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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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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.

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MHS Athletic Director, Two Others, Plead Guilty To Bid Rigging

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The athletic director at Monticello High School and two other men plead guilty to rigging bids on athletic apparel and must pay fines.

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Former City Teacher Sentenced For Soliciting Minor

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A former teacher at Venable Elementary School has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for soliciting a minor online.

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McDonnell Trial: Deliberations Begin Tuesday

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A seven-man five-woman federal jury will begin deliberating the fate of Bob and Maureen McDonnell on Tuesday.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.