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Norris Joins Advisory Panel On Local Government

Outgoing Councilman Dave Norris has been chosen for one of Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe’s advisory groups.

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Murphy And Harrington Families Want To Catch A Killer

Members of the families of a Nelson County teenager and a 2009 murder victim renew their battle to catch a killer.

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Virginia Tech Names Its Next President

Virginia Tech has chosen its next President.

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Onetime Remington Volunteer Chief Will Go To Prison

A past volunteer chief of the Remington Fire and Rescue Department is going to prison.

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Planning Commission Will Focus On Stalled Landmark Project

The Charlottesville Planning Commission will take up the stalled Landmark Hotel project.

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Police Say Body Found In Lynchburg Is Jamisha Gilbert

A state medical examiner determines a body that turned up in Lynchburg was Jamisha Gilbert.

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Slight Increase In Local Jobless Rate

The local unemployment rate went up .1% in October.

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Water Pipeline Deal Off Table In Fluvanna

The Fluvanna supervisors have scrapped a deal to build a water pipeline from Lake Monticello to Zion Crossroads.

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Some Virginia Fast Food Restaurant Workers Complain About Pay

Some employees of Virginia’s fast food restaurants say they can’t make it on their current pay.

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UVA Students And Faculty Enjoy Lighting Of The Lawn

UVA holds its annual Lighting of the Lawn, and a choral group entertains at Charlottesville High School.

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Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look back at the big sports stories and best photos from this week.

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Cameron Diaz engaged to Good Charlotte star

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The "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly planning to marry Benji Madden.