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Police Chief Explains Policy For Officer-Involved Shootings

Albemarle Police Chief Steve Sellers says his department has a clear policy for officer-involved shootings.

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McKeel Forms Common Grounds Council

An independent candidate for the Albemarle Board of Supervisors Jack Jouett District has formed a new group.

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Governor Says Virginia Has Fewer Homeless People

Governor McDonnell says homelessness is decling in Virginia.

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Regional Library System Gets New Budget

Regional library system gets a new budget, effective July 1st.

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Former AHS Football Coach Appointed Walton Assistant Principal

Walton Middle School has a new assistant principal.

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Scottsville Residents Have Options For Giving Supervisors Input

Scottsville District residents have options for letting the Albemarle Supervisors know how they feel about candidates for a vacant seat.

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Virginia Lawmakers Couldn’t Reach Agreement On Farm Bill

Virginia’s congressional delegation was split over a proposed new farm bill, which the House of Representatives has rejected.

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Washington Post: Investigators Ask Kluge About Gifts To McDonnells

Washington Post reports former local businesswoman Pat Kluge gets questions about gifts to First Lady Maureen McDonnell.

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Old Ballard Road Resident Suffers Minor Burns In Kitchen Fire

A resident of the 600-block of Old Ballard Road had minor burns following a weekend kitchen fire.

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City, County And Others Get More Transportation Dollars

Many area localities are getting additional money for transportation improvements.

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Staples investigating possible data breach

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The office supply giant is the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

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Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old Virginia college student Hannah Graham.

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McIlroy turns focus to legal battle

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Rory McIlroy has pulled out of two events to focus on his legal battle with his former management company.

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Steelers’ quick points silence fans, help them beat Texans

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The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points to help them top the Houston Texans.