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Campaign Accounts Are More Modest In Charlottesville Council Race

The fundraising totals for candidates in City Council races are smaller than what you’ll find in Albemarle.

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Protests Over Not Allowing Paid Albemarle Firefighters To Serve As Volunteers

Albemarle does not allow paid firefighters to donate their time to volunteer fire companies. Some local residents say that’s ridiculous, especially…

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Albemarle Schools Name Three New Assistant Principals

Albemarle County has chosen new assistant principals for three schools.

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County Gets More Complaints About Blasting At Airport

The Albemarle Supervisors are hearing more complaints about blasting at the local airport.

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Western Albemarle Adds New Program

There will be a new option for Western Albemarle High School students beginning in the fall of 2014.

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Chris Dumler Resigns

Scottsville District Supervisor Chris Dumler has resigned from the Albemarle Board of Supervisors. The news came in a letter that was…

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Acuff To Run For School Board

An new candidate for the Albemarle School Board.

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Police Pursuit From Waynesboro Ends In North Garden

Several law enforcement agencies were involved in a pursuit early Wednesday from Waynesboro to North Garden.

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Crozet Woman To Serve Two Years For Attempted Murder

A woman charged with trying to kill her husband is going to prison for two years.

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Sheriff Says DNA Ruling Will Prevent Crime

A leader in creating the state DNA databank is pleased with the recent Supreme Court ruling.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.