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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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Today in entertainment history: July 28

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Closed Session, No Public Comment For Greene County Supers

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Supervisor Eddie Deane wants any possible actions taken regarding a no-interest loan for the county's top administrator to be released.

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Virginians Split On Confederate Flag

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A Quinnipiac University poll shows 46% in favor of getting rid of the Confederate flag on Virginia license plates, with 45% who want to keep it.

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

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Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.