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Planning Commission Will Focus On Stalled Landmark Project

The Charlottesville Planning Commission will take up the stalled Landmark Hotel project.

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Police Say Body Found In Lynchburg Is Jamisha Gilbert

A state medical examiner determines a body that turned up in Lynchburg was Jamisha Gilbert.

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Slight Increase In Local Jobless Rate

The local unemployment rate went up .1% in October.

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Water Pipeline Deal Off Table In Fluvanna

The Fluvanna supervisors have scrapped a deal to build a water pipeline from Lake Monticello to Zion Crossroads.

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Some Virginia Fast Food Restaurant Workers Complain About Pay

Some employees of Virginia’s fast food restaurants say they can’t make it on their current pay.

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UVA Students And Faculty Enjoy Lighting Of The Lawn

UVA holds its annual Lighting of the Lawn, and a choral group entertains at Charlottesville High School.

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Broadus Wood Opens After Car Crashes Into Building

Broaddus Wood Elementary School returned to normal operations after a car had crashed into the building before students got there.

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Body Of Black Female Found In Lynchburg

Lynchburg Police say the body of a black female was found Wednesday morning.

Victims’ Families To Hold “Enough Is Enough” News Conference

The families of several young people who have died or disappeared will hold a news conference Saturday.

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Albemarle Police Auxiliary Force Approved

The Albemarle Police Department will have an auxiliary force following approval by the county supervisors.

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