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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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Afton soil projects won’t cause any more total shutdowns of I-64

Here’s welcome news if you use Interstate 64 for trips over Afton Mountain.      VDOT says crews have made enough progress…

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Lawmakers Return To Richmond For Veto Override Session

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General Asembly members returned to Richmond Wednesday for a one-day session.

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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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Suns’ Dragic voted NBA’s most improved

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Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, whose breakout campaign helped his team to a 23-win improvement, was named most improved player.

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It’s not Pitbull, it’s Amy Poehler

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Do you think she fooled anyone?

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Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o named ‘most beautiful’

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The actress was named as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by "People" magazine.