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Virginia Executes Convicted Killer

Virginia has executed a death-row inmate for the first time since January 2013.

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Columbia Gas Customers Will Pay Less

Columbia Gas of Virginia says its customers will see their bills decrease by 5%, and will get a refund this fall.

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Woman Gets Spiked Drink At Bar

City Police say a 21-year-old woman was a victim of drink-tampering.

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Spotsylvania Pumpkin Wins Prize

A huge pumpkin from Spotsylvania County wins the top prize from the State Fair.


Forecast Postpones High School Football

High school football games have been affected by the expected heavy rain.

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Governor Declares State Of Emergency

Governor McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency due to recent flooding and the upcoming arrival of Hurricane Joaquin.

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Right Lane Closed On 250 Bypass Segment

The right lane has been closed on the westbound stretch of the 250 Bypass from Emmet Street to Barracks Road.

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Pipeline Surveying

A federal judge has ruled in favor of Dominion in a lawsuit challenging the natural gas pipeline survey.

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Trial Date Set In Morgan Harrington Case

It was a motions hearing in the Hannah Graham case and a status hearing in the Morgan Harrington case Wednesday afternoon, with Jesse Matthew slated to go on trial for the murder of Morgan Harrington October 24th, 2016.

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Local Jobless Rate Drops

There was a decline in the local unemployment rate between July and August.

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No Huguely Civil Suit Until 2017

The civil case against the UVA lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend won't be heard until March of next year.

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Fire Destroys Old Mineral Elementary School

The former Mineral Elementary School was destroyed by fire Tuesday night.


Man Convicted Of Smuggling Cigarettes

A New York man has been convicted of smuggling cigarettes after a traffic stop in Louisa County.

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Woman Rescued From High Water

A woman was rescued Tuesday night after her car became flooded when she tried to drive through high water.

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County Residents React To Redistricting

Parents and students sound off about potential re-districting plans affecting Albemarle High School and Greer Elementary School.

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Potholes Close Rio/29 Turn Lane

Heavy rain led to potholes in Rio Road's right turn lane onto Route 29.


Virginia Wines Set New Sales Record

Wine sales increased almost 2% for a new high; cider sales also showed tremendous growth.

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Virginia Film Festival Announces Lineup

This year's Virginia Film Festival will include Meg Ryan, Oliver Stone and Leonard Maltin.

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Ex-Girlfriend: Matthew Raped As Child

An ex-girlfriend of the man accused of killing Hannah Graham and Morgan Harrington says he was sexually abused as a child.

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Abortion Rights Backers Rally At Clinic

More than a dozen braved the weather to wave signs and show their support.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 13


A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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New Poll Shows Clinton, Trump Ahead

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A statewide survey shows Hillary Clinton is the Democrats' choice for 2016, and Donald Trump fares best among Republicans.

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Board Hopeful Expects Budget Crunch

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A candidate in a school board special election expects tough choices in the next budget cycle.

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Johnny Depp has no interest in an Oscar


The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star is hotly tipped to be a contender at the next Academy Awards after receiving critical acclaim for his role as notorious gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger in "Black Mass."

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Another Honor For Teresa Sullivan

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UVA President Teresa Sullivan has been inducted as a new member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.