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VCU Gets Top Hospital Ranking In State

The VCU Medical Center in Richmond has been ranked the number-one hospital in Virginia for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report.

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Man Accepts Plea In Road Racing Death

An Albemarle County man accepted a plea agreement for charges from a road racing crash.


Traffic Advisory For McIntire Interchange

More traffic changes at the 250 Bypass-McIntire Road interchange. Beginning Tuesday night, crews will install gas lines across the Bypass…

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Home Sales Up In Region

There’s more proof that the real estate market is improving in our area.

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Albemarle Has Another Home Invasion

Albemarle Police are investigating a home invasion on Cottonwood Road.

Item Involving City Schools Shortfall Gets Yanked From Council Agenda

A North Downtown resident wants to know why the Charlottesville school superintendent gets a large salary, and an item dealing with a budget shortfall gets yanked from the City Council agenda.

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Dick Woods Road Reopens

VDOT says Dick Woods Road has reopened again.

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Another Setback For The Culpeper County Sheriff

A judge has ruled against the Culpeper County Sheriff in a long-running legal saga.

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Virginia Makes It Easier For Some Felons To Get Their Voting Rights Restored

Virginia’s ex-felons now have an easier path if they want to see their voting rights restored.

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Young Musicians At CHS Raise Money For Trip To France

Some of the city’s young musicians are planning a trip to France.

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Class Sizes Continue To Vary

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Class sizes continue to vary in the Albemarle County schools.

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More Schools Have Solar Involvement

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Four Virginia schools take part in a pilot program that involves solar energy.

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Drivers Won’t Use Dominion To Reach 29

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For most of this month, a utility relocation project will keep drivers from using Dominion Drive to access 29 North.

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This weekend’s sports schedule


Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.

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This week’s best sports shots


Here's a look at some of the big moments and best plays this week.