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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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Virginia Senators And House Members React To Syria Situation

Virginia’s 13-member congressional delegation is sounding off on new developments involving Syria.

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Smoke Detector Credited For Containing Hardy Drive Fire

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The city fire department is giving credit to a working smoke detector for keeping a fire on Hardy Drive from getting worse.

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WATCH: Justin Bieber’s boxing lessons

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The pop star is reportedly taking boxing lessons from Floyd Mayweather ... and Conan O'Brien has the footage.

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The most epic safety video ever made

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New Zealand knows why you want to visit, and they're playing along.

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Sears to close stores, lay off thousands of employees

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Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.

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‘Dukes of Hazard’ recording Christmas album

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Good ol' boys John Schneider and Tom Wopat have teamed up to record a new holiday album.