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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.

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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.

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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.

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Small earthquake in Louisa County

A small earthquake shook parts of Central Virginia Wednesday morning.

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Armed police force being considered at PVCC

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

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State revenue was up last month

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

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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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The cicadas are coming …

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Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

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Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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Stuard wins in New Orleans after playoff

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Journeyman Brian Stuard clinched his first PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over fellow American Jamie Lovemark and South Korean An Byeong-hun at the weather-plagued Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Monday.

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Smoke From Chute Prompts Evacuation

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Smoke from a trash chute prompted a brief evacuation of a high-rise public housing complex off Monticello Avenue.

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Republicans Suing Over Felon Rights

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Republican lawmakers say they plan to file a lawsuit concerning Governor McAuliffe's action on restoring felon rights.