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City Drops Lee-Jackson Day Observance

Charlottesville will stop observing Lee-Jackson Day.

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Both McDonnells Appeal Convictions

Both Bob and Maureen McDonnell have appealed their convictions.

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Winter Session Of General Assembly Ends Early

The winter session of the 2015 General Assembly finished a day early.

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County Mulls Scaled Back Capital Program

Albemarle school officials hope a capital improvements program won't get reduced as much as the County Executive wants.

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Sexual Assault Bill Passes Unanimously

The bill deals with both reporting assaults and providing victim aid.

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General Assembly Passes Child Predator Bills

The measure targets crimes involving child pornography, child exploitation, and human trafficking.

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Last Day For Albemarle Schools Set

June 9th is the last day of classes this year in the Albemarle schools.

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Albemarle School Funding Gap At $880,000

The Albemarle School Board has closed the funding gap without increasing the average class size.

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Budget Approved With State Worker Raise

State workers will get a pay raise if Governor McAuliffe signs a budget approved by the General Assembly.

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Warner Wants Updated Assault Measure

Virginia's senior U.S. Senator wants colleges and universities to take an active role in preventing sexual assaults.

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Governor Signs Bill Dealing With Epilepsy

Governor McAuliffe has signed a bill designed to help people with epilepsy.

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Northam To Run For Governor

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam expects to run for Governor in 2017.

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McAuliffe Signs Bill Involving Electric Rates

Governor McAuliffe has signed a bill focusing on rates for Dominion Virginia Power and Appalachian Power.

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Lethal Injection Drug Secrecy Put To Death

The House of Delegates deep-sixes a bill that would have provided secrecy for firms that make drugs for lethal-injection executions.

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Praying At Public Meetings Rejected

A State Senate committee has rejcted a bill that would have allowed public prayers at government meetings.

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Albemarle Residents Sound Off On Budget

Albemarle residents had their first opportunity Monday to sound off on the County Executive's budget ideas.

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Conferees Agree On State Worker Pay Raise

House-Senate budget negotiators have agreed on a proposed salary increase for state employees.

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Bill Would Allow Unapproved Treatment

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would let cancer patients try any drug that's available.

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Morrissey To Get Seized Items

Embattled Delegate Joe Morrissey will be reunited with items from his law office.

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Both Chambers Approve Horse Racing Bill

Both chambers of the General Assembly have approved a bill dealing with Virginia horse racing.

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Charlottesville, Albemarle, Nelson Added To Winter Storm Warning

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Charlottesville, Albemarle and Nelson have been added to the winter storm warning area.

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Iconic movie soundtracks being reissued on vinyl

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"Clueless," "Jaws," "The Godfather," "Pulp Fiction," and "Animal House" are among the 26 film soundtracks being released on wax.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is not dating Rihanna

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The "Titanic" star has been the focus of growing gossip after he was spotted at several events with the pop singer, including her birthday.

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Feds clear officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

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The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.

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Supreme Court divided over Obamacare challenge

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Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.