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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.

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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Overturned Vehicle Adds To 29 Woes

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An overturned vehicle adds to the traffic woes on 29 North.

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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

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Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

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Tsaye Lemar Simpson faces several charges, including assaulting a police officer.

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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.

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State Revises Accreditation Standards

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Virginia's Board of Education has revised its standards for school accreditation.