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Pot Bill Goes Up In Smoke

Bill would've made the maximum penalty for marijuana possession a $100 fine.

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Bomb Threat Evacuates Monticello High

Students were bused to Cale Elementary as police investigated.

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Odor Control At Moores Creek Sewage Plant

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority gets a new odor control plan.

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Robbery At Beaverdam Market In Fluvanna

The Fluvanna Sheriff's Office is investigating a strong-arm robbery at the Beaverdam Market on Route 250.

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Statewide Jobless Rate Drops To 4.8%

The statewide unemployment figure dropped to 4.8% in December.

House Panel Rejects Minimum Wage Hike

A bill that would've raised the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 an hour over the course of two years dies in committee.

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Charlottesville Among Fastest Growing Localities

Charlottesville is one of the state's 25 fastest-growing localities.

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County Principals Discuss Importance Of Class Size

Principals tell Albemarle Superintendent and School Board about the importance of class sizes.

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Bill Protecting Gays In Workplace Advances

A State Senate committee approves legislation protecting gays in the workplace.

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Help Save Next Girl Group Sells T-Shirts

The Help Save the Next Girl organization sells t-shirts to promote safety for women.

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Sidewalk Projects Go On Display

You can check out some sidewalk projects Wednesday at Jack Jouett Middle School.

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Senate Panel Rejects Gun Control Proposal

A committee of the State Senate has rejected gun control measures.

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City Police Charge Four With Fraud

Four suspects have been charged with fraud in what Charlottesville Police say was a scheme to rip off the elderly.

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Higher Entrance Fees At Shenandoah National Park

It could cost more to get into Shenandoah National Park.

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Bill Dealing With Campus Sexual Assaults Advances

A bill that deals with campus sexual assaults remains alive in Richmond.

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UVA Men Edge Virginia Tech 50-47

Despite a rough outing offensively, Virginia guts out another win.

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Wahoo Women Lose to Georgia Tech, 68-62

The Virginia women's basketball team fell 68-62 to Georgia Tech on Sunday afternoon.

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Virginia March For Justice At State Capitol

Community activists, including Charlottesville area residents, mobilized for Virginia March For Justice.

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More Pledges At UVA Fraternities, Sororities

University of Virginia Greek houses have more students pledging them this semester.

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Virginia Republicans Pick New Chair

Virginia's Republican Party has chosen a new leader.

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Duke Ends The Streak, Defeating Virginia 69-63

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Three point shooting down the stretch pushes Duke past Virginia.

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Super Bowl: From humble beginnings to king of sports

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From modest beginnings of cheap tickets and empty seats to $4.5 million for a 30-second TV ad, the Super Bowl is the undisputed king of U.S. sporting events.

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Feds seize $19.5M in counterfeit items ahead of Super Bowl

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More than 325,000 counterfeit jerseys and Super Bowl-related merchandise were seized by the NFL and law enforcement.