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Councilors Okay 2016 Wish List

City councilors have signed off on a wish list for the 2016 General Assembly

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Charter School Bill Returns

Delegate Rob Bell has re-introduced his bill to put a charter school issue on the ballot.

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October Capped Banner Year For Ports

New figures show October was a banner month for Virginia's ports.


New Figures Demonstrate Navy’s Impact

There are new figures on the impact of the U.S. Navy on the Tidewater region's economy.

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More Water Possible In Sugar Hollow

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority might adopt a different strategy for the Sugar Hollow Reservoir during 2016.

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Water Alert Ends In Culpeper

A health alert has ended for some Culpeper residents who no longer have to boil their drinking water.

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GOP Picks Leaders For 2016, 2017

GOP Delegates have chosen their leaders for 2016 and '17.

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Democrats Reelect Toscano As Leader

House of Delegates Democrats have chosen David Toscano for another two-year term as the Minority Leader.

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Louisa Man Charged With Stabbing

A Louisa County man has been charged with stabbing another man in the Town of Orange.

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Man Charged With Thefts From 6 Counties

The Buckingham County Sheriff says a Front Royal man has been charged with thefts from six counties south of the James River.

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Borches, Malloy Picked For State Board

Governor McAuliffe names two people with local ties to the Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Board.

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Colonial Downs Challenges New Law

Colonial Downs is challenging Virginia's new law that affects who controls the racing at a track in New Kent County.


Salvation Army Begins Kettle Drive

Our area's Salvation Army has kicked off its annual red kettle drive.

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UVA Falls 38-31 In Louisville

The University of Virginia football program has lost its final road game of 2015, a 38-31 setback in Louisville, Kentucky.

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UVA Checks On Students In France

UVA and other Virginia colleges and universities are checking on students who are spending their fall semester in or around Paris.

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Civil Rights Groups Call For Probe

Prominent civil rights groups are demanding a federal investigation of a 2013 incident in Halifax County that involved the South Boston Police.

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Teens Report Assaults In Spotsylvania

Two teenaged boys have told the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office they were hazed and assaulted by a football player in a locker room.

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Supreme Court Will Review 2012 Map

The U.S. Supreme Court will review a 2012 congressional map that's been rejected by lower courts.

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#6 UVA Men’s Basketball Gets Win

The #6 UVA Men's Basketball team opened up its 2015-'16 season with an 86-48 victory over visiting Morgan State.

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Toscano Wants To Stay Minority Leader

David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) wants to stay on as House of Delegates Minority Leader.

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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.