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UVA Requests Independent Counsel To Help Deal With Sexual Assault

Rector George Keith Martin says UVA should be a leader in finding solutions.

Home Sales: Double-Digit Percentage Increase In 2013

Home sales in the region were up 10% during 2013 compared to 2012.

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City Democrats Pick New Leaders

Charlottesville Democrats have picked new leaders and chosen representation on the city’s electoral board

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Fairfax Police Investigate Random Stabbing Of Pre-teen

Fairfax County Police are searching for suspects the stabbing of a 12-year-old.

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CAT Begins New Routes Saturday

Charlottesville Area Transit will make many changes to its bus routes beginning Saturday.

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One Dead And Two Injured In Collision On Route 53

One person has died and two others were injured in a two-car collision on Route 53 in Albemarle County.

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Resident Wants The City To Pursue Revenue From Bike Riders

A longtime resident to pursue getting revenue from bicycle riders,

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Longtime Resident Wants To Get Revenue From Bike Riders

A longtime local resident wants the city to investigate getting revenue from bicycle riders.

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Laundry Room Fire Forces Evacuation Of Culpeper County Jail

A weekend fire in a laundry room prompted the evacuation of the Culpeper County Jail.

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Culpeper Residents Arrested On Drug-Related Charges

Two residents of Culpeper have been arrested on drug-related charges.

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Fire Destroys Albemarle Home

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Still no word on what caused the fire on Hildridge Drive.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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Martese Johnson Next Court Date May 28th

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During a brief hearing Thursday morning, the next court date for Martese Johnson was set for May 28th.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.