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Chamber of Commerce Launches “Charlottesville Works”

To help those most in need, the local Chamber of Commerce has a new effort called “Charlottesville Works.”

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Updated court proceedings for Chris Dumler

An Albemarle judge has heard comments for and against Chris Dumler today from numerous Scottsville District residents.

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VDOT cancels Afton soil project for Monday

VDOT has canceled the soil removal project and rock slide prevention work on Afton Mountain.

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Hurt endorses Bell in Attorney General race

A member of Congress is supporting Rob Bell’s campaign for Attorney General.

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Armed police force being considered at PVCC

The possibility of an armed police force is under consideration at Piedmont Virginia Community College.

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County Democrats elect new chair

The Albemarle Democrats have a new leader.

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Preservation group gets involved in bypass debate

A statewide group is going to bat for the Jesse Scott Sammons Farmstead in Albemarle County.

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VDOT resumes soil removal work on Afton

VDOT got an early start Monday morning on closing lanes on top of Afton Mt. for the soil removal work as part of the rock slide prevention project

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Monticello Celebrates Significant Anniversary

Monticello is celebrating a significant anniversary this month.

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Storm Warning Includes Fluvanna, Louisa, Buckingham

The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning that includes Fluvanna, Louisa, and Buckingham.

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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.