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DMV Wants Virginians To Take Selfies Showing Seat Belts

DMV Wants Virginians To Take Selfies Showing Seat Belts

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Take a selfie – send it to the DMV. The state agency wants you to take a picture of yourself buckled up, and it might get posted on the DMV’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account. Spokeswoman Sunni Brown says the DMV is encouraging seat belt usage. Brown notes half the people killed in traffic accidents over the last three years were not wearing seat belts.

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Judge Upholds Prison Sentence Nelson Jurors Gave Randy Taylor

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A Nelson County judge has told Randy Allen Taylor he should spend two life terms in prison.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

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There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.