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Carole Thorpe Doesn’t Welcome County’s Interest In Equal Taxing Powers

A past leader of the local tea party hopes Albemarle leaders won’t pursue equal taxing powers with cities.

Howard Named Chamber Small Businessperson Of Year

Local real estate agent Bill Howard has been named the 2014 Small Businessperson of the Year by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Home Sales: Double-Digit Percentage Increase In 2013

Home sales in the region were up 10% during 2013 compared to 2012.

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City Democrats Pick New Leaders

Charlottesville Democrats have picked new leaders and chosen representation on the city’s electoral board

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CAT Begins New Routes Saturday

Charlottesville Area Transit will make many changes to its bus routes beginning Saturday.

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One Dead And Two Injured In Collision On Route 53

One person has died and two others were injured in a two-car collision on Route 53 in Albemarle County.

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Resident Wants The City To Pursue Revenue From Bike Riders

A longtime resident to pursue getting revenue from bicycle riders,

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Longtime Resident Wants To Get Revenue From Bike Riders

A longtime local resident wants the city to investigate getting revenue from bicycle riders.

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Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Turtle Creek Condominium

A fire forced a brief evacuation at a Turtle Creek condominium near Hydraulic Road.

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Mega Millions Jackpot Just Keeps Growing

The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday will exceed $550 million.

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Star pitcher Mo'ne Davis and her team are out of the running.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 22.