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Governor Orders State Agencies To Contract More With Certain Firms

Governor McAuliffe wants state agencies to do more business with firms headed by minorities and women.

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Researchers Examine Who Benefits From Higher Minumum Wage

UVA's Weldon Cooper Center has researched who would benefit if the minimum wage reaches $10.10 per hour.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

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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Stony Point Principal Departing For Stafford County

The principal at Stony Point Elementary School is leaving to take a job with the Stafford County system.

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Judge Delays Sentencing For Mark Weiner

An Albemarle judge has delayed the sentencing for Mark Lawrence Weiner.

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Sierra Club Wants Pesticide Ban In City Parks

Our region's Sierra Club wants city officials to stop using pesticides in parks and other places.

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NC Firm To Explore Alternative Sewer Line Routes

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority wants a N.C. company to find an alternative local sewer line route.

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Police Search For Clock Thief

City Police are trying to catch whoever swiped a giant clock from a store.

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Charlottesville Named Happiest City In America

Yet another honorable designation for our area, this time in a study by Harvard University.

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Cuccinelli’s 2014 Goal Involves Electing Conservative U.S. Senators

Former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli wants to elect more conservatives to the U.S. Senate.

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AAA: Don’t Promote Vacation Plans On Social Media

The travel group AAA says don't use social media to detail every movement of your vacation.

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Totals In For RAM Clinic

The annual Remote Area Medical Clinic treated over 2500 patients this year in southwestern Virginia.

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Bedford Deputies Find Two Bodies

Deputies from the Bedford County Sheriff's Department found two bodies in a house.

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Councilors Vote 4-1 For Enhanced Bridge Linking Belmont To Downtown

City councilors have made their choice regarding a Belmont Bridge replacement.

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Virginia Firefighters Take Off For Oregon

Nearly two dozen Virginia firefighters have headed to the West Coast.

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Police Charge Man With Posing As U.S. Marshal

Police have charged a man with impersonating a U.S. marshal.

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Trespassers Arrested At Albemarle Quarry Site

Two swimmers in an old quarry face charges of public intoxication and underage alcohol possession.

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New Mental Health Reform Panel Begins Work

A new mental health reform panel has begun its work.

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Many Virginia Lawmakers Work To Preserve Training Centers

Many of Virginia's federal lawmakers, including Robert Hurt, want to preserve state training centers.

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Our Community Farm In Shenandoah Shuts Down

Our Community Farm In Shenandoah County has shut its doors.

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