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Charlottesville Schools Enroll More Students

The Charlottesville schools have more students than expected.

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Area Residents Hope to Reopen The Old Afton Mountain Tunnel

Local residents want to reopen the old Afton Mountain tunnel which was built in the 19th century.

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Man Spends Night In Ditch After Motorcycle Crash

Police say a man spent Tuesday night in a ditch after he was in a motorcycle accident.

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Virginia Tourism Sets Record

The amount of money generated by tourism has set a record in Virginia.

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Supervisors Reject Resolution Supporting Pride Festival

A resolution supporting the Pride Festival has been rejected by the Albemarle supervisors on a tie vote.

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Councilors Want Improved Traffic Flow At 29-Hydraulic

City Councilors have voiced their backing for traffic flow improvements at 29 North and Hydraulic Road.

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Cantor Will Vote For Use Of Force Against Syria

Congressman Eric Cantor (R-Henrico County) wants to let President use force against Syria.

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Virginia Senators And House Members React To Syria Situation

Virginia’s 13-member congressional delegation is sounding off on new developments involving Syria.

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New Study Shows Many Of Us Are Driving Less

Virginia reflects a national trend of people driving fewer miles each year.

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Area Schools Get Grant Money For Enhanced Security

Many local schools are getting grant money for enhanced security.

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Former Albemarle Official Faces Felony Charge In Fluvanna

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A former Assistant Director of Transportation for the Albemarle schools faces a felony charge in Fluvanna.

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Virginia Democrats Get New Leader

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Susan Swecker has become the new chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Virginia.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.