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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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Three UVA Graduates Sue Rolling Stone

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Three University of Virginia graduates who were brothers in the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity have sued Rolling Stone magazine.

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TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airports

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The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

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Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Slight Increase In Local Jobless Rate

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The unemployment rate in the Charlottesville region went up slightly in June.