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County Democrats elect new chair

The Albemarle Democrats have a new leader.

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Still time to tour design house

The Design House is open for you to come away with some new ideas.

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Preservation group gets involved in bypass debate

A statewide group is going to bat for the Jesse Scott Sammons Farmstead in Albemarle County.

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Huguely defense team takes next step in appeal

The lawyers handling George Huguely’s appeal have taken the next step.

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UVA alumnus Mark Sandford heads back to Congress

A University of Virginia graduate has survived a rough special election and he’s heading back to Congress.

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Businessman becomes candidate for Fluvanna Supervisor

A businessman who lives in the Lake Monticello area has become a candidate for the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors.

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Arrest in death of UVA “Semester At Sea” student

A man is being charged in the death of a UVA student while visiting the Caribbean island of Dominica.

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VDOT resumes soil removal work on Afton

VDOT got an early start Monday morning on closing lanes on top of Afton Mt. for the soil removal work as part of the rock slide prevention project

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Tuition and fees are going up at Longwood

A college education will be more expensive soon at Longwood University.

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Albemarle woman renews effort to force Dumler to quit

An Albemarle woman has seized on a new Washington scandal and she’s found similarities to a local controversy.

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Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life.

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Pujols joins 500 club

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Albert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, April 23.

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‘Ice Road Truckers’ star accused of kidnapping, beating Vegas woman

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A star of the reality TV show is due in court in Las Vegas to face first degree kidnapping, extortion and coercion charges.