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Governor Makes Picks For State Boards

Governor McAuliffe names area residents to Virginia boards and commissions.

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McDonnell Wants Full Appeals Court Review

Bob McDonnell wants the full U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear his case after a panel of that same court upheld the convictions against him.

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Area Planners Focus on Road Projects

Area transportation planners look at future road projects with possible statewide importance.

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Virginia Schools Earn Accolades

U.S. Department of Education gives Virginia's public schools their highest overall rating.

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Gay Rights Group Wants Changes in Schools

The leader of a gay and lesbian group urges the Charlottesville School Board to make some changes.

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Woman Wants To Ban Item On Applications

A local woman is urging the Albemarle Supervisors to delete a box on many job application forms that deal with prior convictions.

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New Interest In Another Potomac Crossing

VDOT voices interest in another crossing of the Potomac River

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Judges Will Hear Maureen McDonnell Appeal

A panel of judges will hear Maureen McDonnell's appeal of her conviction in late October.

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McAuliffe Has Fresh Fight With GOP

Governor McAuliffe and the Republicans in the House of Delegates don't see eye-to-eye when it comes to Planned Parenthood.

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Kaine Helps Senate Pass New Education Bill

Virginia's Tim Kaine helps the U.S. Senate to pass a new version of No Child Left Behind.

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New Advisory Panel Begins Its Work

A new citizen advisory panel gets down to work.

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Onetime Candidate Denounces LGBT Policy

A past candidate for Lieutenant Governor is upset about a new Pentagon policy on transgender people.

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Northam Has New Fundraising Totals

Lieutenant Goverrnor Ralph Northam has new fundraising totals for his possible bid for the Governor's Mansion.

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Former City Mayor Will Help Review Parole

A former Charlottesville Mayor will help to review Virginia's parole system.

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Governor Wants Special Session In August

Governor McAuliffe wants Virginia's delegates and state senators to come back next month for a special session.

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State Ends Fiscal Year With Surplus

The state government has ended the fiscal year with a big budget surplus.

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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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Effort To Rename Jefferson Davis Highway

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

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Appeals Court Upholds McDonnell Verdicts

A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions against former governor Bob McDonnell.

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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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Home Sales Improved During Spring Quarter

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New figures show improved home sales for the April through June quarter.

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Library Trustees Get Report On NOW Display

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The trustees of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library have received a report on a controversial display that appeared at the Central Branch

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Tom Cruise takes on Jimmy Fallon in latest lip-sync battle

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The Weeknd, the Righteous Brothers, and Meat Loaf are among the artists to get reinterpreted in this battle between "The Tonight Show" host and the "Mission Impossible" star.

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Early Jamestown Settlers’ Remains Found

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Archaeologists have found the remains of four of the earliest leaders at Jamestown.

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Partial Skull Found In Amherst County

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Authorities are trying to identify a partial skull that was found along the James River in Amherst County.