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Creigh Deeds Released From UVA Hospital

State Senator Creigh Deeds has been released from UVA Hospital.

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Comm School Official Indicted On Child Pornography Counts

A suspended official at the UVA McIntire School of Commerce has been indicted on child pornography charges after being arrested earlier this month.

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Mental Health Incident Resolved In Motel Parking Lot

Albemarle Police were able to take a mental health subject into custody at a motel in the county Thursday.

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CAT Director Wants To Upgrade Fare Boxes On Buses

CAT’s John Jones wants to replace the low-tech fare boxes on his buses.

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Martha Jefferson Named Most Affordable Hospital In Virginia

A website says Martha Jefferson is the most affordable hospital in Virginia.

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Traffic Increase On Blue Ridge Parkway

The federal government shutdown in October did not keep drivers off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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MPO Board Honors Departing Supervisors Snow And Thomas

The MPO Board has honored two departing Albemarle supervisors.

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Advocate For Gun Owners Doubts City Council Will Get Its Way

A Virginia advocate for gun owners is predicting City Councilors won’t get their way.

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You Can Sign Up For Emergency Alerts

The Community Emergency Alert system is open for registration.

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Local Woman Wins $ 1 Million Playing Powerball

A woman who bought a Powerball ticket on Maury Avenue has a big cash prize.

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Fire Destroys Albemarle Home

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Still no word on what caused the fire on Hildridge Drive.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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Martese Johnson Next Court Date May 28th

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During a brief hearing Thursday morning, the next court date for Martese Johnson was set for May 28th.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.