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Water Bills Could Go Down For Some Albemarle Families

Albemarle families could see smaller water bills this summer.

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Bridge To Connect Two Sides Of McIntire Park

VDOT is providing money to build a pedestrian and bicycle bridge to connect the two sides of McIntire Park.

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Free Enterprise Forum Hopes To Get Prompt Decision On Bypass

The head of the Free Enterprise Forum hopes to see a decision by this fall on the Western Bypass.

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Virginia Sets Up Agricultural Trade Office In Europe

Virginia is establishing an agricultural trade office in Europe.

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Longtime Resident Questions Hiring Trends For Construction Jobs

A longtime local resident is unhappy about recent hiring trends in the construction industry.

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Construction Worker Wins Big Prize In Scratcher Game

A construction worker has a big payday after buying a winning scratcher ticket.

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Jackpot Winner Takes His/Her Time

A Mega Millions player who bought a winning ticket in Farmville appears to be in no hurry to claim a jackpot.

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UVA Hires Connecticut Man As Its Next Communications Chief

A Connecticut man will be UVA’s next chief communications officer.

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Goodlatte Favors Adding Natural Bridge To The National Park System

Congressman Bob Goodlatte wants to see Natural Bridge become part of the national park system.

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Virginia Gas Retailers Expect To Gain Business From Maryland

The gas taxes in Virginia and Maryland will go in different directions on July 1st.

Latest Stories

2 hours ago in Charlottesville City, Local

New Principal Named At CHS

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Charlottesville High School has a new principal who comes here from Wilmington, North Carolina.

3 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Kroger, Union Reach Agreement

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Kroger and the union representing many of the grocery chain's workers have reached an agreement on a new contract.

3 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Orange Plane Crash Victims Identified

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State Police have identified the two people killed in a plane crash Tuesday afternoon in Orange County.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Depp back as Mad Hatter in ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

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The movie follows on from the 2010 box office hit "Alice in Wonderland," which starred Depp alongside Australian actress Mia Wasikowska as the titular heroine and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen.

5 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents

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Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.