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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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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.