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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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Car Hits Utility Pole, Causes Morning Delays

Traffic was disrupted early Friday on a section of Route 29 South after a car hit a utility pole.

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6 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Fiorina drops out of the presidential race

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The former technology executive announced on Twitter that she is suspending her campaign.

6 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

House Okays Use Of Electric Chair

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The House of Delegates has approved legislation that would let prison officials execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are not available.

7 hours ago in Albemarle County, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Amended Threshold For Reckless Driving

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The State Senate has approved a bill that prevents drivers from being charged with reckless driving if they're going only 11 miles above the speed limit.

7 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Judge Will Decide Fate Of Ashley White

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A judge will determine the fate of Ashley White of Pulaski County, who was arrested after her young son was found dead in a septic tank.

7 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

House Approves Weapons Related Bills

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The House of Delegates has approved three bills that are part of a compromise worked out by Governor McAuliffe and Republican leaders.