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Albemarle School Board Explores Ways To Make System More User-Friendly

The Albemarle School Board wants to make the sytem more user-friendly and do a better job communicating with county families.

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Atkins Contract Up For Renewal This Week

The city school takes action this week on Rosa Atkins’ contract.

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Belmont Resident Vents Over New Development Planned For Starr Hill

A Belmont resident is unhappy about a proposed development in the city’s Starr Hill neighborhood.

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McAuliffe Holds Cash Advantage Over Cuccinelli

New campaign finance reports show Democrat Terry McAuliffe has roughly rwice the cash-on-hand of Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

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UVA Board Of Visitors Will Lose Three Senior Members This Month

Three members of the UVA Board of Visitors have become short-timers.

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Hurt Promotes Energy Development In Latest Tour

5th District Congressman Robert Hurt wants approval of the Keystone pipeline.

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Tea Party Denies Involvement With Dumler Petition

Reaction to the Dumler case from the Tea Party.  Scottsville supervisor Chris Dumler sent out an email after last Friday’s…

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Virginia First Lady Finances Under Scrutiny

The governor’s finances have been under investigation by the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Richmond since November.

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Filming To Begin For “Killing Kennedy”

Filming on a new movie will begin next month in Richmond.

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New Orange County Website Goes Live

A new interactive website for Orange County.

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8 mins 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.

38 mins 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.

1 hour 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.

3 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.

3 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.