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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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Dominion To Move Forward On Pipeline Through Nelson, Buckingham

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Dominion says it will move forward on building a natural gas pipeline through Nelson and Buckingham pending government approval.

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Angelina Jolie debuts wedding dress featuring kids’ artwork

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The cover of People magazine, dated 15th September, 2014, featuring the wedding of Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt.

Angelina Jolie has debuted photos of her surprise nuptials to Brad Pitt, revealing she wore a designer wedding gown featuring artwork by their six children.

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New Job For Eric Cantor

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Former 7th District congressman Eric Cantor has a new job on Wall Street.

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Kirsten Dunst criticizes Apple over naked photo leak

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Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kirsten Dunst was among a number of celebrities targeted by a hacker who published explicit personal pictures on the Internet.

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U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

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U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.