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Virginians Mourn Nelson Mandela

Virginians are among those mourning Nelson Mandela.

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Planning Commission Will Focus On Stalled Landmark Project

The Charlottesville Planning Commission will take up the stalled Landmark Hotel project.

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Police Say Body Found In Lynchburg Is Jamisha Gilbert

A state medical examiner determines a body that turned up in Lynchburg was Jamisha Gilbert.

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Slight Increase In Local Jobless Rate

The local unemployment rate went up .1% in October.

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Water Pipeline Deal Off Table In Fluvanna

The Fluvanna supervisors have scrapped a deal to build a water pipeline from Lake Monticello to Zion Crossroads.

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Some Virginia Fast Food Restaurant Workers Complain About Pay

Some employees of Virginia’s fast food restaurants say they can’t make it on their current pay.

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UVA Students And Faculty Enjoy Lighting Of The Lawn

UVA holds its annual Lighting of the Lawn, and a choral group entertains at Charlottesville High School.

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Broadus Wood Opens After Car Crashes Into Building

Broaddus Wood Elementary School returned to normal operations after a car had crashed into the building before students got there.

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Body Of Black Female Found In Lynchburg

Lynchburg Police say the body of a black female was found Wednesday morning.

Victims’ Families To Hold “Enough Is Enough” News Conference

The families of several young people who have died or disappeared will hold a news conference Saturday.

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Record 25M watch Women’s World Cup final on TV

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The ratings set a new high for any soccer match televised in America.

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Boston bomber wants a new trial

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial.

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Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

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The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.

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South Carolina Senate expected to vote to remove Confederate flag

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South Carolina is poised to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state house, where it has flown for five decades despite being viewed by many as a symbol of slavery.

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Today in entertainment history: July 7

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of years past.