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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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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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Hurt Outlines New Bills Dealing With Energy

Congressman Robert Hurt says the House has passed new energy legislation.

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Virginians Participate In World Aids Day

Virginians played a role in the 25th annual World Aids Day.

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McDonnell: No Plans To Seek Another Elected Office

Governor McDonnell says he has no plans to run for anything else once he leaves the governor’s mansion.

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Deeds Lashes Out At Lexington Area Mental Health Agency

Local State Senator Creigh Deeds shares his frustrations with the mental health system.

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Board Of Education Approves A-F Grading System For Schools

Virginia’s Board of Education has signed off on an A-F system of grading public schools.

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UVA Outperforms Rivals In Recycling Competition

UVA outperforms many rivals in a recycling competition.

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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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4 hours ago in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Earns Another Road Win At Pitt 64-50

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Another gritty performance from Virginia on the road at Pitt.

7 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

You can stream the Super Bowl

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This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.

13 hours ago in Election, Local, Surrounding Counties

New GOP Hopeful Enters Race

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Andrew Griffin, who's from the Lynchburg area, has become the fifth Republican to voice interest in the House seat that Robert Hurt will vacate later this year.

14 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

City Police Investigate Gunfire Reports

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City Police investigate reports of shots being fired in the 700-block of Prospect Avenue.

1 day ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events.