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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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TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airports

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The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

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Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Slight Increase In Local Jobless Rate

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The unemployment rate in the Charlottesville region went up slightly in June.

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Gas Price Continues Downward Trend

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The cost of gas continues to go down in Virginia and elsewhere across the U.S.

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Washington Trial Date Set For May 23rd

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A trial date has been set for the man accused of killing a mother and her daughter in the city.