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Orange Considers Drug Testing In 6th-12th Grades

Orange County has created a plan for drug testing for middle and high school kids.

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Cantor Says Congress Must Zero In On Entitlements

Eric Cantor (R-Henrico County) says the House and Senate better come back from their August recess ready to work.

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Moran Reacts To Snowden’s Holing Up In Russia

Congressman Jim Moran (D-Alexandria) is reacting to Russia’s decision to provide Edward Snowden temporary asylum.

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Local Attorney Loses Law License For Five Years

Charlottesville attorney Matt Murray has lost his law license until the summer of 2018.

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Poison Ivy Becomes New Problem For Area Homeowners

Poison ivy has become more of a nuisance than usual this summer.

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PETA Opposes Great Bull Run Planned For Dinwiddie

PETA opposes plans for the Great Bull Run at a Dinwiddie County facility.

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Many Virginians Pay Final Respects To Harry Byrd, Jr.

Virginians have bid farewell to onetime U.S. Senator Harry Byrd, Jr. (I- Winchester).

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CAT Changes One Bus Route, And Adds Another

The local bus system has new stops on Route 7, and a new route has started.

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UVA Keeps AccessUVa, But Provisions Change In 2014

The University of Virginia is keeping AccessUVa, but future Wahoos will see different provisions.

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Sarvis Campaigns At Louisa Fair

Libertarian nominee for Governor Robert Sarvis brought his campaign to Louisa County on Saturday.

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Paul McGinley pulls out of PGA Championship with injury

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Paul McGinley of Ireland laughs during a news conference after being named the European Ryder Cup captain at the St. REgis in Saadiyat Islands in Abu Dhabi on January 15, 2013.

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of the PGA Championship with a shoulder injury.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.

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UVA Football Notebook: Catching Up With Coley

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UVA's middle linebacker Henry Coley looks forward to the 2014 season.

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South African Tim Clark wins Canadian Open

Tim Clark tees off the 12th hole during the third round of the RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal GC - Blue Course on July 26, 2014.

South African Tim Clark sank a six-foot par putt to beat American Jim Furyk by one stroke at the Canadian Open.

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‘Lucy,’ ‘Hercules’ beat expectations at box offices

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows, from left, Aksel Hennie as Tydeus, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus, and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in a scene from "Hercules."

Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling "Hercules" which took in $29 million.