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VDOT Has New Year’s Gift For Drivers

VDOT will end many lane closures during the New Year's travel period.

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Recent Death At Rural Jail Determined To Be Suicide

A state medical says a recent death at a rural jail was a suicide.

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Congressional Delegation Gets First Woman Member Since ’08

Virginia's 13-member congressional delegation will have its first woman since 2008 when the House convenes next week.

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Louisa Man Faces Charges Following Christmas Eve Incident

A Louisa County man has spent Christmas week in the regional jail after being charged with multiple felonies.

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Retired Local Police Officer Reacts To National Incidents

Retired Charlottesville policeman Mike Farruggio has reacted to incidents in other states.

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Sabato Reacts To Controversy Surrounding Louisiana Congressman

UVA political expert Larry Sabato has reacted to the current controversy surrounding a Louisiana congressman.

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Virginia Lottery Sells All Millionaire Raffle Tickets

The Virginia Lottery has sold all of this year's Millionaire Raffle tickets.

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Two Of Ex-Governor’s Kids Blame Family Problems On Mother

Two of Bob and Maureen McDonnell's daughters blame their family's problems on their mother.

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Area Residents Honor Child Killed During Recent Accident

Area residents honor a young girl who died following a collision in Albemarle County.

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Local Lawmakers Gear Up For General Assembly

Area lawmakers prepare for next month's session of the General Assembly.

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Opponents Offer Help With Pipeline Research, Information

The groups are targeting Nelson County officials with their offer.

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CARS Requests Help Reaching Goal

CARS is still looking for about half of their current $300,000 fund raising goal.

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In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

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