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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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Eleven People Want Dumler’s Vacant Seat

Eleven people have applied for the Scottsville District supervisor’s seat that Chris Dumler vacated on June 5th.

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Two Armed Robberies In Albemarle

Albemarle Police are investigating two home invasion robberies on Colonnade Drive and Lakeview Drive.

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Police Car Struck At Commonwealth And Greenbrier

An Albemarle police officer’s car was struck early Thursday at a busy intersection.

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Water Bills Could Go Down For Some Albemarle Families

Albemarle families could see smaller water bills this summer.

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Free Enterprise Forum Hopes To Get Prompt Decision On Bypass

The head of the Free Enterprise Forum hopes to see a decision by this fall on the Western Bypass.

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Longtime Resident Questions Hiring Trends For Construction Jobs

A longtime local resident is unhappy about recent hiring trends in the construction industry.

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Construction Worker Wins Big Prize In Scratcher Game

A construction worker has a big payday after buying a winning scratcher ticket.

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Professors’ Group Welcomes Looming Change On UVA Board

The American Association of University Professors is guardedly optimistic about a looming change in leadership of the UVA Board of Visitors.

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Indoor Smith Pools Closed For Repairs

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The city needs to remove chloramines to improve air quality, stop corrosion and remove health threats.

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Threat Forces Jet To Return To CHO

Jet Returns Mid-Flight CHO To Chicago 070715 (RG)

An unknown threat detected in mid-flight forced a Sky West passenger jet to return to the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport Tuesday afternoon.

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You’ll never be as confident as this kid dancing to ‘Cuban Pete’

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This young man has moves and he's not afraid to use them.

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Grab the peanut butter, here comes a jellyfish.

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Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

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Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.