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Paving To Close Lanes On 250 Bypass Into Next Week

Work that began Tuesday will continue through Friday.

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Kaine And Warner Support Whistleblower Bill

Efforts continue to end sexual assaults in the military.

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Acuff To Run For School Board

An new candidate for the Albemarle School Board.

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Police Pursuit From Waynesboro Ends In North Garden

Several law enforcement agencies were involved in a pursuit early Wednesday from Waynesboro to North Garden.

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Crozet Woman To Serve Two Years For Attempted Murder

A woman charged with trying to kill her husband is going to prison for two years.

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Former Scouts Leader Pleads Not Guilty

A former Boy Scout troop leader has pleaded not guilty.

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Sheriff Says DNA Ruling Will Prevent Crime

A leader in creating the state DNA databank is pleased with the recent Supreme Court ruling.

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Former Secretary Avoids Jail Time

The one-time secretary to a Culpeper Police Chief has avoided doing time

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Summer Driving Season Deadly For Teens

The deadliest time of year for teenage drivers is during the summer

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Council Approves Expansion Of City Park System

Charlottesville’s elected leaders approve master plan that adds new green space.

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27 mins ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

32 mins ago in National

Making headlines this week

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A member of the NATO parachute demonstration team lands during a change of command ceremony at NATO military headquarters in Mons, southern Belgium on Wednesday May 4, 2016. U.S. Army General Curtis  M. Scaparrotti was installed as NATO's 18th supreme allied commander Europe (SACEUR). The commander, by tradition an American general or admiral, is responsible for the overall direction and conduct of NATO's global military operations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

35 mins ago in Lifestyle, National

Anti-hunger group uses fake app to fool, educate

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 14 percent of Americans, or more than 17 million people, are what is called food insecure, meaning at times of the year, they are uncertain of being able to acquire enough food for their household.

2 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

UVA Police Issue Harassment Alert

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The University of Virginia Police Department has issued a community alert dealing with harassment incidents. Police say the Office of…

3 hours ago in Charlottesville City, Local

No Charges In Pedestrian Accident

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City Police say no charges will be filed in connection with a pedestrian being hit by a car on May 1st.