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State Owes For McDonnell Investigation Bills

Virginia taxpayers owe $53,530 in lawyers’ bills to a private law firm that took over an investigation of Gov. McDonnell’s gifts.

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Guilty Pleas In Nelson Home Invasion Case

Guilty pleas have been entered by a man who broke into a house in Arrington last December and robbed the residents.

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Culpeper Police Need Help Identifying Suspect

Culpeper Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a white male who allegedly stole money from a cash register at Safeway.

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Coalition Will Try To Save Barrett Center

Area residents say they will try to save the Barrett Early Learning Center.

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LexisNexis Might Trim Workforce

The local LexisNexis operation might lose some jobs soon.

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Madison Request For Access Road To SNP Rejected

The superintendent of Shenandoah National Park has told the Madison County Supervisors they won’t be getting vehicular access to the park.

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VDOT To Spray Albemarle Roadsides In Coming Weeks

VDOT has a plan for late summer spraying of the brush along Albemarle roads.

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Virginia Organizing Urges Congress To Close Tax Loopholes

A Charlottesville-based group is protesting what it calls tax loopholes for the wealthy.

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Fluvanna Rescue Squad Granted Two-Year License

A state agency has re-inspected the Fluvanna County Rescue Squad, and the visitors liked what they saw this time.

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City Police Want Help Finding Robbery Suspect

Charlottesville Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who robbed the 7-Day Junior store on the University Corner.

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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.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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Judge Hands Claire Ogilvie Four Year Prison Term

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A judge has sentenced Claire Ogilvie to four years in prison for a 2014 incident at the home of a local lawmaker.

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Albemarle Supervisors Oppose Bell Budget Amendment

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Members say they never saw Delegate Rob Bell’s bill, which might kill the Rio Road/29 North interchange.