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Amtrak Continue To Run During Shutdown

You can still catch a train.

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Two Reports Of Natural Gas Leaks

Two reports of natural gas leaks Tuesday morning.

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Same Sex Marriage Cases Moving Forward

Several civil rights groups have now filed motions to challenge the constitutionality of Virginia’s same sex marriage ban.

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AAA: Federal Shutdown Affects Travel And Leisure

A federal government shutdown affects travel and leisure, as brought to light by AAA.

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Continue To Drop

There’s good news when you fill up your gas tank to counter all the bad news coming out of Washington.

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Global Warming Paperwork Case Moves Forward

A conservative group trying to get some documents from UVA has taken a step forward.

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Big Meadows Access Limited During Controlled Burn

Shenandoah National Park says access to Big Meadows will be restricted during an upcoming controlled burn.

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Federal Judge Crigler Retires

After announcing his retirement earlier, this Monday was the last day on the job for federal judge Waugh Crigler.

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Police Want Community To Take Pro-Active Approach To Gangs

Law enforcement in our area is being proactive about gang activity.

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National Aquarium Closes For Renovations

The National Aquarium in downtown Washington is closing.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 25

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A look back at the headlines that made history.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

State’s Honey Bee Population Suffering

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Between October and April, the bee population dropped by 33%

in National, Sports

Ohio State University fires marching band director

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OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

in Sports

Ravens’ Rice suspended 2 games

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Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the season for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

in Viral Videos

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Whale Kayaking

This kayaker takes whale watching to a whole new level.