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Statewide Burning Ban Before 4 P.M. Begins Sunday

Virginia's annual prohibition on burning debris before 4 p.m. will begin Sunday.

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Matthew Charged With Killing Hannah Graham

Jesse Matthew has been charged with first-degree murder and abduction in Albemarle County in connection with the death of UVA student Hannah Graham.

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Charlottesville Appoints New Registrar

Rosanna Bencoach replaces Sheri Iachetta, who resigned after fifteen years thanks to criminal charges for misuse of a city cell phone.

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General Assembly OKs Marijuana Oils To Treat Epilepsy

Passage marks the state’s first-ever effective medical marijuana measure.

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Stricter Ethics Laws Approved

Lawmakers would be guided by stricter ethics laws under a measure approved by the General Assembly.

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Bill To Continue Lethal Injection Advances

The State Senate has approved a measure that maintains lethal injection as a form of capital punishment.

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House Approves Personal Property Tax-Related Bill

The House of Delegates has approved legislation dealing with personal property tax payments.

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Rio-29 Interchange Amendment NOT In House Budget

An amendment that called for more study of the proposed Rio-29 interchange is NOT included in the House version of the state budget.

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House Approves Bill To Purge Voter Rolls

The House of Delegates has approved a bill that deals with people who cam't serve as jurors.

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City School Board Adopts New Calendar

The Charlottesville School Board has an approved calendar for the 2015-'16 academic year.

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New Martha Jefferson President Shares Goals

The new President of Martha Jefferson Hospital has outlined his goals for the Pantops facility.

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Regular Visitation Resumes At UVA Medical Center

Due to a drop in flu cases, regular visitation has resumed at the UVA Medical Center and the UVA Children’s Hospital.

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House, Senate Offer Higher State Worker Pay

The House of Delegates and State Senate unveil rival versions of a budget including higher pay for state employees.

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Powerball Jackpot Up To $450 Million

The jackpot for the next Powerball game will be worth $450 million.

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Nelson Man Killed In Miller School Road Crash

A male driver was killed after his truck hit a tree Saturday night on Miller School Road.

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Attic Fires Damage Covesville, Ivy Homes

Attic fires damaged homes Saturday in the Covesville and Ivy areas of Albemarle County.

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Tolbert Ends Run As City Department Head

Jim Tolbert has ended his 15-year stint as a Charlottesville department head.

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UVA Men Defeat Louisville 52-47

Virginia wins again, 52-47 over Louisville.

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State Senate Approves Bill Dealing With Utilities

The State Senate has approved legislation involving oversight of Virginia utilities.

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Matthew Granted Trial Delay

A judge has granted a request from defense attorneys to delay the Fairfax trial of Jesse Matthew.

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