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Fire Damages Apartment Deck At Mallside Forest

A small fire damaged a deck of a unit at Mallside Forest.

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UVA Has Two More Rhodes Scholars

The University of Virginia has expanded its list of Rhodes Scholars.

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Police Charge Mother With Trying To Poison Kids

A Virginia Beach woman has been charged with trying to poison her children.

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Liberty Freshman Will Be Buried In Texas

A Liberty University freshman who was killed November 19th will be buried in Texas.

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City Jury Convicts Turner Of Second-Degree Murder

A city jury has convicted Wanda Maria Turner of second-degree murder.

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Virginia’s Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 5.6%

There was no change in Virginia’s unemployment rate for October.

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Google Picks Chantilly As Virginia’s Top E-City

Google has selected Chantilly as Virginia’s top e-city.

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Governor-Elect Announces His Pick For Transportation Board

Governor-Elect McAuliffe announces his choice for Secretary of Transportation.

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Local Man Joins FEC

A longtime local resident has joined the Federal Election Commission.

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Judge Sentences Teen Following Friend’s Death

A judge has sentenced a teen driver who contributed to a friend’s death.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.