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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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Minor Problem Leads To Couric Center Evacuation

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An electrical problem led to a temporary evacuation Monday morning at the Emily Couric Cancer Center.

in Entertainment

Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

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Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

in Music, Viral Videos

Blake Shelton plays the ‘Whisper Challenge’

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Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton play a ridiculous guessing game involving noise-canceling headphones.

in National

Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

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Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

in National

U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

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Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.