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Judge Says Voter Purging Is Allowed

A federal judge has ruled that the recent purging of voter rolls in Virginia is allowed.


UVA Alumna Donates $3 Million To Women’s Center

A 1951 graduate of the University of Virginia has made the largest donation in the history of the UVA Women’s Center.

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New Rules For ABC Agents

The arrest of a UVA student who had sparkling water, not alcohol, has prompted a change in the way ABC agents do business.

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Council Candidates Attend Final Forum

The four candidates for City Council took part in their final forum of 2013.

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Harrington And Murphy Families Ask For Help

The families of Morgan Dana Harrington and Alexis Murphy note a sad anniversary.

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U.S. Senators And Many Workers React To End Of Shutdown

Virginia’s two U.S. Senators and many federal employees are reacting to the end of a shutdown.

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Governor Tallies Number Of People With Restored Rights

Governor McDonnell and his staff have tallied the numbers of nonviolent felons with restored rights.

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Charlottesville Gets Another High Ranking

Charlottesville made another national list of the best places to live.

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Fall Fire Season Is Underway

The fall fire season is underway across Virginia.

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SunTrust Trims Employee Ranks

SunTrust is cutting positions, including ones based in Virginia.

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Food Bank Welcomes New Home

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The Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry celebrates its new home on Lambs Road.

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Flooded Back Roads In Greene, Augusta

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Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.

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Sheriff’s Office Says Student Assaulted

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The sheriff's office in Amherst County says there's a person of interest in a recent assault case on the campus of Sweet Briar College.

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A horse from Chesapeake has been euthanized after it tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

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Officials Hand Out Cards Listing Rights

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The city's police department and Office of Human Rights are distributing cards that will let middle and high school kids know their rights.