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UVA celebrates completing another academic year

More than 30,000 University of Virginia students, parents and faculty members packed themselves onto the Lawn Sunday for the school’s Final Exercises.

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UVA exceeds $3 billion fundraising goal

UVA officials can celebrate more than the end of another academic year.

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McCormick Road bridge will be replaced

VDOT is getting ready to replace the McCormick Road Bridge that crosses over Emmet Street.

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Huguely defense team takes next step in appeal

The lawyers handling George Huguely’s appeal have taken the next step.

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UVA alumnus Mark Sandford heads back to Congress

A University of Virginia graduate has survived a rough special election and he’s heading back to Congress.

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Businessman becomes candidate for Fluvanna Supervisor

A businessman who lives in the Lake Monticello area has become a candidate for the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors.

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Arrest in death of UVA “Semester At Sea” student

A man is being charged in the death of a UVA student while visiting the Caribbean island of Dominica.

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More People Will Search For Alexis Murphy

There will be more volunteer searches for Alexis Murphy.

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Monticello Celebrates Significant Anniversary

Monticello is celebrating a significant anniversary this month.

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Storm Warning Includes Fluvanna, Louisa, Buckingham

The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning that includes Fluvanna, Louisa, and Buckingham.

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Star sprinter Torrin Lawrence dies at 25

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FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, Torrin Lawrence reacts after his heat in the senior men's 400-meter dash at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident early Monday, July 28, 2014 in Cordele, Ga. He was 25.

Celebrated track star Torrin Lawrence has been killed in a tragic road accident in Georgia.

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Mini Dominoes break World Record

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The challenge gets bigger as the Dominoes get smaller!

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U.S. marshals, police wounded, fugitive dead in NYC gunfight

A New York Police Officer stands guard inside a cordoned area at the site of a shooting in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York on July 28, 2014.

Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in Greenwich Village.

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Actor James Shigeta dies at 81

Miyoshi Umeki and James Shigeta star in Flower Drum Song in 1961.

"Die Hard," "Lost Horizon" and "Mulan" star, James Shigeta, dies at 81.

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U.S says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013. Obama and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria during their bilateral meeting.

In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government claims that Moscow has violated the Cold War treaty.