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Rosa Atkins Gets New Four-Year Contract

The City School Board has agreed to a four-year contract extension for Superintendent Rose Atkins

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Paving To Close Lanes On 250 Bypass Into Next Week

Work that began Tuesday will continue through Friday.

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Council Approves Expansion Of City Park System

Charlottesville’s elected leaders approve master plan that adds new green space.

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Atkins Contract Up For Renewal This Week

The city school takes action this week on Rosa Atkins’ contract.

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Belmont Resident Vents Over New Development Planned For Starr Hill

A Belmont resident is unhappy about a proposed development in the city’s Starr Hill neighborhood.

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Police Charge City Man With Robbery

Police charge 18-year-old man with recent robbery near Friendship Court.

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Democrats Add More Local Stops As Primary Gets Closer

More of the Democrats who are running for statewide offices have included events in our area.

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Kaine Tours Our Area To Promote New Farm Bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) has toured Charlottesville and Gordonsville to see how area farmers react to a new farm bill.

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Mixed News About Local Retail Sales

Compared to 2012 levels, retail sales decreased in Charlottesville, Louisa and Waynesboro, while retail sales in Albemarle, Augusta and Greene have increased.

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UPDATE: Officer Shot Birdwood Court Man During Struggle

More details are coming out in the recent shooting at Birdwood Court.

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4 hours ago in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Overwhelms VA Tech 67-49

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Virginia with another solid win in ACC play, their seventh straight.

7 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Toscano Makes Plea To Lawmakers

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Delegate David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) wants more socially conservative lawmakers to withdraw their proposals to limit gay and lesbian rights.

7 hours ago in Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Bloomberg Ad Rips Into Governor

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a former political ally of Terry McAuliffe, blasted the Governor in a Richmond Times-Dispatch ad.

8 hours ago in Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Forbes Seeks New Term

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Eight-term Congressman Randy Forbes is seeking another term this year, and his upcoming campaign will be in a different district.

11 hours ago in Sports

NFL bars violent offenders from rookie scouting combine

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The National Football League has decided individuals who have convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapon offenses will no longer be allowed to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.