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Howard Named Chamber Small Businessperson Of Year

Local real estate agent Bill Howard has been named the 2014 Small Businessperson of the Year by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Home Sales: Double-Digit Percentage Increase In 2013

Home sales in the region were up 10% during 2013 compared to 2012.

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City Democrats Pick New Leaders

Charlottesville Democrats have picked new leaders and chosen representation on the city’s electoral board

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Dittmar Elected Supervisors Chair; McKeel Vice-Chair

Jane Dittmar is the new chair of the Albemarle Board of Supervisors.

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CAT Begins New Routes Saturday

Charlottesville Area Transit will make many changes to its bus routes beginning Saturday.

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One Dead And Two Injured In Collision On Route 53

One person has died and two others were injured in a two-car collision on Route 53 in Albemarle County.

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Resident Wants The City To Pursue Revenue From Bike Riders

A longtime resident to pursue getting revenue from bicycle riders,

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Longtime Resident Wants To Get Revenue From Bike Riders

A longtime local resident wants the city to investigate getting revenue from bicycle riders.

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Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Turtle Creek Condominium

A fire forced a brief evacuation at a Turtle Creek condominium near Hydraulic Road.

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Mega Millions Jackpot Just Keeps Growing

The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday will exceed $550 million.

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State’s Honey Bee Population Suffering

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Between October and April, the bee population dropped by 33%

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Ohio State University fires marching band director

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OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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Ravens’ Rice suspended 2 games

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Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the season for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

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This kayaker takes whale watching to a whole new level.

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Possible Tornado Kills Two At Virginia Eastern Shore Campground

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Two people were killed and dozens were injured when a suspected tornado slammed into a campground on Virginia's Eastern Shore Thursday morning.