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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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Gas Explosion At Albemarle Home

A plumber was injured after a natural gas explosion damaged a house near Georgetown Road.

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Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

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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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Making headlines this week

A look back on this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best shots in sports this week.

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Lower Bills For APCO Customers

Customers of Appalachian Power Company will see lower electric bills.

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What color is this dress?

The "great dress debate" has been dividing the Internet. Are you team #WhiteandGold or team #BlueandBlack?

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PHOTOS: Leonard Nimoy through the years

Although he capped his "Star Trek" run with a notable career as both an actor and director, in the public's mind he will always be Spock.

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‘Star Trek’ star Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

The world famous Mr. Spock has passed away.

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George Harrison tree tribute replaced to mark 72nd birthday

A new tree tribute to the late George Harrison has been planted in a Los Angeles park after a beetle infestation killed off the last pine.

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Rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp

Just because you have a family and a mortgage doesn't mean you can't rock and roll.

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Llama drama captivates the nation

Llama I'm coming home! Two llamas making a therapy visit to an Arizona retirement community escaped, sparking a hilarious chase caught live on TV.

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8 dead in Missouri shooting spree

Investigators say the attacks took place in multiple locations.

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Las Vegas plans Elvis exhibit

It opens 59 years to the day since the King first performed in Las Vegas.

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Betting on the Olympics?

Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

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SPRING TRAINING: Brew Crew keeps K-Rod, bad break for Toronto

Some of the headlines coming out of spring training today, Friday, Feb. 27.

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Judge sides with Peterson

Adrian Peterson is a step closer to playing in the NFL again.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.