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Hurt Says Congress Needs To Secure U.S. Borders

Fifth District U.S. Representative Robert Hurt (R- Chatham) says Congress needs to secure U.S. borders.

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Bridgewater Minister Faces Child Sex Charges

A youth pastor in the Bridgewater area is facing felony child sex charges.

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Opposition To Counties’ Interest In Equal Taxing Powers

A past leader of the local tea party hopes Albemarle won't pursue equal taxing powers for counties and cities.

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Richmond Grocery Store Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

The owners of a Richmond grocery store must shell out $10,000 to settle a sex-discrimination lawsuit.

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Norfolk-Based Ship With Troubled Past Heads For Middle East

A Norfolk-based naval vessel with a troubled past is heading for the Middle East.

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Altria Group Fights FDA Proposal Regarding Cigars

A Richmond-based tobacco giant is fighting a Food and Drug Administration proposal dealing with cigars.

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Radford President Will Occupy 19th-Century Home

The Radford University President will occupy a home built by a onetime Virginia Governor.

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Culpeper-Based Worker Killed In Northern Virginia Accident

A man working for a Culpeper hauling firm was killed recently in an accident in Arlington.

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Wasp Damages White Oak Trees In Region

The breeding cycle of a certain type of wasp is damaging white oak trees in a part of our region.

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Trying To Finish City School Renovation

Charlottesville school officials have been renovating many buildings, and they hope to finish before August 20th.

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Counties Want Taxing Power Equal To Cities’

County Supervisors voice interest in adding taxation-related requests to the next General Assembly.

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Third Death From Eastern Shore Tornado

There's been a third death from a July tornado in Northampton County.

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Virginia Lawmakers Split On Lawsuit Against President

Virginia's congressional delegation has a sharp partisan split over a resolution that supports suing the President.

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UVA Benefactor Ruth Caplin Dies

Longtime UVA benefactor Ruth Sacks Caplin has died, making her husband Mortimer Caplin a widower.

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Divers Find Body Of Vinton Man In Smith Mountain Lake

The body of a man who had been missing since late July has been discovered in Smith Mountain Lake.

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Three Virginia Counties Become Eligible For SBA Loans

Three Virginia counties become eligible for Small Business Administration loans.

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Petersburg’s Rosalyn Dance Wins Democrats’ Senate Primary

Delegate Rosalyn Dance (D- Petersburg) has won a Democratic primary for a vacant State Senate seat.

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Rockingham Teachers Become Virginia Finalists For National Award

Two Rockingham County teachers are Virginia finalists for a national award.

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Mission To Convert Old Jail Into Local Museum

The historical society has permission to raise money to convert the old jail near Court Square into a local museum.

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Sierra Club Wants City To Abandon Traditional Pesticides

Local Sierra Club members amplify their demands to eliminate traditional pesticides.

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ISIS beheads American Steven Sotloff

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The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

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