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Norfolk-Based Ship With Troubled Past Heads For Middle East

Norfolk-Based Ship With Troubled Past Heads For Middle East

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A Norfolk-based guided-missile destroyer has left for the Middle East. The U.S.S. Mahan will be in the Persian Gulf and surrounding waters for five months to conduct maritime operations and strengthen partner nations’ maritime capabilities. This is its first deployment since a sailor was shot and killed on board by a civilian gunman, who was later killed by Naval security.

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Investigators Say Arsonist Caused Georgetown Road Fire

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Investigators say an arsonist is responsible for a Saturday night fire on Georgetown Road.

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Duke Ends ‘Hoos Winning Streak, Defeating UVA 69-63

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Three point shooting down the stretch pushes Duke past Virginia.

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School Board Wants Council’s Help On Pay Raises

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The Charlottesville School Board hopes City Councilors can help them cover teacher pay raises.

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Bill Forcing Dominion To Comply With FOI Gets Killed

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Legislation requiring Dominion Resources to comply with Virginia's FOI law has been rejected.

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Super Bowl: From humble beginnings to king of sports

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From modest beginnings of cheap tickets and empty seats to $4.5 million for a 30-second TV ad, the Super Bowl is the undisputed king of U.S. sporting events.