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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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Joan Rivers stable after health emergency

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Comedienne Joan Rivers is in stable condition at a New York hospital after losing her breath during a routine surgery.

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Jimmy Fallon to lead Leno tribute

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The former "Tonight Show" host will be honored and his predecessor will be a big part of the ceremonies.

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NFL sets new standards on domestic violence punishment

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Players will be subject to a 6-week suspension for their first domestic violence offense.

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UPDATE: Carjacking On Dickerson Road – Vehicle Recovered In Northern Albemarle

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A vehicle that was the target of an armed carjacking on Dickerson Road was recovered later in northern Albemarle County.