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Police ID Amtrak Fatal Victim

The 19 year-old male that was struck and killed by an Amtrak train has been identified.

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Earthquake Late Thursday Night In Louisa

A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was registered late Thursday night in Louisa County.

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Suspects In Failed Robbery Identified

Two attempted robbery suspects have been identified after they were beaten and detained by the would-be victims.

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Ivy Fire Station Dedicated

Residents west of the city could see lower insurance rates with the opening of the new Ivy fire station.

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Man Struck And Killed By Amtrak Train In Culpeper

A 19-year-old male was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Thursday morning in Culpeper.

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Taylor Back In Court To Answer To Probation Violation

The suspect in the Alexis Murphy case was in court Thursday, but for another reason

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Group Sets Sights On Olympics In DC

A new group is focusing on getting the Olympic Games to Washington, DC.

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Son Of Former DC Mayor Facing Drug Charges

The son of former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is facing DUI and marijuana charges in the Tidewater area.

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MADD Applauds Increased Labor Day Patrols

Police in Virginia and across the country are out in force through the Labor Day weekend looking for drunk drivers as part of the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign.

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Survey Finds Distracted Walking Issue For Kids

A new Safe Kids Worldwide survey of more than 34-thousand middle and high school students reveals a dangerous pattern of behavior.

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Virginia Falls to Georgia Tech, 68-62

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The Virginia women's basketball team fell 68-62 to Georgia Tech on Sunday afternoon.

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Virginia Does It Again Defeating VA Tech 50-47

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Despite a rough outing offensively, Virginia guts out another win.

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Boyd Challenges Dittmar’s Latest Message To VDOT

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Retiring Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd challenges a message Chairwoman Jane Dittmar sent to VDOT.

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Panel Rejects Adoptions By Unmarried Gay Partners

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A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

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Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.