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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 Law More Friendly To Renters

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

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Flooded Back Roads In Greene, Augusta

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Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.

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Sheriff’s Office Says Student Assaulted

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The sheriff's office in Amherst County says there's a person of interest in a recent assault case on the campus of Sweet Briar College.

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Chesapeake Horse Had EEE

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A horse from Chesapeake has been euthanized after it tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

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Officials Hand Out Cards Listing Rights

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The city's police department and Office of Human Rights are distributing cards that will let middle and high school kids know their rights.

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Crews Try To Get Projects On Schedule

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Crews working on the 29 North and Emmet Street projects will try to make up some days they lost because of rain.