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Area Residents Hope to Reopen The Old Afton Mountain Tunnel

Local residents want to reopen the old Afton Mountain tunnel which was built in the 19th century.

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LBGT Community Not Happy With Supervisors Vote

Members of the local LGBT community are disappointed by the failed vote by the Albemarle Supervisors to recognized Pride Festival Day.

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Governor, AG Disagree On School Law

The Governor says he disagrees with Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli about a new law.

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Fatal Accident On Interstate-81

A fatal accident on Interstate-81 near Harrisonburg

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Man Spends Night In Ditch After Motorcycle Crash

Police say a man spent Tuesday night in a ditch after he was in a motorcycle accident.

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Guilty Pleas In Rugby Road Fake ID Operation

The three defendants in a local fake ID operation have pleaded guilty in Charlottesville federal court.

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Virginia Tourism Sets Record

The amount of money generated by tourism has set a record in Virginia.

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Supervisors Reject Resolution Supporting Pride Festival

A resolution supporting the Pride Festival has been rejected by the Albemarle supervisors on a tie vote.

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Councilors Want Improved Traffic Flow At 29-Hydraulic

City Councilors have voiced their backing for traffic flow improvements at 29 North and Hydraulic Road.

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Council Favors Upgrade For Tonsler Park

City councilors have voiced their support for renovations at Tonsler park.

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Gas drops below $3 for first time in 4 years

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Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.

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U.S. consumers are feeling good

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Consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years.

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Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

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J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.

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Matthew Trial Date In Fairfax To Be Set In Two Weeks

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The lawyer for Jesse Matthew wants his client to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, and a trial date in Fairfax will be set in two weeks.

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Orange County Shooting Suspect Arrested

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Kevin Patrick McLeer was wanted for shooting into an occupied vehicle.