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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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U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

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The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.

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Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags

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Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday.

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10 inventions predicted by ‘The Simpsons’

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If the future looks familiar, it's because the hit Fox TV show predicted it years ago.

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For Derby hopefuls, owning horse like owning team

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For many racehorse owners, it's the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.

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Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

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Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."