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Study: More Motorists Try To Access Internet While Driving

A study from State Farm Insurance shows more drivers are using smartphones behind the wheel, trying to access the internet.

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Error In Richmond Gives Herring Lead In Ballot Count

Mark Herring is now the unofficial leader in the Attorney General’s race.

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Dittmar Becomes Albemarle’s Newest Supervisor

Albemarle has a new county supervisor.

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Major Parties Pick Candidates Soon For Northam Seat

Democrats and Republicans will meet soon to pick nominee for Ralph Northam’s seat.

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Richmond Mayor Unveils Plan For New Stadium

The Richmond Mayor has unveiled plans for a new baseball stadium near the James River.

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Trailer Fire In Northwest Albemarle, Small Fire On Prospect Ave.

Fire heavily damaged a trailer Monday afternoon in northwestern Albemarle, and there was a small fire on the back porch at 782 Prospect Avenue.

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Area Residents Observe Veterans Day

Area residents have observed Veterans Day.

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EEOC Rep To Hear Discrimination Complaints Thursday

You can talk with a representative of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission this Thursday if you think you’ve been a victim of workplace discrimination.

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Albemarle County Achieves Triple-Triple

It’s the first time that Albemarle County has achieved a AAA designationfrom all three major rating agencies.

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Water Main Cut At McIntire-250 Construction Project

A water main was accidentally cut Monday morning at the construction project at the intersection of McIntire Road and the 250 Bypass.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

in Entertainment

Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

in Local, Virginia Assembly

Morrissey Resigns – Will Run For Seat Again

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An embattled lawmaker is resigning after being convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, but he'll run again for the seat he's vacating.

in Charlottesville City, Local

Police Seek Info On Cherry Avenue Break-In

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City Police say somebody broke into a house early Thursday on Cherry Avenue and went into a child's bedroom.