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New CAT Manager Says He’s Committed To Dependable Bus Service

The new manager of Charlottesville Area Transit says he’s trying to make the buses run on schedule. John Jones wants…

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Toscano Urges Cuccinelli To Tell Voters About Star Scientific

Delegate David Toscano (D-Charlottesville) wants Virginia’s Republican Attorney General to explain what he knows about Star Scientific.

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McDonnell Will Not Resign

Rumors about Governor Bob McDonnell resigning are false.

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Radford President Gets New Contract

Radford University President Penelope Kyle has rebounded from the recent embarrassment of misspellings on diplomas.

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Amtrak Riders Get Stuck In Richmond

More than 250 Amtrak passengers were stuck on a train north of Richmond for about 12 hours overnight.

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City Police Arrest Burglary Suspect

A suspect in a burglary in the University area has been arrested by City Police.

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Car Burglary Suspect Caught Following Pursuit

There was a┬ápolice pursuit early Monday that started in the Northfield subdivision and ended with the arrest of a car…

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City Councilor Wants West Main Street To Be More Pedestrian Friendly

A city councilor wants parts of West Main Street to be more pedestrian-friendly.

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Recent Candidate Says UVA Corner Still Has Towing Problem

A recent candidate for city council believes Charlottesville still has problems with some tow truck operators.

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Edwards Questions Wisdom Of Councilors Backing Non-Incumbents

Former Vice-Mayor Holly Edwards doubts the wisdom of sitting city councilors endorsing non-incumbents.

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Panel Rejects Adoptions By Unmarried Gay Partners

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A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

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Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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Fire Destroys 19th-Century Albemarle Home

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A fire guts a 19th-century house in the northeast corner of Albemarle County.

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Bill Dealing With Athletic Fees Clears House

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A bill that deals with student athletic fees has cleared the House of Delegates.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.