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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.

Venable Elementary

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.

Runners

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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in National

Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

in National

Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

in Entertainment

Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

in Local, Virginia Assembly

Morrissey Resigns – Will Run For Seat Again

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An embattled lawmaker is resigning after being convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, but he'll run again for the seat he's vacating.

in Charlottesville City, Local

Police Seek Info On Cherry Avenue Break-In

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City Police say somebody broke into a house early Thursday on Cherry Avenue and went into a child's bedroom.