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City Police Charge Four With Fraud

Four suspects have been charged with fraud in what Charlottesville Police say was a scheme to rip off the elderly.

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Senate Panel Rejects Gun Control Proposal

A committee of the State Senate has rejected gun control measures.

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Higher Entrance Fees At Shenandoah National Park

It could cost more to get into Shenandoah National Park.

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Bill Dealing With Campus Sexual Assaults Advances

A bill that deals with campus sexual assaults remains alive in Richmond.

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UVA Men Edge Virginia Tech 50-47

Despite a rough outing offensively, Virginia guts out another win.

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Wahoo Women Lose to Georgia Tech, 68-62

The Virginia women's basketball team fell 68-62 to Georgia Tech on Sunday afternoon.

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Virginia March For Justice At State Capitol

Community activists, including Charlottesville area residents, mobilized for Virginia March For Justice.

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More Pledges At UVA Fraternities, Sororities

University of Virginia Greek houses have more students pledging them this semester.

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Virginia Republicans Pick New Chair

Virginia's Republican Party has chosen a new leader.

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More Albemarle Students With Limited English

Albemarle County has growing lists of students with limited English proficiency.

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State Senate Considers Bill Dealing With Primaries

The State Senate is considering a bill that would let a political party create the rules for its primary elections.

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Boyd Challenges Dittmar’s Latest Message To VDOT

Retiring Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd challenges a message Chairwoman Jane Dittmar sent to VDOT.

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Panel Rejects Adoptions By Unmarried Gay Partners

A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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Fire Destroys 19th-Century Albemarle Home

A fire guts a 19th-century house in the northeast corner of Albemarle County.

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Bill Dealing With Athletic Fees Clears House

A bill that deals with student athletic fees has cleared the House of Delegates.

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Judge Hands Claire Ogilvie Four Year Prison Term

A judge has sentenced Claire Ogilvie to four years in prison for a 2014 incident at the home of a local lawmaker.

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Albemarle Supervisors Oppose Bell Budget Amendment

Members say they never saw Delegate Rob Bell’s bill, which might kill the Rio Road/29 North interchange.

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No Link Between Jesse Matthew, Alexis Murphy

DNA test results are back, and DNA from the suspect in the Hannah Graham case could not be found in Alexis Murphy’s car.

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State Police Identify Rt. 29 Hit-and-Run Victim

A fundraiser is underway to help with funeral expenses for Damien Shifflett of Stanardsville.

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