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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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City Schools Budget Taking Shape

The Charlottesville School Board is in the midst of creating a new budget.

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UVA Greek Houses Sign New Fraternal Organization Agreement

Kappa Alpha Order and Alpha Tau Omega National Fraternities “are now exploring the right to pursue any legal remedies” in light of citing ”coercion, duress (and) other wrongdoing.”

Weapon Found At Buckingham H.S.

Three juveniles apprehended after all-day lockdown.

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GOP Chairman Wants Senate To Investigate Warner

The chairman of the Virginia Republican Party says the U.S. Senate should investigate whether Democrat Mark Warner crossed the line…

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Staunton Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

A Staunton woman has pleaded guilty to wire fraud in connection with misusing a client's money in her role as a financial advisor.

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One Killed In Louisa County Crash

A 23-year-old man from Mineral was killed Thursday night in an accident in Louisa County.

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AAA Releases Diamond Award Winners

AAA has released its annual list of Diamond Award winners.

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Bill Bans In-State Tuition For Undocumented Immigrants

A state senate panel has voted to prohibit in-state tuition rates for undocumented immigrants.

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Early Start To Regional State Senate Race

The two rivals in a state senate race are getting an early start.

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Temporary Corner Police Substation Opens

There's a new police substation on University Avenue that serves the Corner.

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Ireland-Based Firm Moves To Albemarle

A company is moving a divisional headquarters to Albemarle County.

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More Nelson Landowners Sued Over Pipeline

More Nelson County landowners who have refused to allow Dominion on their property are getting sued.

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McAuliffe Outlines State Of The Commonwealth

Governor McAuliffe has outlined this year's State of the Commonwealth.

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Money Siphoned From Saslaw Campaign Account

Senator Richard Saslaw (D- Annandale) says he's been told someone siphoned money from his campaign account.

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Expanding Hate Crime Language Killed In Senate Committee

Legislation that deals with sexual orientation dies in a State Senate committee.

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Local Firm Gets Best Buy Ramp Contract

The Commonwealth Transportation Board says a local firm should do the Best Buy ramp.

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