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Surry Commonwealth’s Attorney Faces DUI Charge

The longtime Commonwealth's Attorney of Surry County is facing a DUI charge.

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Law Student Crowned As New Miss Virginia USA

A student who attends the Washington and Lee Law School has won the Miss Virginia USA competition.

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VCU Will Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of Doug Wilder’s Election

Virginians will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Doug Wilder's election as Governor.

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Area Residents Prepare For Toy Lift 2014

This is the week of the annual Toy Lift, a Christmas tradition that began in the 1980's.

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Virginia Becomes Player In Christmas Tree Industry

The Virginia Governor's Mansion gets its official Christmas tree for 2014.

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Dean’s Widow Will Launch Revival Of Old Dominion Barn Dance

The widow of Jimmy Dean will launch a limited revival of the Old Dominion Barn Dance.

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Former UVA Board of Visitors Member Dies At Age 50

A former member of the UVA Board of Visitors died in late November in Pennsylvania.

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Reform Panel Favors New Options For Struggling Schools

A statewide panel recommends new options for struggling schools.

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Tougher Regulations Considered For Cigarette Retailers

Stores that sell cigarettes might have to get a license under a proposal being considered by the Virginia Crime Commission.

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State Voting Equipment Under Scrutiny

A top election official is calling for a review of the voting equipment used in Virginia.

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Herring Still Has Campaign Debt

Attorney General Mark Herring is still dealing with $365,000 in campaign debt from 2013.

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Charlottesville Named Among Top Holiday Towns

There's another "best of" list that Charlottesville is on.

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Mike London To Return For 2015 Season

Mike London will continue to be on the sidelines at Scott Stadium in 2015.

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Regional Prison Lawsuit Settled

Health care will now be monitored at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women.

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Refunds For Appalachian Power Customers

A small refund is coming to APCO customers.

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Virginia Infant Mortality Rate Improves

The infant mortality rate in Virginia showed an improvement in a five-year period.

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UVA Rector Apologizes To Alleged Rape Victim – Zero Tolerance Policy Adopted

The Rector of the UVA Board of Visitors opened a special meeting Tuesday afternoon by apologizing to the woman who was the subject of a recent article in Rolling Stone magazine.

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Governor Considers Rolling Back Car Tax Relief

The governor says the state economy is in trouble, and continuing car tax relief could be on the chopping block.

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New DNA Information In Morgan Harrington Case

New information from State Police says Jesse Matthew’s DNA was found on the T-shirt Harrington wore the night she disappeared.

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UVA Student Leaders React To Sexual Assault Allegations

Student leaders are reacting to a recent Rolling Stone article about sexual assaults at UVA.

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Virginia Defeats Cleveland State 70-54 To Remain Unbeaten

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Virginia continues their undefeated season with a 70-54 win.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."