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New Mosquito-Borne Illness Hits Virginia

New Mosquito-Borne Illness Hits Virginia

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Mosquitos have brought a new illness to the Old Dominion. Chikungunya has infected six Virginians believed to have acquired it in the Caribbean or somewhere else outside the U.S. Symptoms include pain and aching in the joints, high fever and sometimes headaches, and recovery can take weeks or even months. The state health department says youd should take extra precaution such as getting rid of standing water, applying repellent and wearing long sleeves.

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Today in entertainment history: July 6

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A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Drowning Victim Found In Lake Anna

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The body of a 19-year-old drowning victim from Fairfax County has been discovered in Lake Anna in Louisa County.

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Council Will Vote To Restore Swimming Hours

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City Councilors will vote to restore early Saturday morning swimming time.

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Bronze Star Winner From Madison Has Died

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A World War Two veteran who won a Bronze Star has died at age 90 in his Madison County home.

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Some Virginians Rally For Confederate Flags

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There were rallies supporting Confederate flags over the weekend in two Virginia localities.