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Firefighters Evacuate Tarleton Square Apartments

Firefighters evacuated the Tarleton Square apartments after a malfunctioning unit sparked a fire.

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UVA Has Preliminary Price Tag For Strategic Plan

Senior officials at UVA believe a new strategic plan has a more than half-billion dollar price tag.

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Only One Suspect In Recent Beatdown Remains At Large

Police say only one suspect in a recent beatdown on Prospect Avenue is still running at large.

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Roanoke Area Democrats Tap Businessman For House Seat

Roanoke area Democrats have picked businessman Sam Rasoul for a special House of Delegates election.

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Norris Joins Advisory Panel On Local Government

Outgoing Councilman Dave Norris has been chosen for one of Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe’s advisory groups.

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Murphy And Harrington Families Want To Catch A Killer

Members of the families of a Nelson County teenager and a 2009 murder victim renew their battle to catch a killer.

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Virginia Tech Names Its Next President

Virginia Tech has chosen its next President.

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Onetime Remington Volunteer Chief Will Go To Prison

A past volunteer chief of the Remington Fire and Rescue Department is going to prison.

AAU Coach Admits Defrauding Former UVA Basketball Star

A former AAU coach has pleaded guilty to defrauding former UVA basketball player Travis Watson.

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Traffic Alerts For 250-McIntire, West Main

There are separate traffic advisories for West Main Street and the 250-McIntire interchange project.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.

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WATCH: Airman ‘Santa’ surprises 6-year-old son at storytime

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Aaron Williams was sad that his dad, stationed in South Korea, wouldn't be stateside for the holidays ... but a little Christmas magic gave him a gift he'll never forget.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here are some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Dec. 19.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

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A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Rondo traded to Mavericks

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The Dallas Mavericks landed point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston Celtics.