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Fire

Residents of Cleveland Avenue duplex displaced by fire

There’s been another basement fire in the city.

Baseball

No. 7 Virginia Baseball holds off No. 2 North Carolina

No. 7 Virginia baseball defeated No. 2 North Carolina Saturday afternoon in extra-innings 8-7, to claim a three game series in Chapel Hill.

Handshake

Hurt endorses Bell in Attorney General race

A member of Congress is supporting Rob Bell’s campaign for Attorney General.

Chris Dumler

Dumler wants dismissal of petition created by his foes

County residents who want to end Dumler’s political career collected hundreds of petition signatures.

WP-RoadWork

VDOT says early morning closing of I-64 on Afton necessary

There were a lot of upset drivers heading to work Wednesday morning on I-64 across Afton.

WP-Ground

Small earthquake in Louisa County

A small earthquake shook parts of Central Virginia Wednesday morning.

WP-CopCar

Armed police force being considered at PVCC

The possibility of an armed police force is under consideration at Piedmont Virginia Community College.

WP-Wealth

State revenue was up last month

On a year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 4.1 percent through Apri.

WP-Steger

VT President Steger to retire

Virginia Tech has announced that the school’s president, Charles Steger, will retire as soon as a replacement is found.

Washington Nationals

Harper leaves Nats’ wins over Dodgers

Ryan Zimmerman drove in three runs to lead the Nationals in a 6-2 win over the Dodgers.

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City Burglary Arrest

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A woman was awakened by a man in her bedroom.