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Cuccinelli Proposes Seven Additional Debates

Republican candidate for Governor Ken Cuccinelli favors having seven additional debates with Democrat Terry McAuliffe.

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UVA Alumna Gets One of Higher Education’s Biggest Jobs

Janet Napolitano, who’s a 1983 graduate of the UVA Law School, is taking one of the biggest jobs in higher education.

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Governor Reappoints Goodwin, Picks Three New Men For UVA Board

The University of Virginia is getting three new faces on its Board of Visitors.


State Employees Can Look Forward To Fatter Paychecks, And Virginia Has New Surplus

Those who work for Virginia’s government can expect pay increases in mid-August.

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State Climatologist Sees Way Above Normal Rainfall Amounts

The State Climatologist says our recent rainfalls have been much higher than normal.

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Louisa Hires New County Attorney

Louisa has hired its next County Attorney.

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Barnette Leaving UVA Basketball Program

Sophomore guard Taylor Barnette will be leaving UVA.

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UVA Names New Swimming And Diving Coach

UVA has named a new head coach for the swimming and diving teams.

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State Police Brought In To Look At ABC Incident

The chairman of the state ABC board has released a statement on the April 11th incident at the Barracks Road Shopping Center.

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Governor McDonnell’s Son Arrested In Charlottesville

The son of the Governor was arrested over the weekend.

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