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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.

Man Charged In Robbery On Locust Ave.

A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery on Locust Avenue in April.

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Woman Robbed On 14th St. NW

City Police say a woman was robbed early Thursday on 14th St. NW.  It happened at around 3 a.m. in…

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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.