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Charlottesville Schools Enroll More Students

The Charlottesville schools have more students than expected.

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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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Virginia Tourism Sets Record

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

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Alexis Murphy’s Cell Phone Found

The cell phone of the missing teenager from Nelson County has been found.

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Cantor Will Vote For Use Of Force Against Syria

Congressman Eric Cantor (R-Henrico County) wants to let President use force against Syria.

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Virginia Senators And House Members React To Syria Situation

Virginia’s 13-member congressional delegation is sounding off on new developments involving Syria.

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New Study Shows Many Of Us Are Driving Less

Virginia reflects a national trend of people driving fewer miles each year.

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Area Schools Get Grant Money For Enhanced Security

Many local schools are getting grant money for enhanced security.

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Candidates For Governor Attend Labor Day Events

Virginia’s candidates for Governor were out pressing the flesh during Labor Day events.

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