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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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Marines Will Conduct Training Exercise At The Blue Ridge Site

Marines will begin a training exercise on Thursday at the old Blue Ridge Sanitorium.

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Investigators Say Arsonist Caused Georgetown Road Fire

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Investigators say an arsonist is responsible for a Saturday night fire on Georgetown Road.

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Duke Ends ‘Hoos Winning Streak, Defeating UVA 69-63

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Three point shooting down the stretch pushes Duke past Virginia.

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School Board Wants Council’s Help On Pay Raises

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The Charlottesville School Board hopes City Councilors can help them cover teacher pay raises.

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Bill Forcing Dominion To Comply With FOI Gets Killed

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Legislation requiring Dominion Resources to comply with Virginia's FOI law has been rejected.

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Super Bowl: From humble beginnings to king of sports

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From modest beginnings of cheap tickets and empty seats to $4.5 million for a 30-second TV ad, the Super Bowl is the undisputed king of U.S. sporting events.