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McDonnell Trial: Investigator Testimony About $50,000 Check

There was testimony Tuesday in the McDonnells trial about a $50,000 check from Jonnie Williams to Maureen McDonnell.

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Retail Sales Up In Most Areas Of Regional Economy

The latest figures show retail sales were up during the first half of this year in most localities in our region.

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Local Groups Help Anderson Street Fire Victims

Local groups are assisting a family that was displaced by an August 7th fire on Anderson Street.

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Hurt Says Congress Needs To Secure U.S. Borders

Fifth District U.S. Representative Robert Hurt (R- Chatham) says Congress needs to secure U.S. borders.

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Opposition To Counties’ Interest In Equal Taxing Powers

A past leader of the local tea party hopes Albemarle won't pursue equal taxing powers for counties and cities.

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Norfolk-Based Ship With Troubled Past Heads For Middle East

A Norfolk-based naval vessel with a troubled past is heading for the Middle East.

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New Operations Director For RWSA

The Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority has hired a new operations director.

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Trying To Finish City School Renovation

Charlottesville school officials have been renovating many buildings, and they hope to finish before August 20th.

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Counties Want Taxing Power Equal To Cities’

County Supervisors voice interest in adding taxation-related requests to the next General Assembly.

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UVA Benefactor Ruth Caplin Dies

Longtime UVA benefactor Ruth Sacks Caplin has died, making her husband Mortimer Caplin a widower.

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Mission To Convert Old Jail Into Local Museum

The historical society has permission to raise money to convert the old jail near Court Square into a local museum.

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Sierra Club Wants City To Abandon Traditional Pesticides

Local Sierra Club members amplify their demands to eliminate traditional pesticides.

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Fire Displaces Anderson Street Family

A Thursday night fire has displaced six members of an Anderson Street family.

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GM Recall Impacts Driver’s Ed Cars For Charlottesville Teens

The latest GM recalls have affected the cars the Charlottesville schools use for their driver's ed program.

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New Details Emerge On May 10th Stabbing Death

New details have emerged in a May 10th stabbing death at a Charlottesville restaurant.

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Second Victim Of Fiery Crash On I-64 Has Been Identified

We know now the identity of a man who died in a fiery Wednesday morning crash on I-64 near Keswick.

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Advisory Panel For 29 Corridor Meets With Former VDOT Commissioner

An advisory panel for the Route 29 corridor improvements met Thursday with a former VDOT commissioner.

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Valley Woman Becomes New Leader Of Local Business Center

A Harrisonburg woman is the new leader of the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center.

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Lockn’ Festival Organizers Gain More Land

The organizers of the Lockn' Music Festival in Nelson County have gained more land.

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Consumer Spending Rose In Virginia In 2012

New figures show Virginia's consumer spending increased in 2012.

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