates for Governor will have their first debate. The Virginia Bar Association…

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An honest trailer for ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’

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Before you see "X-Men: Apocalypse," relive the '90s cartoon that you still remember - and the theme song that you can't get out of your head.

11 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge denies motion for new Gawker-Hulk Hogan trial

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A Florida judge has denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

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Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

14 hours ago in Charlottesville City, Local

New Principal Named At CHS

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Charlottesville High School has a new principal who comes here from Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Kroger, Union Reach Agreement

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Kroger and the union representing many of the grocery chain's workers have reached an agreement on a new contract.