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Small Fire, Water Damage At UVA’s Wilsdorf Hall

A fire at UVA’s Wilsdorf Hall was contained by the sprinklers, but there was water damage on two floors.

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Jury Recommends 76 Years For Taybronne White

Taybronne White would get 76 years in prison under the jury’s recommended sentence.

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Graduation Rates Rise In County, Fall in City

A vast majority of Virginia high school students are graduating on time, and the rate keeps getting better.

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Zan Shares Massive Resistance Story With 4th Graders

How it was in the 1950’s. That story is being brought to kids today by somebody who was there.

New Poll Shows Nine-Point Lead For McAuliffe

The closer we get to election day, the more of a clear picture we’re getting on how Virginia voters plan on casting their ballot.

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Opposition To Government Shutdown Across The State

Most Virginia voters oppose shutting down government.

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UVA Arts & Sciences Dean Stepping Down

The UVA dean of arts & sciences will leave that job next May.

Veterans Benefits Office Employees Furloughed

No one will be there to answer the phones at the regional veterans office.

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Team Will Run To Honor Yeardley Love

A group at the Baltimore Running Festival will honor Yeardley Love, who was murdered by George Huguely three years ago.

Wild Pony Roundup Cancelled

A cherished tradition will not be held on the Eastern Shore this year.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.