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Police Car Struck At Commonwealth And Greenbrier

An Albemarle police officer’s car was struck early Thursday at a busy intersection.

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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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This weekend in entertainment history

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

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.