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Coal Train Derails Between Howardsville And Scottsville

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

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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 Law More Friendly To Renters

One of Virginia’s newest laws makes it easier for renters to challenge evictions.

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No Charges Against Cuccinelli Involving Disclosure Forms

The Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney says there will be no charges against Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.

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Nine Central Virginians Indicted on Long List of Drug and Gun Charges

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The group intended to distribute 280 grams of crack cocaine as well as heroin

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

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Want to smell like Tara Reid? No? Well now you can anyway

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Because everyone wants to smell like a B-list star battling sharks in an low-budget sci-fi film, there's "Shark by Tara."