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Lawmakers Approve $100 Gift Cap

The General Assembly approves a revised cap on gifts from lobbyists.

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Albemarle Schools Struggle With Space Shortages

Albemarle County schools are struggling with space shortages.

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Virginia State Boosts Annual Tuition

Virginia State University in Ettrick is boosting its tuition.

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School Board Nears Completion Of New Budget

The Albemarle School Board expects to approve its budget April 23rd.

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House Could Not Override McAuliffe Veto

Delegate Rob Bell and his allies could not get enough votes to override a veto by the Governor.

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Lawmakers Delay Vote On Gift Caps

The General Assembly has delayed a vote on ethics-related legislation until Friday.

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Touchscreen Voting Machines Decertified

Several area counties must get new voting machines.

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New Veterans Centers Move Forward

Virginia is going ahead with plans for veterans' health centers.

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Rally In Richmond For Education

Two groups will hold a rally for education this weekend at the state capitol.

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New Milestone At DNA Databank

Virginia law enforcement has reached a new milestone in terms of DNA hits.

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State Revenue Up

March collections were up 12% over last year.

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Botetourt To Count Votes By Hand

Botetourt County will do an old school vote count in a June 9th primary.

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State GOP Chair Speaks In Albemarle

New Virginia GOP Chairman John Whitbeck has spoken to local Republican activists.

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Morrissey Sues Democrats Over Signatures

Joe Morrissey wants a court to review his petition signatures for a June primary.

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McDonnell: Favors Were Routine Courtesies

Bob McDonnell describes the favors he did for Jonnie Williams as routine courtesies.

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Lawmakers Doubt UVA Will Sue Magazine

Two local members of the General Assembly doubt UVA will sue Rolling Stone.

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Governor McAuliffe “Bans The Box”

Governor McAuliffe has ordered the elimination of the box asking about criminal history on state employment forms.

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Joe Morrissey Felony Case Dismissed

A judge has thrown out the recent felony case against former Delegate Joe Morrissey.

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McAuliffe Welcomes Indiana Businesses

Governor McAuliffe has thrown out the welcome mat to encourage Indiana businesses to relocate to Virginia.

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State Favors Quicker Retesting For Many Kids

Thousands of Virginia school kids might get an expedited chance to re-take standardized tests.

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Event Showcases Battle Against Domestic Violence

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Area residents highlight the battle against domestic violence and sexual misconduct.

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Police Investigate Report Of Off-Grounds Assault

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UVA Police investigate a woman's report she was sexually assaulted on Brandon Avenue.

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UVA Women Golfers Claim First ACC Championship

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UVA women golfers win their first-ever ACC championship.

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Ahead Of The Orange Blue Game, London Celebrates Something Bigger

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London celebrates another successful bone marrow drive.

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Dominion Will Close Ash Ponds At Some Plants

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Dominion Power will close coal ash ponds at a Fluvanna facility and three others.