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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.


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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Flooded Back Roads In Greene, Augusta

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Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.

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Sheriff’s Office Says Student Assaulted

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The sheriff's office in Amherst County says there's a person of interest in a recent assault case on the campus of Sweet Briar College.

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Chesapeake Horse Had EEE

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A horse from Chesapeake has been euthanized after it tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

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Officials Hand Out Cards Listing Rights

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The city's police department and Office of Human Rights are distributing cards that will let middle and high school kids know their rights.

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Crews Try To Get Projects On Schedule

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Crews working on the 29 North and Emmet Street projects will try to make up some days they lost because of rain.