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Barboursville Man Wins Big Lottery Prize

It’s the prize of a lifetime, and a Barboursville man has won it.  Virginia Lottery officials will present the man…

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Blasting Also Happening On Rio Mills Road

A northern Albemarle resident says the blasting at the local airport has some competition.  Hank Martin says a company has resumed…

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Longwood’s Next President Takes Office Saturday

Farmville’s Longwood University will get a new President on Saturday, and he has many ties to our area.

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UVA Baseball Plays Army at 1pm Friday in NCAA Regionals

UVA will compete with the U.S. Military Academy, UNC-Wilmington and Elon University in the NCAA’s Charlottesville Regional.

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Area Residents Observe Memorial Day

Many area veterans and their families observed Memorial Day.

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Police Investigate Shooting Incident On Birdwood Court

Charlottesville Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting on Birdwood Court.

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Furloughs Will End Next Week For National Park Service

The agency that oversees Shenandoah National Park can end its furloughs much faster than we originally feared.

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City Native Gets Diploma 54 Years After Completing Requirements

Charlottesville and Albemarle celebrate a woman’s receiving her high school diploma 54 years after she completed the requirements.

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Albemarle Jury Convicts Weiner Of Abduction

A Barboursville man has been convicted of abduction with the intent to defile.

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Shooting Death Of Crozet Girl Ruled Accidental

The Medical Examiner has ruled that the shooting death of a young girl in Crozet was an accident.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

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British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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Bicyclist Killed In Albemarle

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There was a fatal accident involving a bicyclist Saturday at Walnut Creek Park.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

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Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.

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Paul McGinley pulls out of PGA Championship with injury

Paul McGinley of Ireland laughs during a news conference after being named the European Ryder Cup captain at the St. REgis in Saadiyat Islands in Abu Dhabi on January 15, 2013.

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of the PGA Championship with a shoulder injury.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.