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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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County Students Score High On SAT’s

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Albemarle SAT scores are higher than both state and national figures.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Democrats Unveil Background Check Petition

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With 2,800 signatures, they're not alone in their wish expand background checks for gun buyers.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

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The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.