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Lethal Injection Drug Secrecy Put To Death

The House of Delegates deep-sixes a bill that would have provided secrecy for firms that make drugs for lethal-injection executions.

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Hannah Graham Would Have Turned 19 Wednesday

The late Hannah Graham's birthday is Wednesday.

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Mallek Announces Re-election Bid

White Hall District supervisor Ann Mallek has announced that she's running for another term.

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Hotel Planned Near Rio-29 Intersection

A developer wants to build a hotel on West Rio Road near the 29 North intersection.

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Habitat For Humanity Has Ambitious Plans

Our area's Habitat for Humanity has ambitious plans for the Southwood trailer park.

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Environmentalists Uneasy About Big Contributions

Environment Virginia is unhappy about the political clout of chemical firms.

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Dominion Sets Electricity Use Record

Dominion Virginia Power customers set their all-time record for using electricity last Friday.

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No Jail Time For Lynchburg Woman

A Lynchburg woman who ran an unlicensed day care center won't go to jail.

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State Hiring Game Wardens

If you need a job, the state is hiring up to three dozen game wardens.

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Praying At Public Meetings Rejected

A State Senate committee has rejcted a bill that would have allowed public prayers at government meetings.

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Albemarle Residents Sound Off On Budget

Albemarle residents had their first opportunity Monday to sound off on the County Executive's budget ideas.

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Conferees Agree On State Worker Pay Raise

House-Senate budget negotiators have agreed on a proposed salary increase for state employees.

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Dominion Checking Alternate Pipeline Routes

Some alternate routes have been drawn up for the proposed natural gas pipeline that would go through Nelson, Buckingham and Augusta.

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Bill Would Allow Unapproved Treatment

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would let cancer patients try any drug that's available.

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Gas Prices Keep Creeping Up

Virginia's gasoline prices continue their recent climb.

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Feds Investigate Complaint Against W&L

The federal government is investigating how Washington and Lee University handled a woman's sexual assault complaint.

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Morrissey To Get Seized Items

Embattled Delegate Joe Morrissey will be reunited with items from his law office.

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Nationwide To Close Lynchburg Call Center

Nationwide Insurance plans to close Lynchburg call center in 2016.

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State Wants Big Fine Against CSX

A state agency has proposed a six-figure fine against CSX

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Delta Flight Diverted To Richmond

A Delta Airlines flight bound for New York was safely diverted to Richmond.

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