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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 Baseball Heading West In the NCAAT

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Monday afternoon Virginia Baseball had its name called during the NCAAT Selection Show and it will be featured in UC Santa Barbara's Region as the #3 seed. The Hoos will open up play against #2 seed Southern California, while #4 seed San Diego State will match up with the host #1 UC Santa Barbara.

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PHOTOS: Dogs of Hollywood

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Check out these celebs and their four-legged friends.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

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The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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National Portrait Gallery show explores nature of celebrity

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In the age of selfies and social media, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons of the past.