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Albemarle Police Officer Kills Intruder In Afton Area; State Police Investigate

State Police are investigating a Saturday morning incident in the Afton area where an Albemarle Police officer killed a male intruder.

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Candidates For Albemarle’s Governing Board Accelerate Their Fundraising

New tallies from the Virginia Public Access Project show accelerated fundraising in Albemarle County races

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Campaign Accounts Are More Modest In Charlottesville Council Race

The fundraising totals for candidates in City Council races are smaller than what you’ll find in Albemarle.

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Protests Over Not Allowing Paid Albemarle Firefighters To Serve As Volunteers

Albemarle does not allow paid firefighters to donate their time to┬ávolunteer fire companies. Some local residents say that’s ridiculous, especially…

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Reminder: Schools In Session During Tuesday Primary

Something to remember if you’re voting in Tuesday’s Democratic primary. Clara Belle Wheeler of the Albemarle Electoral Board points out…

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Part Of Rugby Road Closed To Through-Traffic For Summer

A section of Rugby Road south of the 250 Bypass will be closed for much of the summer.

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Schools Learn Costs Of New Science Labs Have Ballooned

City school officials get ssticker shock thanks

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Rosa Atkins Gets New Four-Year Contract

The City School Board has agreed to a four-year contract extension for Superintendent Rose Atkins

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State Police Devote More Attention To Route 15

You can expect to see more law enforcement personnel on Route 15 this summer.

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Drug Bust In Barboursville

Police searched the home of 30-year-old Christopher James Frye of Barboursville and found crack cocaine, cocaine, and marijuana.

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Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.