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I-64 Exit Ramp at Zion Crossroads to Close Monday Evening

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The Virginia Department of Transportation will close the Interstate 64 westbound exit ramp at Zion Crossroads (Exit 136) briefly Monday evening. More>>

Construction of Log Cabin at Montpelier Nearly Complete Video included

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A reconstruction of a log cabin built by volunteers at James Madison's Montpelier is nearing completion. More>>

VA Boasts Over 240 Farmers Markets

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Virginia is seeing an explosion of farmers markets. More>>

Tours Mark Virginia Cave Week April 20-26

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Virginia is offering a few walks on the wild side. More>>

Drivers Work to Maneuver Diverging Diamond Interchange Video included

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Construction crews completed the diverging diamond at I-64 in Zion Crossroads this week, and now it’s up to drivers to figure their way through the unusual figuration. More>>

2 Charged in Connection to Mailbox Break-Ins, Vandalisms in Orange

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Christopher Earl and Kimberle Hodsden have been charged in connection to a rash of mailbox break-ins in Orange County. More>>

VA Honors Former Orange County Rosenwald School

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Two former Rosenwald schools in Virginia are being recognized for their education of young black students. More>>

Dominion Plans New North Anna Seismic Risk Study

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Dominion Virginia Power's North Anna nuclear power plant will undergo a new seismic risk assessment. More>>

VSP Continues Investigation of Louisa County Plane Crash

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Virginia State Police is continuing its investigation into a plane crash in the 9000 block of Poindexter Road in Louisa County. More>>

Small Plane Crashes in Louisa County Field

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A pilot and passenger were taken to the hospital after a Cessna Stationair 6 crashed into a Louisa County field about 40 yards from a house Friday night, according to the Central Virginian. More>>

Overnight Closures at Zion Crossroads for Overhead Sign Installation

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Route 15 at Zion Crossroads will be closed to traffic for brief periods overnight Thursday and early Friday morning during the installation of overhead signs. More>>

Funeral Services Set for 10-year-old Killed in Orange

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Services for George Allen "Bubbie" Toombs will start at 3 at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. More>>

Vigil to Honor VDOT Workers Killed in Work Zones

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The Virginia Department of Transportation plans a vigil to honor workers who have been killed in work zone crashes. More>>

Bond Hearing Held for 2 Charged in Orange County Boy's Death Video included

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A bond hearing was held for the couple facing charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old Orange County boy. More>>

Orange County Sheriff Investigates Fatal Shooting of 10-Year-Old, 2 Charged Video included

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According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, two people are facing charges in connection with a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy dead Sunday night. More>>

3 or 4 Likely to be Charged in Louisa Sexting Investigation

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According to Maj. Donald Lowe of the Louisa County Sheriff's Office, three or four people are likely to be charged in a "sexting" investigation that spans six counties. More>>

VA Community Colleges Suspend Speech Policy

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The Virginia Community College System is abandoning a policy that was challenged by a student who was barred from preaching on a Hampton campus. More>>

Slideshow: St. Patrick's Day Snow

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NBC29 viewer photos of the St. Patrick's Day Snow. More>>

Verizon Spends $711M on VA Telecom Upgrades in '13

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Verizon says it spent more than $711 million on telecommunications and information technology improvements in Virginia in 2013. More>>

Diverging Diamond Interchange at Zion Crossroads Opens Friday

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A major traffic change is happening Friday for drivers in Zion Crossroads at the intersection of Interstate 64 and Route 15. More>>

VSP: 2 Deaths, Thousands of Accidents Attributed to Winter Storm

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Virginia State Police are attributing two deaths to a winter storm that left many roads treacherous and troopers busy responding to hundreds of crashes. More>>

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