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Water Rates Down, Plenty Of Water To Go Around

Lower water bills for city and county residents.  That’s the likely outcome of action taken Tuesday by the Rivanna Water and…

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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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

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James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

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Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Dominion To Move Forward On Pipeline Through Nelson, Buckingham

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Dominion says it will move forward on building a natural gas pipeline through Nelson, Buckingham and Augusta pending government approval.

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Jury Deliberations Begin In McDonnells’ Trial

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Following instructions from the judge, the jury in the Bob and Maureen McDonnell trial began deliberating at noon Monday.