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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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