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Push For Local Solar Power Underway

An effort called "Solarize Charlottesville" is underway.

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Homicide Suspect Gray Surrenders

Homicide suspect Avery Fernando Gray, Jr., has surrendered to a magistrate.

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Grand Jury Indicts Henrico Delegate Morrissey

A Richmond area grand jury has indicted Delegate Joe Morrissey (D- Henrico County).

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JMRL Libraries Have New Rules On Phones, Food

A new era has started for our region's public libraries.

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Relay Foods Gets Grant To Help With Headquarters Expansion

Governor McAuliffe came to Relay Foods Monday to highlight state support for the company's expansion.

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Three Regions To Have August 19th Special Elections

Special elections wil happen in August in Tidewater, Northern Virginia, and Southwest Virginia.

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Virginians React To Supreme Court Decision

Governor McAuliffe is among those reacting to a Monday ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Two Die After Being Struck By Train In Smyth County

Two people have died after they were struck by a train in the Chilhowie area of Smyth County.

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Liberty Student Becomes New Miss Virginia

A graduate student at Liberty University is the new Miss Virginia.

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Fire At Harris Teeter In Crozet

A fire early Monday morning damaged part of the Harris Teeter in Crozet.

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More Detours, Delays With McIntire-250 Bypass Interchange Project

Expect more detours and delays as the McIntire-250 Bypass interchange construction continues.

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Murder In Gordonsville – Suspect Arrested

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has charged a Gordonsville man with first-degree murder.

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Man Shot, Wounded In Culpeper

Culpeper Police have charged 31-year-old Christopher H. Jackson with malicious wounding.

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Augusta Supervisor Challenging Senator Hanger Next Year

Five-term State Senator Emmett Hanger will face a challenge for the GOP nomination in 2015.

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Virginia Organizing Protest Rally In House Speaker District

Virginia Organizing held a silent vigil in the district of House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell.

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Monticello Prepares For Independence Day Crowd

The estate of Thomas Jefferson is getting ready for another Fourth of July celebration.

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VDOT Will Shut Down Work Zones Beginning Thursday

VDOT will place many highway projects on pause beginning Thursday afternoon.

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Albemarle Officials Offer Advice For Dealing With Lightning

The Albemarle Fire Marshal's Office has advice regarding lightning storms.

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FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.