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Councilman Gets Weary Of Congestion At Free Bridge

Dave Norris says the congestion around the Free Bridge is frustrating.

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Xerox Fixes Computer Network; EBS Works Again

Xerox has fixed its computer netwoork which was down part of the weekend.

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Northam Wants EPA To Phase In Standards For Utilities

A statewide candidate office hopes the EPA has a gradual approach to new rules for power plants.

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Washington Post Endorses McAuliffe

The Washington Post has endorsed Terry McAuliffe in the contest for Governor.

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Fairfax Woman Becomes Virginia Teacher Of Year

A first-grade teacher from Springfield is Virginia’s Teacher of the Year.

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Governor Appoints Two Cabinet Secretaries

Governor McDonnell has chosen two new members of his cabinet.

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Wilder Endorses McAuliffe For Governor

Former Governor Doug Wilder wants to see fellow Democrat Terry McAuliffe get his old job.

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Virginia Passes On Federal Education Grant

Virginia’s not competing in the Obama administration’s Race To The Top program.

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City Gets Ordinance Dealing With Benefits For Same-Sex Couples

The City Council has adopted a new ordinance that deals with employee benefits.

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Hurt Assesses First Week Of Federal Shutdown

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Pittsylvania County) has shared his thoughts on week one of a shutdown.

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A member of the NATO parachute demonstration team lands during a change of command ceremony at NATO military headquarters in Mons, southern Belgium on Wednesday May 4, 2016. U.S. Army General Curtis  M. Scaparrotti was installed as NATO's 18th supreme allied commander Europe (SACEUR). The commander, by tradition an American general or admiral, is responsible for the overall direction and conduct of NATO's global military operations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

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UVA Police Issue Harassment Alert

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The University of Virginia Police Department has issued a community alert dealing with harassment incidents. Police say the Office of…

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No Charges In Pedestrian Accident

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City Police say no charges will be filed in connection with a pedestrian being hit by a car on May 1st.