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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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No. 1 Virginia Takes Down North Carolina 3-1

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Kenny Towns homered in the bottom of the 3rd and No. 1 Virginia Baseball claimed another ACC series with it's defense, defeating North Carolina 3-1 Saturday afternoon.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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UVA Revokes Agreements With Pi Kappa Alpha And Sigma Nu

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The University of Virginia has revoked agreements with two of its oldest fraternities.

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Sportscaster Craig Sager battling leukaemia

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The longtime sideline reporter is in the fight of his life.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's top newsmakers and the stories you may have missed.