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Culpeper-Based Worker Killed In Northern Virginia Accident

A man working for a Culpeper hauling firm was killed recently in an accident in Arlington.

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Wasp Damages White Oak Trees In Region

The breeding cycle of a certain type of wasp is damaging white oak trees in a part of our region.

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New Operations Director For RWSA

The Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority has hired a new operations director.

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Trying To Finish City School Renovation

Charlottesville school officials have been renovating many buildings, and they hope to finish before August 20th.

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Counties Want Taxing Power Equal To Cities’

County Supervisors voice interest in adding taxation-related requests to the next General Assembly.

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Third Death From Eastern Shore Tornado

There's been a third death from a July tornado in Northampton County.

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Virginia Lawmakers Split On Lawsuit Against President

Virginia's congressional delegation has a sharp partisan split over a resolution that supports suing the President.

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UVA Benefactor Ruth Caplin Dies

Longtime UVA benefactor Ruth Sacks Caplin has died, making her husband Mortimer Caplin a widower.

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Divers Find Body Of Vinton Man In Smith Mountain Lake

The body of a man who had been missing since late July has been discovered in Smith Mountain Lake.

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Three Virginia Counties Become Eligible For SBA Loans

Three Virginia counties become eligible for Small Business Administration loans.

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Petersburg’s Rosalyn Dance Wins Democrats’ Senate Primary

Delegate Rosalyn Dance (D- Petersburg) has won a Democratic primary for a vacant State Senate seat.

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Rockingham Teachers Become Virginia Finalists For National Award

Two Rockingham County teachers are Virginia finalists for a national award.

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Mission To Convert Old Jail Into Local Museum

The historical society has permission to raise money to convert the old jail near Court Square into a local museum.

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WINA Announces 2014 High School Football Schedule

News Radio 1070 WINA is excited to announce the 2014 schedule for the upcoming high school football season. WINA has…

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Sierra Club Wants City To Abandon Traditional Pesticides

Local Sierra Club members amplify their demands to eliminate traditional pesticides.

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Fire Displaces Anderson Street Family

A Thursday night fire has displaced six members of an Anderson Street family.

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GM Recall Impacts Driver’s Ed Cars For Charlottesville Teens

The latest GM recalls have affected the cars the Charlottesville schools use for their driver's ed program.

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New Details Emerge On May 10th Stabbing Death

New details have emerged in a May 10th stabbing death at a Charlottesville restaurant.

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Second Victim Of Fiery Crash On I-64 Has Been Identified

We know now the identity of a man who died in a fiery Wednesday morning crash on I-64 near Keswick.

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Advisory Panel For 29 Corridor Meets With Former VDOT Commissioner

An advisory panel for the Route 29 corridor improvements met Thursday with a former VDOT commissioner.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

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An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

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James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

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Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Dominion To Move Forward On Pipeline Through Nelson, Buckingham

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Dominion says it will move forward on building a natural gas pipeline through Nelson, Buckingham and Augusta pending government approval.