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Burmese Man Becomes U.S. Citizen

As the rest of the country celebrates the birth of our nation on July 4th, people from all over the world will stand on the steps of Monticello and celebrate becoming us citizens. One local man will share the experience of their first Fourth of July as an citizen.

Dominion: 29 Landowners Change Their Minds After Lawsuit

Dominion says 29 landowners have changed their minds since the company took legal action - to allow Dominion to survey their land. Earlier this month, the company filed 22 lawsuits against residents for preventing Dominion from doing the surveys.

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Charlottesville 7-11 Robbed

Albemarle County police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the 7-11 on Woodbrook Drive.

Police say the suspect is a black female who entered the store Wednesday night around 8:00p.m., making off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Detective Mark Belew at 434-296-5858.

Truck Hits UVA Bridge

Another truck has crashed into the railroad bridge that goes over the Corner in downtown Charlottesville.

The crash occurred around 9 a.m. at the intersection of University Avenue and 14th Street when a moving truck tried to get under the bridge

Both the driver and passenger are uninjured, but the crash did close the road while crews worked to free the truck.

There are warning signs posted, but crashes like this are not uncommon.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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'Hoos Announce Promotion for Sanchez

Longtime Tony Bennett assistant Ron Sanchez has been promoted to associate head coach of the Virginia men's basketball team.

Barons' New Field Starting to Take Shape

As he walked up to the construction site where the old football field used to stand at the Blue Ridge School, Tim Thomas joked that he wasn't sure if he was in the right place.

Cavs Add Third O-Line Recruit This Week

The latest recruiting class for the Virginia football team has gotten bigger over the past few days -- literally and figuratively.

Championship Round Set at VGSA State Am

Maclain Huge and Mark Lawrence Jr. will square off in tomorrow's VSGA State Amateur Championship after both won their semifinal match play.

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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China says 6 killed, thousands of buildings collapse in mag-6.5 quake in far western region

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, killing six people and damaging or collapsing thousands of buildings, authorities said.

Palestinian Authority arrests 100 West Bank Hamas members in largest raid since 2007 split

Palestinian Authority forces arrested 100 Hamas members in the West Bank in the biggest raid of its kind in years.

Palestinian teenager killed in West Bank after throwing rocks at Israeli military vehicle

Israel's military says troops opened fire and killed a Palestinian among a group that threw large rocks at their vehicle.

Poll finds Germans split on whether Greece should stay in eurozone

The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): 8:37 a.m.

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