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City Council To Vote On Lee-Jackson Day

City Councilors are expecting a Monday night vote on the fate of Lee-Jackson Day.

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Winter Session Of General Assembly Ends Early

The winter session of the 2015 General Assembly finished a day early.

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County Mulls Scaled Back Capital Program

Albemarle school officials hope a capital improvements program won't get reduced as much as the County Executive wants.

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Sexual Assault Bill Passes Unanimously

The bill deals with both reporting assaults and providing victim aid.

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General Assembly Passes Child Predator Bills

The measure targets crimes involving child pornography, child exploitation, and human trafficking.

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Last Day For Albemarle Schools Set

June 9th is the last day of classes this year in the Albemarle schools.

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Albemarle School Funding Gap At $880,000

The Albemarle School Board has closed the funding gap without increasing the average class size.

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Budget Approved With State Worker Raise

State workers will get a pay raise if Governor McAuliffe signs a budget approved by the General Assembly.

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Warner Wants Updated Assault Measure

Virginia's senior U.S. Senator wants colleges and universities to take an active role in preventing sexual assaults.

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Governor Signs Bill Dealing With Epilepsy

Governor McAuliffe has signed a bill designed to help people with epilepsy.

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Northam To Run For Governor

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam expects to run for Governor in 2017.

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McAuliffe Signs Bill Involving Electric Rates

Governor McAuliffe has signed a bill focusing on rates for Dominion Virginia Power and Appalachian Power.

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Lethal Injection Drug Secrecy Put To Death

The House of Delegates deep-sixes a bill that would have provided secrecy for firms that make drugs for lethal-injection executions.

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Praying At Public Meetings Rejected

A State Senate committee has rejcted a bill that would have allowed public prayers at government meetings.

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Albemarle Residents Sound Off On Budget

Albemarle residents had their first opportunity Monday to sound off on the County Executive's budget ideas.

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Conferees Agree On State Worker Pay Raise

House-Senate budget negotiators have agreed on a proposed salary increase for state employees.

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Bill Would Allow Unapproved Treatment

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would let cancer patients try any drug that's available.

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Morrissey To Get Seized Items

Embattled Delegate Joe Morrissey will be reunited with items from his law office.

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Both Chambers Approve Horse Racing Bill

Both chambers of the General Assembly have approved a bill dealing with Virginia horse racing.

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Two Toscano Bills Expected To Be Signed

Local Delegate David Toscano expects two of his bills will get signed by Governor McAuliffe.

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Virginia Wins Second Strait ACC Regular Season Title

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Virginia wins the ACC regular season crown for the second year in a row.

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Kentucky tops AP college basketball poll

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The latest Associated Press college basketball poll is out.

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Deadline day for NFL, NHL

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This is the last day NFL teams can designate franchise players and the NHL trade deadline is looming.