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Commission Backs Tougher Stance On Smugglers

The State Crime Commission is backing a tougher stance on cigarette smugglers.

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VDOT Seeks Feedback On Bridge Project

VDOT will hold a December 10th public hearing on a bridge project.

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UVA Hosts Forum On Mental Health And Guns

UVA’s Batten School hosted a Monday forum on mental health and guns.

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Eleven Died In Crashes Over Holiday Weekend

Eleven people died on Virginia’s highways over the Thanksgiving weekend.

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Hurt Outlines New Bills Dealing With Energy

Congressman Robert Hurt says the House has passed new energy legislation.

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D-Day Memorial Plans For 70th Anniversary

Bedford is the home of the D-Day Memorial, which is planning a big anniversary in 2014.

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AAA Has Welcome News About Gas Prices

AAA-Virginia expects gay prices to stay where they are or go lower for the rest of 2013.

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New Study Questions Pilot Readiness

A report raises new questions about pilot readiness.

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Another Search For Missing Nelson County Girl

Virginians have renewed their search for 17-year-old Alexis Murphy of Nelson County.

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County School Board Favors Expanding STEM Enrollment

Some members of the Albemarle School Board want to expand enrollment in STEM courses.

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The King of Cool began his quest for an eighth title.

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Chicago ships Saad to Columbus

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The Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad as part of a seven-player deal.

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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The prima ballerina is the first black woman to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!