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Local Woman Wins $ 1 Million Playing Powerball

A woman who bought a Powerball ticket on Maury Avenue has a big cash prize.

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Councilors Hear From Critics Of Their 2014 Wish List

City councilors get scolded by critics of their 2014 wish list for the General Assembly.

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Friends Of Sage Smith Will Hold Lee Park Vigil

Friends and admirers of Dashad Sage Smith will hold a Wednesday vigil at Lee Park.

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City Councilors Honor Pair Who Made An Impact

City Councilors have recognized two men who passed away recently.

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Police Charge Albemarle Man With Felony Sex Crimes

Albemarle Police charge a man with felony sex crimes involving a minor.

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Harrisonburg Considers Smoking Ban In Public Housing

Harrisonburg is considering banning smoking in its public housing units.

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Herring And Obenshain Camps Prepare For Certification Of Results

Campaigns of Mark Herring and Mark Obenshain are not budging an inch in battle for Attorney General’s office.

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Christmas Tree Growers Say This Year’s Crop Is Good

Virginia’s Christmas tree growers believe consumers will like this year’s crop.

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Staff Of Governor-Elect Continues To Take Shape

Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe has tapped more people for his administration.

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Christian Aid Mission Helps Victims In Philippines

The Albemarle-based Christian Aid Mission is

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Lloyd hits stunning hat-trick as U.S. tops Japan for third Women’s World Cup title

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With the victory, the Americans avenged their loss to Japan in the 2011 final and earned a record third title and their first since 1999.

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Virginia Landmarks Register Gets More Names

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Virginia has added more places to its Landmarks Register.

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Governor Speaks To New Americans

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Governor McAuliffe helps Monticello welcome 78 new Americans.

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Area Candidates Attended Holiday Events

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Many local political candidates spent the holiday weekend courting voters.

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Barbour Retires As City Assessor

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Roosevelt Barbour has retired after more than a decade as the Charlottesville Assessor.