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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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Judge Upholds Prison Sentence Nelson Jurors Gave Randy Taylor

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A Nelson County judge has told Randy Allen Taylor he should spend two life terms in prison.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

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There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.