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Tentative ID Of Hit-And-Run Victim On Rt. 29 In Greene

State police are still awaiting official word from the Medical Examiner.

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Herring Promotes Legislation Addressing Heroin Use

Attorney General Mark Herring promotes bills that are designed to reduce heroin use.

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Recommended Sentence For Maureen McDonnell

A federal agency has a recommendation for a prison sentence for Maureen McDonnell.

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Bill To Amend Personal Property Tax Procedure

The Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to amend a procedure dealing with the personal property tax.

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Bill On Tuition Rates Derailed

Legislation prohibiting in-state tuition rates for undocumented students gets derailed in Richmond.

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Lawmaker Wants Higher Threshold For Reckless Driving

Delegate Jeff Campbell (R- Saltville) wants Virginia to raise the threshold for reckless driving.

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Dominion Shrinks List of Landowners Being Sued

Dominion has shortened its list of landowners who are facing legal action.

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Governor Recuperates From Recent Accident

Governor McAuliffe had an overnight hospital stay following rib-breaking injury in Africa.

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House Panel Endorses Proposed Cap On Athletic Fees

Legislation that would cap increases in athletic fees has advanced in Richmond.

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Democrats, Republicans Offer Dueling Agendas For 2015

The Democratic and Republican caucuses in the General Assembly showcase competing agendas.

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Summer School Tuition Will Cost More At JMU

James Madison University will charge more to attend its summer school.

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Sullivan Wants Academics In Athletics Review

President Sullivan is setting up a task force to look into the education that a UVA athlete receives.

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Area Residents Celebrate King Holiday

Area residents celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

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Call For City To Drop Lee-Jackson Day

A resident of the Rose Hill neighborhood urges City Councilors to drop Lee-Jackson Day.

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Fire Damages Garage In North Garden

A fire has damaged a garage in Albemarle County

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McAuliffe Revamps Virginia Board Of Elections

Governor McAuliffe has decided to make big personnel changes on the State Board of Elections

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Veteran Lawmaker Still Wants Casino Gambling

State Senator Louise Lucas (D- Portsmouth) will make another attempt to get casino gambling in Virginia.

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New Scholarship Honors Preston Coiner

There's a new local scholarship that honors the late Preston Coiner.

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School Boards Unhappy With State Funding Level

Area school boards are letting the General Assembly know they are tired of dwindling allocations.

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UVA Paying For Reviews Of Rolling Stone Response

The University of Virginia will pay for reviews of its response to the mid-November furor over a Rolling Stone article.

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