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Hoos preparing for a showdown

The 7th ranked Virginia Baseball Team is preparing to close out the regular season against No. 2 North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

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Virginia wins series against Duke

The Virginia baseball team comes out with a 17-8 win in game two of their series with Duke.

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Virginia lawmakers support IRS investigation

Virginia lawmakers on both sides of the isle are in agreement the IRS must be investigated after it admitted targeting conservative groups.

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Governor kicks off ‘Virginia Adopts’ campaign

Governor McDonnell wants to find homes for children who are in foster care.

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Powerball jackpot keeps growing

Virginia Lottery spokesman John Hagerty says the top prize is now an estimated $360 million.

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Governor signs transportation plan

Governor McDonnell has officially signed a plan that raises billions of dollars for Virginia’s transportation system.

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GOP activits hear from Lt. Governor candidates

Seven Republicans who want to be the next Lieutenant Governor are aggressively pursuing delegates to this week’s State GOP convention.

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Republicans choose nominee for special election

A 12-year veteran of the House of Delegates is the Republicans’ choice for a special election.

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Suspect in University-area burglary case surrenders

City Police say a man accused of breaking into a residence near the University has turned himself in.

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City resident objects to budget item involving nonprofit

A St. Clair Avenue resident does not like features in the city’s next budget.

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