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Former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder

Wilder pens political memoir, traces historic journey

Douglas Wilder made history in 1989, when the grandson of slaves was elected Governor of Virginia. Now 84, Wilder has written a book about his life, tracing the journey from his childhood in segregated Richmond to the Governor's Office.

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Former candidate for Nelson County sheriff charged with election fraud

One of the candidates who ran for Nelson County Sheriff has been formally charged with election fraud.

U.S. military helicopter crashes in South Korea, killing two

A local police officer said the AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed Monday on a road in Wonju, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) east of Seoul. Wonju is a sister city of Roanoke

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Roy C. Kinsey Jr., one of creators of Mill Mountain Star, dies at 98

According to family, Roy C. Kinsey Jr. passed away Monday, which was the 66th birthday of the Mill Mountain Star.

Virginia State Police to heighten patrols during the long holiday weekend

Starting Wednesday, Virginia State Police will be out in force as highway traffic swells for the start of the long Thanksgiving holiday.

Better Business Bureau gives Black Friday shopping tips

We have some tips to make your shopping adventure a good one!

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Charlottesville police chief announces retirement

Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy J. Longo has announced his retirement.

SCC orders Dominion to refund $19.7M to Virginia customers

The State Corporation Commission ruled Monday that Dominion customers paid too much in 2013 and 2014. The commission reached that conclusion during its regular biennial review of Dominion's earnings.

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