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Virginia Congressman Close To Shooting Near U.S. Capitol

One of Virginia’s congressmen was standing near the scene of a violent incident Thursday in D.C.

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Overflow Crowd Hears Justice Scalia At Newcomb Hall

The most senior associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court spoke Thursday at UVA.

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Tour To Raise Awareness About Missing People

An event in Lovingston that aims to raise awareness about missing people will include the families of Morgan Harrington and Alexis Murphy.

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Virginia Attracts More Movie, TV Production Deals

Virginia gets a boost from movie and TV production deals.

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Littlepage Reappointed For Five Years

UVA Athletics Director Craig Littlepage has been reappointed for another five years.

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City Registrar Sees Many Absentee Voters

City Registrar Sheri Iachetta says she’s seen many absentee voters in the current election cycle.

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Candidates Hear From Downtown Residents, Business Owners

City Council hopefuls hear from downtown business leaders and North Downtown residents.

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Greene County Deputy Fired

A longtime veteran of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office has been terminated after being arrested.

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Debate Continues Over Paid Firefighters Also Serving As Volunteers

Area firefighters are interested in getting a new policy on career people serving as volunteers.

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Tourism Zone Set Up For Crozet

The Albemarle supervisors have made it easier for somebody to come in and build a hotel in western Albemarle County.

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Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

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In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.

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Hayao Miyazaki, Harry Belafonte among winners of honorary Oscars

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"Ponyo" director Hayao Miyazaki poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.

The Academy announces the recipients of this year's Governors Awards. See who made the list!

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Robert Downey, Jr. calls ‘Guardians’ the best Marvel movie ever

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In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Robert Downey Jr. stars as billionaire industrialist Tony Stark aka Iron Man in the film, “Iron Man.”** NO SALES **

Iron Man's Robert Downey Jr. flies past his own ego with claims that this summer's "Guardians of the Galaxy" is the Marvel movie to beat.

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Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing after fatal accident

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Tony Stewart smiles as he speaks with his crew before the start of the rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 27, 2012.

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time since he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track earlier this month.

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Mismatch fears over Paul McGinley dispelled

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Europe's Paul McGinley of Ireland watches his shot on the third hole during the second day of foursomes competition against Asia at the Royal Trophy golf tournament in Chonburi province, near Bangkok, January 10, 2009.

Four-times European Tour winner Paul McGinley won the Ryder Cup in 2002 but Phillip Price says next month's matches at Gleneagles could end up defining his career.