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Nelson Football Fans Honor Alexis Murphy

Students of Nelson County High School have honored missing NCHS student Alexis Murphy.

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Native Americans Won’t Welcome Redskins To Minnesota

Some native Americans in Minnesota are unhappy that the Redskins will visit in November.

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Virginia’s Letter Grades For Schools Get Delayed

The State Board of Education has delayed a vote on a grading arrangement for public schools.

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County Schools Deal With Unknowns As 2014 Approaches

The Albemarle County schools are dealing with many unknowns as they plan for 2014.

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Crystal Ball Updates Rating For November Contests

The University of Virginia’s Center for Politics has updated its rating on the fall races.

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There’s One More Saturday For Absentee Balloting

Every Virginia registrar will open his or her office on Saturday.

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TMZ: Washington Might Change Name To “Bravehearts”

Could a nickname change be imminent for the Washington Redskins?

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Track At Lannigan Field To Be Closed For 2 Months

The track at Lannigan Field will be resurfaced, closing it for two months.

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U.S. Capitol Will Get Its Turn For Repair Project

The U.S. Capitol will have scaffolding and other additions during repairs.

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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Renew War Of Words For Last Debate

The Democratic and Republican nominees for Governor renewed their verbal skirmishes one last time.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones to play drug kingpin in new biopic

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The actress will play Griselda Blanco, the first and only woman to rise to the high ranks of Colombia's Medellin drug cartel.

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Delay In Traffic Offense Hearing For Jesse Matthew

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This undated image provided by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office shows a booking photo of Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. Matthew Jr. was arrested on a beach in the Texas community of Gilchrist by Galveston County Sheriff's authorities, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo announced Wednesday night Sept. 24, 2014. He is charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore and is awaiting extradition.

The court hearing on two reckless driving charges against Jesse Matthew has been pushed back to December.

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Panthers’ Alexander banned 10 games for doping

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DE Frank Alexander, who missed the first four games of this season due to a previous violation of the policy, won't return until mid-December.

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Giants sink Pirates in NL Wild Card playoff

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A four-hit shutout by Madison Bumgarner and a grand slam by Brandon Crawford carried the Giants to an 8-0 win.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 2.