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UVA Requests Independent Counsel To Help Deal With Sexual Assault

Rector George Keith Martin says UVA should be a leader in finding solutions.

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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Panel Rejects Adoptions By Unmarried Gay Partners

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A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

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Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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Fire Destroys 19th-Century Albemarle Home

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A fire guts a 19th-century house in the northeast corner of Albemarle County.

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Bill Dealing With Athletic Fees Clears House

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A bill that deals with student athletic fees has cleared the House of Delegates.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.