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Annual Tax Free Holiday Begins Friday

Virginia will begin its annual sales-tax holiday on Friday.

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UVA Releases New Demographic Profiles Of Virginia

The Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia releases new demographic profiles.

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Appeals Court Judges Say Ban On Same Sex Marriages Should Go

A three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals wants to end Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages.

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Overnight Bridge Repair On I-64 At Route 29 Interchange

There will be overnight bridge repair this week on the eastbound side of Interstate-64 at the Route 29 intersection.

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Charlottesville Radio Group Stations Do Well In Progress Readers Poll

WCNR and WINA fare well in the 2014 Daily Progress Readers Choice Poll.

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First Warner-Gillespie Debate Takes Place Before Virginia Bar Association

Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie have had the first debate of the 2014 U.S. Senate campaign.

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UVA Study: Demand Outweighs Supply Of Mental Health Services

A study by a UVA economics professor shows many in our region are not receiving the mental health services they need.

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Judge Upholds Jury Sentence For Randy Taylor

A Nelson County judge has told Randy Allen Taylor he must spend two life terms in prison.

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Albemarle Prosecutor Elaborates On Weiner Case

The Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney has highlighted additional details of the Mark Weiner case.

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Governor Orders State Agencies To Contract More With Certain Firms

Governor McAuliffe wants state agencies to do more business with firms headed by minorities and women.

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Researchers Examine Who Benefits From Higher Minumum Wage

UVA's Weldon Cooper Center has researched who would benefit if the minimum wage reaches $10.10 per hour.

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Judge Delays Sentencing For Mark Weiner

An Albemarle judge has delayed the sentencing for Mark Lawrence Weiner.

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Sierra Club Wants Pesticide Ban In City Parks

Our region's Sierra Club wants city officials to stop using pesticides in parks and other places.

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NC Firm To Explore Alternative Sewer Line Routes

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority wants a N.C. company to find an alternative local sewer line route.

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Police Search For Clock Thief

City Police are trying to catch whoever swiped a giant clock from a store.

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Charlottesville Named Happiest City In America

Yet another honorable designation for our area, this time in a study by Harvard University.

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Cuccinelli’s 2014 Goal Involves Electing Conservative U.S. Senators

Former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli wants to elect more conservatives to the U.S. Senate.

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Totals In For RAM Clinic

The annual Remote Area Medical Clinic treated over 2500 patients this year in southwestern Virginia.

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Councilors Vote 4-1 For Enhanced Bridge Linking Belmont To Downtown

City councilors have made their choice regarding a Belmont Bridge replacement.

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Virginia Firefighters Take Off For Oregon

Nearly two dozen Virginia firefighters have headed to the West Coast.

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Soundgarden fan sends death threats to Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs at Rock on the Range on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

An obsessed fan of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has been arrested and charged with sending death threats to the rocker and his family.

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Arcade Fire confused by fans’ love for free downloads

Win Butler and Reed Parry of Arcade Fire perform at the 2014 Big Day Out Festival.

Arcade Fire are baffled by the avalanche of online file-sharing because fans will regularly buy expensive coffee but expect to get records for free.

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Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan

A Palestinian firefighter reacts as he tries to put out a fire at Gaza's main power plant, which witnesses said was hit in Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip July 29, 2014.

Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.