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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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Albemarle School Board Explores Ways To Make System More User-Friendly

The Albemarle School Board wants to make the sytem more user-friendly and do a better job communicating with county families.

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Tea Party Denies Involvement With Dumler Petition

Reaction to the Dumler case from the Tea Party.  Scottsville supervisor Chris Dumler sent out an email after last Friday’s…

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VDOT Begins Bridge Restoration Project In Albemarle

VDOT woll use most of June and July to restore a bridge in northwest Albemarle County.

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Democrats Add More Local Stops As Primary Gets Closer

More of the Democrats who are running for statewide offices have included events in our area.

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Kaine Tours Our Area To Promote New Farm Bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) has toured Charlottesville and Gordonsville to see how area farmers react to a new farm bill.


Mixed News About Local Retail Sales

Compared to 2012 levels, retail sales decreased in Charlottesville, Louisa and Waynesboro, while retail sales in Albemarle, Augusta and Greene have increased.

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Local Man Charged With Attempted Rape

A man has been charged with the attempted rape of a minor.

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Judge Denies Petition: Dumler May Stay In Office

Chris Dumler is allowed to stay in office.  Albemarle Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins has denied the petition to remove Dumler…

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UPDATE: Officer Shot Birdwood Court Man During Struggle

More details are coming out in the recent shooting at Birdwood Court.

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Failed Work Release Escape


John Wayne Jordan tried to get away on a John Deere utility vehicle.

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Kiser Named ACC Linebacker of the Week


Virginia's middle linebacker earns weekly ACC honor.

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The first word of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie is …


Director J.J. reveals the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters next month.

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Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq


French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

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Jennifer Lawrence named entertainer of the year


The star is one of the biggest and bankable actresses in Hollywood and has featured in a number of blockbusters including the "X-Men" franchise and "The Hunger Games" films.