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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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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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Refunds For Appalachian Power Customers

A small refund is coming to APCO customers.

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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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Toscano Wants General Assembly Hearing On Campus Sexual Violence

The House Minority Leader admits that changes in rules and regulations mean nothing if victims don't report their attacks.

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Victims Of Fatal Crash On Route 53 Identified

Albemarle Police have identified two Gordonsville area residents who died Sunday on Route 53.

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Heaphy To Step Down As U.S. Attorney

U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy will step down by the end of 2014.

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Cavalier Daily: Fraternity Members Vacate House Following Threats

A student newspaper at UVA reports the brothers of Phi Kappa Psi have vacated their fraternity house.

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Two Die In Single-Vehicle Accident On Route 53 In Albemarle

Two people died Sunday in a single-vehicle accident on Route 53.

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Protest Outside Phi Kappa Psi Triggers Trespassing Arrests

Four people have been arrested for trespassing at a fraternity house associated with UVA.

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Radford Includes Gender ID In Anti-Discrimination Policy

Radford University now includes trangender students and employees as part of its anti-discrimination policy.

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UVA Takes Action Following Incident Chronicled In Rolling Stone

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan has taken action regarding offenses that were highlighted in a Rolling Stone article.

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Joblessness In Virginia Drops In October

The Virginia Employment Commission says the jobless picture improved in October.

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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."