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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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Valley Woman Becomes New Leader Of Local Business Center

A Harrisonburg woman is the new leader of the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center.

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Lockn’ Festival Organizers Gain More Land

The organizers of the Lockn' Music Festival in Nelson County have gained more land.

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Democrats To Nominate Candidate For Vacant State Senate Seat

Richmond and Petersburg area Democrats will nominate a candidate for a State Senate seat on Saturday.

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McDonnell Trial Includes Testimony From Mansion Director

The onetime director of the Virginia Governor's Mansion testified Thursday at the McDonnell trial.

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Mineral Man Convicted Of Auto Theft

A Mineral man has been convicted of auto theft and other felonies.

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Consumer Spending Rose In Virginia In 2012

New figures show Virginia's consumer spending increased in 2012.

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City Will Start Up New Citizen Police Academy Soon

Charlottesville will begin another Citizen Police Academy in a few weeks.

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Judge Spurns Request From Inmate Who Wants To Avoid Execution

A federal judge has rejected a request from a death row inmate who wants to avoid execution.

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Former Maureen McDonnell Chief Of Staff Calls Ex-Boss “Nutbag”

A onetime Chief of Staff for Maureen McDonnell has portrayed her ex-boss in less than flattering terms.

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Red Light Camera Proposed For 29N-Greenbrier

29 North could be getting another red light camera.

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Transportation Secretary: VDOT Will Be Flexible With 29 Projects

Virginia's Secretary of Transportation says VDOT will be flexible when it does major road improvements.

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Poplar Ridge Housing Development Approved At Old Golf Course

The Fluvanna Supervisors have approved the proposed Poplar Ridge development on a 3-2 vote.

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Board Of Elections Has New Provision Regarding Photo ID’s And Voting

Virginia's Board of Elections has a new provision on photo ID's used by voters.

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Patrick County Boy Found In Kentucky; AMBER Alert Ends

A young boy from Patrick County was found unharmed in Kentucky, and an AMBER alert is over.

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Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

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

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

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

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.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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.