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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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Star sprinter Torrin Lawrence dies at 25

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FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, Torrin Lawrence reacts after his heat in the senior men's 400-meter dash at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident early Monday, July 28, 2014 in Cordele, Ga. He was 25.

Celebrated track star Torrin Lawrence has been killed in a tragic road accident in Georgia.

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Mini Dominoes break World Record

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The challenge gets bigger as the Dominoes get smaller!

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U.S. marshals, police wounded, fugitive dead in NYC gunfight

A New York Police Officer stands guard inside a cordoned area at the site of a shooting in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York on July 28, 2014.

Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in Greenwich Village.

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Actor James Shigeta dies at 81

Miyoshi Umeki and James Shigeta star in Flower Drum Song in 1961.

"Die Hard," "Lost Horizon" and "Mulan" star, James Shigeta, dies at 81.

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U.S says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013. Obama and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria during their bilateral meeting.

In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government claims that Moscow has violated the Cold War treaty.