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Carole Thorpe Doesn’t Welcome County’s Interest In Equal Taxing Powers

A past leader of the local tea party hopes Albemarle leaders won’t pursue equal taxing powers with cities.

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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Other Localities Look Into Cases Following Matthew Arrest

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Other jurisdictions in Virginia are looking into some unsolved cases following the arrest of Jesse Matthew.

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases

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The lawyer for the man charged in Hannah Graham's disappearance says police haven't disclosed evidence they say links Jesse Matthew to another young woman's disappearance and death.

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Microsoft names next operating system Windows 10

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Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.

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MLB ready for the ‘second season’

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The playoffs start tonight in Kansas City as the Royals play host to the Athletics in the American League Wild Card game.