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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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Paul McGinley pulls out of PGA Championship with injury

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Paul McGinley of Ireland laughs during a news conference after being named the European Ryder Cup captain at the St. REgis in Saadiyat Islands in Abu Dhabi on January 15, 2013.

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of the PGA Championship with a shoulder injury.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.

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UVA Football Notebook: Catching Up With Coley

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UVA's middle linebacker Henry Coley looks forward to the 2014 season.

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South African Tim Clark wins Canadian Open

Tim Clark tees off the 12th hole during the third round of the RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal GC - Blue Course on July 26, 2014.

South African Tim Clark sank a six-foot par putt to beat American Jim Furyk by one stroke at the Canadian Open.

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‘Lucy,’ ‘Hercules’ beat expectations at box offices

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows, from left, Aksel Hennie as Tydeus, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus, and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in a scene from "Hercules."

Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling "Hercules" which took in $29 million.