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VSP Investigating Barboursville Minivan Crash
Several people are being treated for injuries after a roll over crash in Orange County, near Barboursville, Monday morning.
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Teachers Getting Ready for Start of School in Fluvanna County
Summer vacation is almost over in Fluvanna County. Educators and staff all came together Monday morning for the annual convocation to kick off the school year at FCHS.
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Texas attorney general charged with fraud
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been booked at a Dallas-area jail on felony charges alleging that he misled investors before becoming the state's top lawyer.
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UVA's Stem Cell Transplant Program Earns International Accreditation
The Stem Cell Transplant Program at the UVA Cancer Center has received international accreditation for its use of stem cells and bone marrow to treat patients with blood cancers.
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Republicans Reject Governor's Pick for VA Supreme Court
Leaders of the GOP-controlled General Assembly say they are rejecting Democratic Gov. McAuliffe's pick for the Virginia Supreme Court in favor of a their own selection.
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Voting Begins for Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts
Public voting is under way to choose the 2015 Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts.  The nominated artifacts include a Staunton WWII camera collection and a bark painting at UVA.
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A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a criminal courthouse in Mississippi on Monday morning, the sheriff said.
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Two Charlottesville Teens Charged After Road Rage Incident
Charlottesville Police now confirm the car accident that happened Saturday morning on Hillsdale Drive is related to the shots fired call on McIntire Road in the City.
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Republicans reject McAuliffe's pick for state Supreme Court
RICHMOND — Leaders of the Republican-controlled General Assembly say they are rejecting Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's pick for the Virginia Supreme Court in favor of their own selection.
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ASHBURN — Rescuers are searching for a worker missing after a silo collapsed and spilled tons of debris at a Loudoun County quarry.
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Alpha Natural files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
BRISTOL — Alpha Natural Resources is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the fourth big coal producer to do so within the last two years.
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Which type of Tactical Urbanism would you like to see locally?
Cities around the world have tried out low-cost, temporary, community-based projects to improve local neighborhoods and gathering places....
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UVa part of research that helps ID women at risk of postpartum depression
Researchers believe they may have found the key to identifying women most at risk for postpartum depression.
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Transition movement strives to reduce energy use, bring neighbors together
On a recent warm evening, nearly 30 people gathered in the parlor of the 1870 farmhouse at Ecovillage...
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Carp, water grass the subject of debate
Lurking below the water of some of Charlottesville-Albemarle’s lakes and reservoirs are grass carp that have made quick...
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Timbercreek Market first tenant to open in Coca-Cola building
Sara Miller’s search for a retail space for her family farm did not last long when it began...
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Agnor-Hurt Elementary to mix grades with multiage classrooms
Students who attend Agnor-Hurt Elementary School next month will not only walk into a newly renovated building, some...
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Local schools reimagining student discipline model
The Charlottesville and Albemarle County school divisions are progressing in an ongoing effort to cut rates of out-of-school...
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