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Buford Teachers Expect To Use New Science Labs Soon

The faculty at Buford Middle School expect to start using new science labs soon.

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City School Board Opposes Law Dealing With School Takeovers

The Charlottesville School Board opposes a new state law that involves state takeovers of schools.

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Area Residents Hope to Reopen The Old Afton Mountain Tunnel

Local residents want to reopen the old Afton Mountain tunnel which was built in the 19th century.

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Guilty Pleas In Rugby Road Fake ID Operation

The three defendants in a local fake ID operation have pleaded guilty in Charlottesville federal court.

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Virginia Tourism Sets Record

The amount of money generated by tourism has set a record in Virginia.

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Supervisors Reject Resolution Supporting Pride Festival

A resolution supporting the Pride Festival has been rejected by the Albemarle supervisors on a tie vote.

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Councilors Want Improved Traffic Flow At 29-Hydraulic

City Councilors have voiced their backing for traffic flow improvements at 29 North and Hydraulic Road.

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Council Favors Upgrade For Tonsler Park

City councilors have voiced their support for renovations at Tonsler park.

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City Council Approves Tentative Bonus For Maurice Jones

City Councilors have approved a tentative bonus for the City Manager.

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Cantor Will Vote For Use Of Force Against Syria

Congressman Eric Cantor (R-Henrico County) wants to let President use force against Syria.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

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FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Protest Outside Phi Kappa Psi Triggers Trespassing Arrests

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Four people have been arrested for trespassing at a fraternity house associated with UVA.

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Virginia Downs Miami 30-13 On Senior Day

NCAA Football: Miami at Virginia

Virginia defeats the Hurricanes to keep bowl hopes alive.

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Radford Includes Gender ID In Anti-Discrimination Policy

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Radford University now includes trangender students and employees as part of its anti-discrimination policy.

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UVA Takes Action Following Incident Chronicled In Rolling Stone

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University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan has taken action regarding offenses that were highlighted in a Rolling Stone article.