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Woman Hit By Gunfire In Orange

A woman was wounded by gunfire at an apartment complex in the Town of Orange.

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Tax-Free Holiday Through May 31st

There is no state sales tax on certain items through May 31st.

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Tougher Texting While Driving Laws Kick In July 1

The first of July will bring new laws that crack down on texting while driving and DUI.

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Speed Considered Factor In Louisa Fatal Car Crash

Two people died in Louisa County in a car crash Thursday morning.

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Shooting Death Of Crozet Girl Ruled Accidental

The Medical Examiner has ruled that the shooting death of a young girl in Crozet was an accident.

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Western Bypass Supporters, Opponents Let Voices Be Heard

Many area residents are not bashful about sharing their views on the Route 29 Western Bypass project.

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Richmond Prosecutor Will Examine Governor’s Economic Statements

The Commonwealth’s Attorney Of Richmond will examine Governor McDonnell’s past economic statements.

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Orange County Man Charged With Heroin Possession

Agents raided a house in the Locust Grove area and charged a man with having heroin.

AAA Predicts Slight Drop In Memorial Day Travel

AAA expects a slight decrease in the number of Virginians who do dome traveling over the Memorial Day weekend.

UVA

UVA Police Investigate Break-In

A break in on Farrish Circle.

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4 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 11

People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

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

8 hours ago in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Fire Guts Log Cabin Near Dyke

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A fire has gutted a log cabin in the Dyke area of Greene County.

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

Board Hears New Horror Stories

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The Albemarle Supervisors hear new horror stories from residents of Woodburn Road.

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

Matthew Lawyers Have Revised Deadline

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The defense lawyers for Jesse Matthew have a revised deadline for requesting a change of venue, if they want to go that route.

11 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Augusta School Bus Crash Injures Kids

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An Augusta County school bus carrying middle and high school kids crashed Wednesday afternoon in the Fishersville area.