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Plane Lands Safely At CHO After Report Of Engine Problem

There was an aircraft emergency at CHO Thursday morning, but the plane landed safely.

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Police Chief Steve Sellers Defends Albemarle’s Safety Checkpoints

Albemarle Police Chief Steve Sellers has defended the safety checkpoints his agency has established.

Candidate For Jack Jouett Seat Launches Campaign

The director of the First Tee of Charlottesville has formally kicked off his campaign for the Jack Jouett Supervisor’s seat.

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High Ranking For Albemarle County Digital Services

Albemarle County ranks fourth in the country for delivering digital services.

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Rutherford: Police Safety Checkpoints Unlawful

The Rutherford Institute is not happy about police safety checkpoints.

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Albemarle Police Charge Man With Rape

Albemarle Police have charged a man with rape.

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Albemarle Sets Filing Deadline For Special Election; Burket Expects To Run

Albemarle has set a filing deadline for the special election for Scottsville District supervisor, and the County GOP chairwoman expects to run.

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Augusta Man Is Arrested After Chase Over Afton Mountain

A resident of the Shenandoah Valley was arrested Friday night following a chase that ended on Newtown Road in Albemarle County.

Thomas To Hold Town Hall Meeting

There’s a town hall meeting this coming Monday night for some residents of the northern urban ring.

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Coal Train Derails Between Howardsville And Scottsville

A freight train derailed Thursday spilling many tons of coal in southern Albemarle County.

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Judge Upholds Prison Sentence Nelson Jurors Gave Randy Taylor

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A Nelson County judge has told Randy Allen Taylor he should spend two life terms in prison.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

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There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.