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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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Bob McDonnell Loses Law License

Citing his felony convictions of public corruption, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has stripped Bob McDonnell of his license to practice law.

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Koleszar Runs Again For Albemarle School Board

Steve Koleszar is seeking a sixth term on the Albemarle School Board.

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Bell Wants More Review Of 29 North Projects

Albemarle Delegate Rob Bell authored a budget amendment that could affect Route 29 corridor projects.

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Lights Approved For Little League Field

Some of Albemarle County's younger athletes are a step closer to playing night baseball.

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Governor McAuliffe Released From Hospital

A two-hour surgical procedure drained 1.5 liters of blood from a punctured lung.

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Charlottesville Fire Department Ranked One Of Best In Nation

Only 59 other fire department in the country have a Class 1 rating from the Insurance Services Office.

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Drone Operator Settles With Feds

A man who battled the FAA after a drone flew around UVA has settled with the feds.

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Local Airport Had Another Banner Year In 2014

The local airport had another banner year in 2014.

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Pleas For Additional DNA In The State’s Criminal Data Bank

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Several people went before the Senate Courts and Justice Committee and the House Criminal Law Sub-committee on Wednesday to testify…

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Bomb Threat Evacuates Monticello High

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Students were bused to Cale Elementary as police investigated.

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Pot Bill Goes Up In Smoke

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Bill would've made the maximum penalty for marijuana possession a $100 fine.

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

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Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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Iachetta, Commander Plead Guilty To Misdemeanors

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Former Charlottlesville Registrar Sheri Iachetta and former electoral board member Stephanie Commander have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors related to the use of city-owned cell phones.