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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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Closed Session, No Public Comment For Greene County Supers

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Supervisor Eddie Deane wants any possible actions taken regarding a no-interest loan for the county's top administrator to be released.

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Virginians Split On Confederate Flag

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A Quinnipiac University poll shows 46% in favor of getting rid of the Confederate flag on Virginia license plates, with 45% who want to keep it.

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

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Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

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The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.