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Firefighters Evacuate Tarleton Square Apartments

Firefighters evacuated the Tarleton Square apartments after a malfunctioning unit sparked a fire.

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UVA Has Preliminary Price Tag For Strategic Plan

Senior officials at UVA believe a new strategic plan has a more than half-billion dollar price tag.

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Only One Suspect In Recent Beatdown Remains At Large

Police say only one suspect in a recent beatdown on Prospect Avenue is still running at large.

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Norris Joins Advisory Panel On Local Government

Outgoing Councilman Dave Norris has been chosen for one of Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe’s advisory groups.

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Murphy And Harrington Families Want To Catch A Killer

Members of the families of a Nelson County teenager and a 2009 murder victim renew their battle to catch a killer.

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Virginia Tech Names Its Next President

Virginia Tech has chosen its next President.

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Virginians Mourn Nelson Mandela

Virginians are among those mourning Nelson Mandela.

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Slight Increase In Local Jobless Rate

The local unemployment rate went up .1% in October.

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Some Virginia Fast Food Restaurant Workers Complain About Pay

Some employees of Virginia’s fast food restaurants say they can’t make it on their current pay.

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UVA Students And Faculty Enjoy Lighting Of The Lawn

UVA holds its annual Lighting of the Lawn, and a choral group entertains at Charlottesville High School.

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