Election

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21 hours ago

Gilmore Ends Bid For White House

Former Governor Jim Gilmore has ended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

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2 days ago

Webb Won’t Run As Independent

Jim Webb, who once represented Virginia in the U.S. Senate, says he won't be an independent candidate for President.

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3 days ago

Virginia Democrats Prepare For Primary

The campaigns of Democratic rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are gettihg ready for the March 1st Virginia Primary.

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3 days ago

Law On Exhuming Bodies Under Review

State lawmakers are considering a bill that requires notification of the next-of-kin before a body is exhumed.

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4 days ago

Amended Threshold For Reckless Driving

The State Senate has approved a bill that prevents drivers from being charged with reckless driving if they're going only 11 miles above the speed limit.

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4 days ago

Boyd Shares Views On Albemarle $$$$

Former Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd shares his views on the county's revenue picture.

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4 days ago

Toscano Makes Plea To Lawmakers

Delegate David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) wants more socially conservative lawmakers to withdraw their proposals to limit gay and lesbian rights.

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4 days ago

State Senate Passes Marriage Bill

The State Senate approves legislation dealing with marriages when one partner is under 18.

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4 days ago

Senators Okay Bill On Sanctuary Cities

State Senators approve a bill that might punish sanctuary cities or counties.

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4 days ago

Bloomberg Ad Rips Into Governor

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a former political ally of Terry McAuliffe, blasted the Governor in a Richmond Times-Dispatch ad.

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4 days ago

State Senator Changes Her Mind Twice

A state senator reversed course twice in the same day regarding a judgeship.

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4 days ago

Forbes Seeks New Term

Eight-term Congressman Randy Forbes is seeking another term this year, and his upcoming campaign will be in a different district.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. listens to testimony. Over two hundred member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars attended a joint meeting of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Lauren Victoria Burke/WDCPIX.COM)

4 days ago

Sanders Opens Local Campaign Office

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will open a new Charlottesville area campaign office Wednesday evening.

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1 week ago

GOP Chooses Convention To Pick Nominee

5th District Republican leaders will hold a May 14th convention to select a nominee for Congress.

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1 week ago

Boards Take Heat For Recent Decision

Earlysville resident Gary Grant has scolded the Albemarle Supervisors for deciding their committee assignments in a January 6th closed session.

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1 week ago

New GOP Hopeful Enters Race

Andrew Griffin, who's from the Lynchburg area, has become the fifth Republican to voice interest in the House seat that Robert Hurt will vacate later this year.

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1 week ago

Late Start For City Schools March 1st

The Charlottesville schools will hold classes March 1st, but students will show up two hours late.

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1 week ago

Senate Approves Weapons-Related Bill

The State Senate voted 27-13 on Thursday for legislation that honors concealed weapons permits from 25 of Virginia's sister states.

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1 week ago

State Tosses Out GOP Pledge Form

The State Board of Elections has voted to scrap the statement of affiliation that Virginia Republicans once wanted for the March 1st presidential primary.

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1 week ago

Governor Predicts Clinton Win In VA

Governor McAuliffe has told a nationwide news program he expects Hillary Clinton will win Virginia's March 1st Democratic primary.

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9 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Storm Watch Posted For Sunday Night

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The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm watch for most of our region.

9 hours ago in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

UVA Men Lose Heart Breaker 63-62

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The UVA men's basketball team suffers a gut-wrenching loss to Duke for the second year in a row.

10 hours ago in National

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

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Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

12 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Lacrosse Loses Home Opener 11-4

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The UVA men's lacrosse team lost to the visiting Loyola Greyhounds 11-4 in the season-opener for both squads.

21 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Woman Convicted Of Abuse, Neglect

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A Pulaski County woman has been found guilty of felony child abuse and neglect.