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City Schools Boast More Diverse Faculty

City school officials say they have had better success this year hiring black teachers.

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Past Mayors Compare Notes With Council

Former Charlottesville mayors got together Thursday with the current City Council.

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PVCC Expects Enrollment Decline

PVCC expects lower enrollment for the fall semester than it had a year ago.

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Crozet ABC Store Closes For 8 Weeks

The ABC store serving the Crozet area will shut down for eight weeks for expansion.

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County Students Score High On SAT’s

Albemarle SAT scores are higher than both state and national figures.

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Man Murdered In Trailer On Carlton Avenue

City Police say 31-year-old Jason Lee Shifflett was found shot to death early Thursday morning inside his trailer on Carlton Avenue.

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Supervisors Continue Debate Over Plan

The Albemarle Supervisors continue their debate over a possible change in the county's comprehensive plan.

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UVA Undergrad Dies After Run

A UVA fourth-year student dies after a run at Lannigan Field.

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Chamber: Strong Job Growth In Region

Strong job growth continues in our region.

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UVA Student Grabbed By Bicyclist

City Police are investigating a report of a female UVA student grabbed by a bicyclist.

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Councilors Will Revisit YMCA Lease

City Councilors are being asked to amend a ground lease for a proposed YMCA structure in McIntire Park.

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88 Keys Wilson Has Passed Away

Charlottesville music legend Wilfred "88 Keys" Wilson has died.

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UVA Men’s Basketball Schedule Released

Virginia Hoops schedule in conference has been released.

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New Fire Chief Outlines Goals

Charlottesville's next fire chief says he wants his firefighters to have a strong community presence.

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WDBJ Reporter, Cameraman Remembered

Hundreds attended both events, one a traditional funeral, the other a joyous life celebration.

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Fatal Crash In Nelson County

An 88-year-old Lovingston woman was taken to UVA Hospital, but later died.

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Dangerous Police Calls Common

The Albemarle Police Department says officers often have to respond to calls in which a person is armed and dangerous, and such calls are becoming more and more frequent.

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Martese Johnson To Speak At TEDx

The UVA student at the center of a controversial arrest by ABC agents will be a guest speaker at the upcoming TEDx Charlottesville.

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UVA Great Tom Scott Dies

Tom Scott, the first two-sport All-American at the University of Virginia, has died.

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Bob McDonnell Free During Appeals

Bob McDonnell will get to stay out of jail for at least a while longer.

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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.