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Many Outsiders Are Monitoring Governor’s Race

Many non-Virginians are monitoring Virginia’s contest for Governor.

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Two Supervisors View Actions Of Anti-Bypass Group As Improper

Duane Snow and Rodney Thomas see the actions of a new anti-bypass group as improper.

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SCHEV Considers New Deal For Students

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia is reviewing a new proposal for students.

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Lesbian Couples Await Ruling From Federal Judge

Four women who are challenging Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriages are awaiting a judge’s ruling.

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Bill Clinton And McAuliffe Campaign Here

Former President Bill Clinton and his fellow Democrat Terry McAuliffe bring their tour here.

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State Agriculture Commissioner Will Leave His Post

The man who runs Virginia’s agriculture department is a short-timer.

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Former Va. Cabinet Member Takes Heat From Congress

A former cabinet secretary in Governor Tim Kaine’s administration has been grilled by Congress.

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GOP Launches Get Out The Vote Effort

Albemarle Republicans are kicking off this year’s Get Out the Vote effort.

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Virginia’s Letter Grades For Schools Get Delayed

The State Board of Education has delayed a vote on a grading arrangement for public schools.

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County Schools Deal With Unknowns As 2014 Approaches

The Albemarle County schools are dealing with many unknowns as they plan for 2014.

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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.