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Toscano Says He’s Trying To Expand His Party’s Numbers

Local Delegate David Toscano is trying to improve his party’s showing in Richmond.

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Saturday Fire Guts Trailer At Southwood

A pre-dawn fire Saturday gutted a mobile home at Southwood.

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Fire Guts Mobile Home At Southwood

A pre-dawn fire Saturday gutted a trailer at Southwood.

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County Officer Cleared In Afton Shooting Death

An Albemarle Police officer has been cleared in connection with the shooting death on Afton Mountain. Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Lunsford…

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Two-Year Anniversary Of Louisa Earthquake

August 23rd, 2011 marks the two-year anniversary of a major earthquake with its epicenter in Louisa County.

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Warning Siren Accidentally Activated At UVA’s Minor Hall

A warning siren on the roof of UVA’s Minor Hall was activated Thursday night.

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Albemarle Hires Many New Teachers This Year

The Albemarle Schools have hired 119 new teachers for this academic year.

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Democrats Endorse Acuff For Albemarle School Board

A candidate in the race for the Jack Jouett District seat on the Albemarle school board has picked up an endorsement.

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Blasting Making Life Miserable For Arvonia Woman

A Buckingham County woman says blasting done by a defense contractor is shaking her Arvonia home.

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Pride Festival Scheduled For September 14th

Gay and lesbian activists have set the time and date for this year’s Pride Festival.

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Fire Destroys Albemarle Home

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Still no word on what caused the fire on Hildridge Drive.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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Martese Johnson Next Court Date May 28th

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During a brief hearing Thursday morning, the next court date for Martese Johnson was set for May 28th.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

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Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.