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6 Year Old Richmond Girl Drowns In Lake Anna

A six-year-old from Richmond drowned Memorial Day in Lake Anna.

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Longwood’s Next President Takes Office Saturday

Farmville’s Longwood University will get a new President on Saturday, and he has many ties to our area.

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Barboursville Man Dies In Campbell County Collision

State Police are investigating the death of a Barboursville man in Campbell County.

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Furloughs Will End Next Week For National Park Service

The agency that oversees Shenandoah National Park can end its furloughs much faster than we originally feared.

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State Police Investigate Possible Road Rage Incident On I-81

State Police are investigating what appears to be a road rage incident.

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Albemarle Jury Convicts Weiner Of Abduction

A Barboursville man has been convicted of abduction with the intent to defile.

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Bloodhound Tracks Down Louisa Burglar

A bloodhound is being credited with catching a burglar.

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Woman Hit By Gunfire In Orange

A woman was wounded by gunfire at an apartment complex in the Town of Orange.

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Speed Considered Factor In Louisa Fatal Car Crash

Two people died in Louisa County in a car crash Thursday morning.

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Orange County Man Charged With Heroin Possession

Agents raided a house in the Locust Grove area and charged a man with having heroin.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

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There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

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Stony Point Principal Departing For Stafford County

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The principal at Stony Point Elementary School is leaving to take a job with the Stafford County system.