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NAACP Encourages Photos, Videotaping Of Local Arrests

The President of the local NAACP believes black residents should bring cameras to places where arrests are happening.

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McDonnells Trial Continues Into Fifth Week

A federal jury begins a fifth week of hearing testimony about Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife.

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Pegasus Program At UVA Turns 30

The University of Virginia's Pegasus program is now 30 years old.

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RV Fire Causes Backup On I-64

A recreational vehicle caught fire late Sunday afternoon on Interstate 64 in Albemarle County.

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VDOT Prepares To Put Big Road Projects On Hold For Labor Day

VDOT will shut down most major road projects between noon Friday and noon on September 2nd.

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Appalachian Power Warns About New Scam

Appalachian Power is warning small business owners about a new scam.

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Former Congressman Becomes New George Mason Rector

Former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis (R-Vienna) is the new rector of George Mason University.

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City Electoral Board Member Blows Whistle On Former Colleague

The chairwoman of the Charlottesville Electoral Board has blown the whistle on a onetime colleague.

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Estate Of Franklin Woman Provides Major Gift For Williamsburg School

A 1976 alumna of the College of William & Mary has left a $3 million gift for her alma mater.

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Three Injured After Single-Vehicle Crash On 20 South

Three people were injured following a single-vehicle crash Friday on 20 South.

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Lexington Area Judge Rejects Plea Deal Involving Deadly Crash

A judge in the Lexington area balked at accepting a plea deal from a former Washington and Lee student.

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Major Party Senate Hopefuls Agree To Eight Joint Public Forums

Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie agree to eight joint public forums between now and November.

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UVA’s Invasion Of First-Years Has Begun

The University of Virginia is greeting thousands of new students who are beginning collegiate life this weekend.

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UVA Structure Built During Korean War Gets Facelift

UVA's New Cabell Hall has had a major facelift.

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Virginians Have Noted Third Anniversary Of Louisa Earthquake

Saturday marked the third anniversary of a major earthquake in Louisa County.

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Upcoming Road Closings In Madison, Western Albemarle

VDOT will be temporarily closing two roads in our region for maintenance with one being a section of Route 29 in Madison.

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Two Die In Head-On Collision In Buckingham

Two drivers were killed in a head-on collision Wednesday night near Arvonia.

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Piedmont Virginia Community College Fall Semester Underway

Classes began Thursday for the fall semester at Piedmont Virginia Community College.

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Same-Sex Marriage On Hold

Thanks to a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court, there will be no gay or lesbian marriages in Virginia for the time being

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Residents Of Birdwood-Hillcrest Learn More About Interchange

Residents of Birdwood and Hillcrest Roads have learned more about the interchange at 250 and McIntire.

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