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State Agriculture Commissioner Will Leave His Post

The man who runs Virginia’s agriculture department is a short-timer.

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Former Va. Cabinet Member Takes Heat From Congress

A former cabinet secretary in Governor Tim Kaine’s administration has been grilled by Congress.

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AAA Says Gas Is Much Cheaper This Halloween

AAA-Virginia says gas prices continue to go down.

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Kroger At Barracks Road Evacuated After Power Line Hit

The Kroger in the Barracks Road Shopping Center has been evacuated due to an electrical problem.

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CRHA Will Hear From Expert On Controversial Program

The board that oversees public housing units wants to hear from an expert on a controversial HUD program.

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Six Year Old Dies After Being Hit By Pickup Truck

A six-year-old has died after being hit by a pickup truck on Nelson Drive.

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Rhetoric Heats Up In City Council Race

As we inch closer to Election Day, City Council hopefuls are turning up the heat on their rivals.

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GOP Launches Get Out The Vote Effort

Albemarle Republicans are kicking off this year’s Get Out the Vote effort.

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Albemarle Police Get Donated Motorcycle

The Albemarle Police Department has received a new motorcycle from America’s 9/11 Foundation.

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Appomattox Historic Site Gets Facelift

McLean House in Appomattox gets a facelift.

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A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 29.