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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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