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Robbery Reported In University Area

A man told police that he was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning on 15th Street N.W.

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Supervisors Prefer Milton Site For Firing Range

The Albemarle Supervisors like some UVA property in the Milton area as a potential site for a police firing range.

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AMTRAK Says Ridership Is Reaching New Heights

AMTRAK officials like the recent ridership trends, including figures for a route that serves us.

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Local Resident Appointed To State Transportation Board

A woman involved in the local financial industry has been appointed to the board that makes road decisions for the state.

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Madison Man Admits Stalking And ID Fraud

A Madison County man has told a federal judge he stalked a woman and tried to mislead people about his identity.

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Pilot Who Wanted To Fly Here Wrecks Plane

A Rockingham County man who planned to fly from Tampa to Charlottesville ended up wrecking a rented plane near Fredericksburg

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New Fundraising Vice President At PVCC

A new vice president at PVCC will help the school raise money.

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Local Retail Sales Up Slightly

There was a small increase in local retail sales during the first half of this year.

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Police Search For Suspects In Attack Near Lee Park

Police are trying to find two suspects in a violent attack on East Market Street and two weekend robberies in the downtown area.

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Some CHS Students Will Be Part Of A First-Time Program

The Charlottesville schools and four others across our region will have youth development academies.

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Judge Upholds Prison Sentence Nelson Jurors Gave Randy Taylor

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A Nelson County judge has told Randy Allen Taylor he should spend two life terms in prison.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

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There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.