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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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WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

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In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

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MHS Athletic Director, Two Others, Plead Guilty To Bid Rigging

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The athletic director at Monticello High School and two other defendants have pleaded guilty to rigging bids on athletic apparel and have been ordered to pay fines.

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Heat Management Plan Saturday At Scott Stadium

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Extra precautions are being taken to help fans deal with the heat Sautrday at Scott Stadium.