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Northam Kicks Off ’17 Race For Governor

Ralph Northam has officially launched his 2017 bid for the Governor's Mansion.

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Kaine: Let Congress Vote On ISIL

Senator Tim Kaine tells Congress to stop lobbing critiques and act.

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Tax Break For Virginia Businesses

Virginia businesses will be paying less unemployment insurance next year.


State Expects Spike In Medicaid

Virginia's latest economic forecast includes a big spike in Medicaid funding.

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Slight Drop In Virginia Thanksgiving Travel

The number of Virginians traveling this Thanksgiving holiday will be down slightly compared to last year.

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Gordonsville Man Gets Prison Term

A Gordonsville man must spend seven years in prison after being convicted Tuesday in Louisa County Circuit Court

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Summit On Heroin Use Planned

There will be a summit next month in Culpeper County that will focus on heroin use.

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Feds Point Fingers At VA Hospital

A federal agency has accused a Veterans Administration hospital serving parts of Virginia of being an unsafe workplace.

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Part Of Cold Harbor Battlefield Opens

A part of the Cold Harbor Civil War battlefield will open Saturday in Hanover County.

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ABC Wants Johnson Suit Dismissed

The Virginia ABC Board and three of its agents are asking a federal judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit that UVA student Martese Johnson filed last month.


Friday Marks Smith Case 3rd Year

We are approaching Friday's third annivesary of the disappearance of transgender teen Dashad "Sage" Smith.

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Council Forgives Lewis & Clark Loan

City Councilors agree to forgive a loan to the Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center.

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UVA Men’s Basketball Upset 73-68

UVA was upset on the road Monday night in the Nation's Capitol.

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UVA Women Get 86-50 Win

The UVA Women's basketball team rolled to an 86-50 win Monday night in their home opener.

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VDOT: We’re Ready For Winter

Sand, abrasives, liquid calcium chloride, salt brine, equipment and crew members are being assembled to take on Old Man Winter.

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New Scorecard For Hospitals

There's a quality and patient safety scorecard for Virginia's medical facilities.

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Sterilization Compensation Plan Examined

Governor McAuliffe is reviewing regulations for the compensation of Virginians who were involuntarily sterilized during the last century.

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Kasich Submits Petitions For GOP Primary

Ohio Governor John Kasich submits petition signatures for Virginia's March 1st presidential primary.

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Councilors Okay 2016 Wish List

City councilors have signed off on a wish list for the 2016 General Assembly

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Charter School Bill Returns

Delegate Rob Bell has re-introduced his bill to put a charter school issue on the ballot.

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Failed Work Release Escape


John Wayne Jordan tried to get away on a John Deere utility vehicle.

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Kiser Named ACC Linebacker of the Week


Virginia's middle linebacker earns weekly ACC honor.

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The first word of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie is …


Director J.J. reveals the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters next month.

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Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq


French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

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Jennifer Lawrence named entertainer of the year


The star is one of the biggest and bankable actresses in Hollywood and has featured in a number of blockbusters including the "X-Men" franchise and "The Hunger Games" films.