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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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REVIEW: ‘St. Vincent’ shouldn’t work, but it does

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Bill Murray, left, and Jaeden Lieberher in a scene from the film, "St. Vincent."

St. Vincent should be forgettable, yet it’s one of the more memorable and moving dramedies you’ll see this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 23

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Virginia Tech Holds Vigil For Hannah Graham

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Virginia Tech has held a vigil for missing UVA student Hannah Graham.

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Famous album covers come alive

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No, your eyes aren't tricking you. The album covers in Roy Kafri's new music video ARE singing along.

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FBI Commits To DNA Testing Relating To Alexis Murphy Case

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The FBI commits to DNA testing that involves the Alexis Murphy case, but there's no timetable.