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Antique Plane Has Accident At Louisa Airshow

A Warrenton man’s plane had an accident Saturday at a Louisa County airshow.

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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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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.

3 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.

3 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.

4 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.

5 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.