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Conservatives push for nearly unthinkable death penalty ban

The push from the political advocacy group Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty and lawmakers in places such as Nebraska would have been unthinkable a few years ago when it would have been conservative heresy to end capital punishment, a program seen as bedrock issue of the law-and-order policies embraced by the party.

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FCC advances privacy proposal for U.S. internet users

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday advanced a proposal to ensure the privacy of broadband Internet users by barring providers from collecting user data without consent.

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U.S., Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over ‘provocations’

U.S. President Barack Obama joined South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, vowing to ramp up pressure on North Korea in response to its recent nuclear and missile tests.

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Republicans alarmed at talk U.S. may ease Iran trade

U.S. Republican lawmakers voiced deep concern on Thursday about reports that the Obama administration might allow Iran to use the dollar in some business transactions, although no such plans have been announced.

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3 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Pedestrian Struck On McIntire Road

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A male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Sunday morning, and he's in critical condition at the UVA Medical Center.

4 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Police Investigate Robbery Behind Corner

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City Police are investigating a Saturday morning robbery in a parking lot behind the UVA Corner business district.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

10 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Cuccinelli Won’t Run In 2017

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Former State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has told fellow Republicans he will not run for governor in 2017.

10 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Cruz Prevails In GOP Delegate Count

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Ted Cruz won most of the Republican at-large delegates that were chosen at the Virginia GOP Convention at James Madison University.