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Virginia And AMTRAK Have New Deal For Passenger Rail

Virginia and AMTRAK have worked out a deal that involves passenger rail service.

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Dittmar Launches Bid For Scottsville District Seat

Jane Dittmar has officially become a candidate for the Scottsville District supervisor’s seat.

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Board Sees Gaps Between Early Estimates And Final Project Costs

Albemarle Supervisors have discussed a gap between the early estimates for major projects and the final costs.

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Grand Jury Charges Watkins With More Crimes

An Albemarle grand jury has charged a Keswick man with more sex-related crimes.

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Albemarle Indicts Woman Accused Of Theft

An Albemarle County grand jury has indicted a woman who’s accused of thefts from an assisted living facility.

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Libertarian Candidate Wants Major Changes At ABC

The Libertarian candidate for Governor proposes major changes for Virginia’s ABC Department.

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Mass Transit Riders React To CAT Route Changes

A coalition of mass transit users has reacted to the latest CAT route designs.

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Drivers On McIntire Road Cope With Gas Line Installation

The city is warning drivers about a gas line installation affecting McIntire Road.

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Poison Ivy Becomes New Problem For Area Homeowners

Poison ivy has become more of a nuisance than usual this summer.

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CAT Changes One Bus Route, And Adds Another

The local bus system has new stops on Route 7, and a new route has started.

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