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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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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.

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WATCH: Airman ‘Santa’ surprises 6-year-old son at storytime

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Aaron Williams was sad that his dad, stationed in South Korea, wouldn't be stateside for the holidays ... but a little Christmas magic gave him a gift he'll never forget.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here are some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Dec. 19.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

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A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.