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May 31, 2018 - 6:58 am
Charlottesville, VA (wrva.com) - Three people are missing in flood waters in Albemarle and Madison Counties. Approximately seven to nine inches of rain fell in the area west and north of the city of Charlottesville overnight. Albemarle Schools have closed today because roads are impassible. Route...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 30, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) issued the following statement Wednesday after the House of Delegates voted to accept the Senate amendments to House Bills 5001 and 5002, passing the state budget. The budget bills will now go directly to Governor Ralph Northam for...
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May 30, 2018 - 1:15 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors say a former CIA case officer betrayed his country by giving a Chinese spy information about human assets and other top-secret information. But defense lawyers say their client is a loyal American who was merely stringing the Chinese along to try to get them to...
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(Dreamstime)
May 30, 2018 - 11:22 am
Henrico County, VA _ Henrico police have released the name of the pedestrian struck and killed over the weekend. On May 27, 2018 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Henrico Police and Fire responded to Brook Road near Hilliard Road for a traffic crash involving a pedestrian. A vehicle traveling northbound...
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dreamstime
May 30, 2018 - 11:12 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A nonprofit that tracks pollution in America's largest estuary says the health of Chesapeake Bay is improving, but huge challenges remain. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has released a midpoint assessment of a federal plan to curb pollution flowing into the watershed by 2025...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 30, 2018 - 3:22 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers are set to end a budget stalemate and pass Medicaid expansion. Both chambers of the Republican-controlled General Assembly are scheduled to meet Wednesday to take up a state budget plan that expands the publicly funded health care program for the poor. About...
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dreamstime
May 29, 2018 - 3:57 pm
ORONO, Maine (AP) — A spud is born! The University of Maine says it's releasing a new type of gourmet potato. It's called the "Pinto Gold" and the university's potato breeding program leader describes it as a high-yielding, yellow-fleshed specialty variety. Gregory Porter, who leads the breeding...
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dreamstime
May 29, 2018 - 3:26 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Charlottesville, its former police chief and the former Virginia State Police superintendent over their response to a white nationalist rally that descended into violence. A Verona-based law firm sued after the Aug. 12...
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Newsradiio WRVA
May 29, 2018 - 1:27 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state comptroller's office says the nation's four most-populated states carry the highest total amount of credit card debt, with California leading the way followed by Texas, Florida and New York. Democratic Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says in a report released...
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May 29, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is putting limits on the ability of police to search vehicles when they do not have a search warrant. The court sided 8-1 Tuesday with a Virginia man who complained that police walked onto his driveway and pulled back a tarp...
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