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New Poll Has Warner Leading Gillespie 48-39%

A new poll shows Senator Mark Warner (D- Alexandria) leading Fairfax Republican Ed Gillespie 48-39%.

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ABC Board Ratchets Up Promotion Of Virginia Products

Virginia's ABC Board is doing more promotion of the Commonwealth's wines and mixers.

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Albemarle Schools Improve Their On-Time Graduation Rate

The Albemarle schools have improved their on-time graduation rate.

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McAuliffe Taps Three Local People For New Task Force

Three area residents are on Governor McAuliffe's new task force on sexual assault on Virginia campuses.

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Howell Seeks Guidance On Governor Appointments

The Speaker of the House of Delegates wants to know whether lawmakers can proceed with some of the governor's recent appointments.

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Environmental Coalition Promotes Clean Energy Solutions

Several environmental groups hope to show solidarity with a global summit on climate change.

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NRC Has Welcome News For Dominion Virginia Power

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has welcome news for Virginia's largest utility.

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Absentee Balloting Begins Across Virginia

The season for absentee voting has arrived.

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Area Democrats Attend Major Fundraiser At Pen Park

Many local Democratic activists attended a weekend fundraiser at Pen Park.

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Retired House Appropriations Leader Dies At 82

Onetime House of Delegates Appropriations Committee Chairman Vincent Callahan has died at age 82.

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Police Look For “Person Of Interest” In Hannah Graham Case

A $50,000 reward is being offered for information on a person of interest in the Hannah Graham case.

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Charlottesville Circuit Court Gets New Judge

The General Assembly has chosen Rick Moore as the next judge for the Charlotesville Circuit Court.

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Lawmakers Close Money Gap, Reject Medicaid Expansion

The General Assembly has approved legislation that closes a shortfall in Virginia's budget.

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Options Displayed For Extending Berkmar Drive

Area residents are telling VDOT their preferences for the route of the future Berkmar Drive Extended.

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Ribbon-Cutting For Ragged Mountain Dam

Many local residents are celebrating the new Ragged Mountain Dam.

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General Assembly Returns To Richmond

Members of the General Assembly head back to Richmond for a special session.

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Ogilvie Case Continued Again

The next court proceeding for Claire Ogilvie will be held in October.

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Social Services Board Worries About Undocumented Kids In County Schools

The Albemarle Social Services Board worries about the presence of undocumented kids in county schools.

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Higher Education Council Takes Road Trip

Virginia's Higher Education Council is taking a road trip.

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Dominion Expands Investments In Solar Energy

Dominion Virginia Power is expanding its investments in solar energy.

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Drones Get Deployed In Search For Hannah Graham

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Drones are now being used in the search for missing UVA student Hannah Graham.

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

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Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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John Oliver explains English soccer

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The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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Matthew due in court Thursday on reckless driving charge

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A bond hearing for the man accused in the abduction of Hannah Graham has been pushed back but he is scheduled to be in court on separate charges.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

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A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.