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Independent Makes Roanoke Area Special Election Three-Way Race

An Independent has made a special election for the House of Delegates a three-way race.

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Governor Proposes Funding For Slavery And Freedom Heritage Site

Governor McDonnell has proposed state funding for the Slavery and Freedom Heritage Site.

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Bell Hopes To Play Role In Mental Health Reform

Delegate Rob Bell (R-Albemarle) hopes to play a major role in mental heallth reform.

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Virginia Now Has Rules For Upcoming Recount

A judge has unveiled the rules for an upcoming recount.

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UVA Has Preliminary Price Tag For Strategic Plan

Senior officials at UVA believe a new strategic plan has a more than half-billion dollar price tag.

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Roanoke Area Democrats Tap Businessman For House Seat

Roanoke area Democrats have picked businessman Sam Rasoul for a special House of Delegates election.

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Norris Joins Advisory Panel On Local Government

Outgoing Councilman Dave Norris has been chosen for one of Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe’s advisory groups.

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Virginia Tech Names Its Next President

Virginia Tech has chosen its next President.

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City Democrats Reorganize For The Next Two Years

Charlottesville Democrats have reorganized their governing committee.

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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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Lawmakers Return To Richmond For Veto Override Session

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General Asembly members returned to Richmond Wednesday for a one-day session.

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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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Suns’ Dragic voted NBA’s most improved

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Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, whose breakout campaign helped his team to a 23-win improvement, was named most improved player.

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It’s not Pitbull, it’s Amy Poehler

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