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City School Lunches Healthier This Year

City school officials say this year’s lunches are healthier.

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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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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

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Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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U.S. and Iran: the unbearable awkwardness of defending your enemy

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It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.