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Family, Friends Honor Bonnie Santiago

Family and friends of Bonnie Santiago honor her at a Staunton event.

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Area Republicans Prepare For Fall Campaign

Republican activists had two weekend events that are warmups for the general election campaign.

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Webb Says Both Parties Ignore Some Voters

Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb (D- Falls Church) brought his presidential campaign to Fox News Sunday.

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Dittmar Welcomes Extra Patrols Of James

Albemarle Supervisors Chairwoman Jane Dittmar welcomes enhanced patrols of the James River.

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Effort To Rename Jefferson Davis Highway

Petitions are circulating asking Virginia officials to drop the name Jefferson Davis Highway.

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Toppled Tree Kills Driver In Hanover

A tree that fell Saturday in Hanover County has killed a woman and injured another driver.

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Confederate Flag Support In Greene

Some Greene County residents have mobilized in support of Confederate flags.

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Virginia Park Has Natural Lighting

Virginia now has an International Dark Sky Park.

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Two Men Die After Being Hit By Train

Two Richmond men have died after they were struck by a train.

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Narcotics Detectives Arrest Albemarle Man

Narcotics detectives have arrested a resident of Cool Spring Road in Albemarle County.

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Pam Moran Gets Pay Raise in October

Albemarle School Superintendent Pam Moran will get a pay raise in October.

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Albemarle School Board Considers Projects

The Albemarle School Board is mulling over $123 million in possible capital projects.

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Local Appointments To Parole Review Panel

Governor McAuliffe included local figures on his Commission on Parole Review.

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Mark Warner Wants Agency Chief Out

U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-Alexandria) wants the director of the Office Of Personnel Management to resign now.

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Miss Nelson Dies Following Accident

A teenager crowned Miss Nelson County in March has died following an accident last month.

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Webb Shares Views On Campaign Finance

Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb (D-Falls Church) brought his campaign for President to the CBS This Morning program.

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Split Vote On Virginia Organizing Resolution

Albemarle Supervisors vote 5-1 for a resolution praising Virginia Organizing.

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Retrial In Quick Case Moved To Roanoke

A federal judge has determined a re-trial for the defendants in the Kevin Quick case will take place in Roanoke.

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Suspects Sought In Jewelry Theft

City Police are looking for two suspects in thefts from jewelry stores.

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Gilmore To Launch White House Bid Soon

Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore plans to launch a presidential bid in early August.

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