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Judge Refuses To Throw Out Mansion Chef Charges

A judge has refused to dismiss embezzlement charges against a former Virginia Executive Mansion chef.

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School Board Shows Strong Interest In Getting Student Input

The Albemarle County School Board is voicing strong interest in getting frequent input from students.

School Board Hopes To Wrap Up Strategic Plan Revisions By Late Summer

The Albemarle School Board hopes to complete its revision of a strategic plan by late this summer.

Emails Reveal Concern Over ABC Incident

A high-ranking Alcoholic Beverage Control official expressed concern over the arrest of a University of Virginia student.

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Beach Plans? Keep An Eye On Chantal

If you’re heading to Virginia Beach in the next few days you need to pay attention to the movement of Tropical Storm Chantal.

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Vacant House Burns To The Ground On Green Creek Road

A fire has gutted a vacant house on Green Reeek Road.

Supervisors Consider Convenience Centers For Waste Items

The Albemarle Supervisors are interested in establishing “convenience centers” that would let county residents drop off certain types of waste material.


Supervisors Postpone Decision On Lofts At Meadowcreek

The Albemarle Supervisors have postponed a decision on the proposed Lofts at Meadowcreek.

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COO Of The Albemarle Schools Bids Farewell After 4 Years

The Chief Operating Officer of the Albemarle Schools bids farewell as he heads east.

Supervisors Choose Petie Craddock To Replace Dumler

Petie Craddock has been chosen as the temporary successor to Chris Dumler on the Albemarle Board of Supervisors.

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WATCH: Soldier breaks rank to hug daughter at homecoming


Top brass at a Colorado Army post are all smiles after a 2-year-old girl interrupted a general's speech to dash across the room and hug her dad, who had just come home from a nine-month deployment.

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Fed official still looking at 2015 rate hike


A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.

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NFL: Week 5 can’t miss games


Here's five games you'll want to watch in Week 5 of the NFL season.

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Shaq releases children’s book, wants to be known as ‘Dr. of Fun’


NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal visits the New York Public Library to discuss his first children’s book “Little Shaq.”

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‘Ant-Man’ sequel and three more Marvel movies are coming


The superhero universe will add three more as of yet unnamed movies by 2020.