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APCO Customers Getting A Break

Customers of Appalachian Power Company are getting a break. APCO does not want to increase the fuel rate.

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Dentistry Next Subject Of McDonnell Investigation

The federal probe into Governor McDonnell’s financial disclosures might be looking into cosmetic dentistry for his wife.


Coal Train Derails Between Howardsville And Scottsville

A freight train derailed Thursday spilling many tons of coal in southern Albemarle County.


Barrett Daycare Center To Close August 16th

A Ridge Street facility that began operating in 1935 plans to close next month.

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Westminster Canterbury Burglary Suspect Arrested

Albemarle Police have charged a former employee of Westminster Canterbury with breaking into some residences at the facility.

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Councilors Consider Two Options For Farmers’ Market

City Councilors expect to make a decision after Labor Day regarding the future site for a farmers’ market.

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Jackson Brings Lieutenant Governor Campaign To Charlottesville

Republican E. W. Jackson has brought his campaign for Lieutenant Governor to Charlottesville.

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City School Board Gets Early Start On Budget Guidelines

Members of the Charlottesville School Board are starting to make early choices about the division’s budget for the 2014-’15 academic year.

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Emergency Responders RescueTubers Near Hatton Ferry

Two women had more than they bargained for during a Thursday afternoon tubing excursion.

AAA Says Heat Can Take Toll On Car Battery

AAA-Virginia is warning drivers about the impact of summer heat on car batteries.

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New Steps In Lunsford Suit

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Attorney Matt Hardin has countered the Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney's claim that she doesn't have to comply with FOIA requests because she is not a public body.

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Meth Lab Arrest In Fluvanna County

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Dale Andrew Koplowitz behind bars for allegedly making methamphetamine in a so-called one pot meth production lab.

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Fatal Crashes Down, DUI’s Up This Thanksgiving


Six people died on Virginia highways this Thanksgiving Day weekend.

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.