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AMTRAK Backers Want Second Run To Serve Our Area

More and more riders are jumping on Amtrak, and Virginia has the eighth highest number of passengers in the U.S.…

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Study Includes Violations At North Anna And Surry

Two Virginia nuclear power plants experienced dozens of safety violations between 2000 and 2012, but many of those posed very…

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Virginia Participates In Earthquake Drill

Virginia is part of an earthquake drill for states between Delaware and Georgia.

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Sabato Shares Lingering Questions About JFK’s Death

UVA Professor Larry Sabato shares his doubts about investigations of JFK’s death.

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Dumler Banned From Practicing Law In Virginia

Failure to pay annual dues has resulted in Chris Dumler being banned from practicing law in Virginia.

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Dominion Seeks Lower Fuel Charge On Electric Bills

Virginia’s biggest utility wants to lower the fuel charge on electric bills.

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North Anna Unit One Returns To Service

North Anna Power Station’s Unit 1 nuclear reactor is back in action.

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Delegate Wants State To Reclaim Shenandoah National Park

A member of the General Assembly wants to see Virginia take back a federal park.

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City Treasurer Disputes Recent Spending Report

A city official says a recent report on government spending is not telling the whole story.

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Huffington, Chopra Encourage Students To Avoid Stress

Arianna Huffington and author Deepak Chopra led an afternoon meditation Tuesday at UVA.

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Fire Destroys Albemarle Home

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Still no word on what caused the fire on Hildridge Drive.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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Martese Johnson Next Court Date May 28th

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During a brief hearing Thursday morning, the next court date for Martese Johnson was set for May 28th.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.