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City School Board Opposes Law Dealing With School Takeovers

The Charlottesville School Board opposes a new state law that involves state takeovers of schools.

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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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4 hours ago in Viral Videos

The cicadas are coming …

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Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

4 hours ago in Entertainment

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

5 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 10 P.M.

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A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for our area until 10 p.m.

6 hours ago in Sports

Stuard wins in New Orleans after playoff

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Journeyman Brian Stuard clinched his first PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over fellow American Jamie Lovemark and South Korean An Byeong-hun at the weather-plagued Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Monday.

6 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Smoke From Chute Prompts Evacuation

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Smoke from a trash chute prompted a brief evacuation of a high-rise public housing complex off Monticello Avenue.