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Democratic Lawmakers Make New Push For Same-Sex Marriages

Democratic Lawmakers Make New Push For Same-Sex Marriages

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Several Democratic lawmakers want to make same-sex marriages legal in Virginia.  State Senator Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) wants to repeal a constitutional amendment that voters approved in 2006.  Ebbin (pictured) says many business groups support repealing the current ban. Similar campaigns to repeal the 2006 amendment have gone nowhere in the House of Delegates.

 

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No. 1 Virginia Falls to UNC, 4-2

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The Virginia baseball team fell to North Carolina, 4-2, in their final game of the series in Charlottesville. The Cavaliers will next travel to Richmond to play VCU at the Diamond on Tuesday at 7:00 pm.

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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, wrongly convicted of murder, dead

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The boxer's imprisonment, and battle to free him, are immortalized in the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and the film of the same name, starring Denzel Washington.

yesterday in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Onetime UVA Dean Will Enter Plea In Federal Court

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A onetime Associate Dean in UVA's McIntire School of Commerce will enter a plea Monday in federal court.

yesterday in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Ramp Linked To Interstate 64 Will Have Brief Shutdown

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VDOT is warning drivers about a brief shutdown for one of the I-64 ramps.

Saturday in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Democrats Hear From Groups That Fight Poverty

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Local organizations that want to break the cycle of poverty have showcased their programs for area Democrats.