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CAT Downtown Trolley Detoured Until April

Trolleys operated by Charlottesville Area Transit are going on a detour until April.

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Rail Advocates Discuss Second Amtrak Run

Virginia rail advocates say our area will eventually get another AMTRAK train.

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Smith Condemns Profane Outbursts At Council Meeting

Vice-Mayor Dede Smith has condemned the profane language some people used at a December City Council morning.

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Recent Gas Tax Hike Not Noticed Yet

The impact of a January 1st statewide gas tax increase has not shown up yet at the pumps .

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Democrats Win Pair Of Special Elections

Democrats have won special elections in Northern Virginia and the Petersburg area.

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Two Years In Prison For Bob McDonnell

Former Governor Bob McDonnell has been sentenced to two years in prison after being convicted of corruption charges.

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Green Light To Check Out Downtown Security Cameras

To the dismay of some civil libertarians, the City Council has told the Police Chief to explore getting a network of security cameras for the Downtown Mall.

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YMCA Granted Another One-Year Extension

City councilors have granted the YMCA another one-year extension to arrange financing for their project.

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Warner Name Continues On Road Through McIntire Park

City councilors have agreed to name roadway through McIntire Park for John Warner.

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Fluvanna Residents Can Review Plans For Roundabout

VDOT is planning to install a roundabout in the Palmyra area.

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Economist: State Economy To Muddle Along In 2015

A prominent economist predicts Virginia will along this year.

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Hurt Outlines Goals For 2015; Gets Grilled About Boehner

Congressman Robert Hurt has revealed his goals for this year.

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CJR: Rolling Stone Article Worst Of 2014

The Columbia Journalism Review says last November's Rolling Stone piece about UVA was the worst journalism of 2014

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Lawmakers Battle Attorney General On Tuition

Two state lawmakers want to challenge the Attorney General's directive on tuition for undocumented students.

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Former Delegate Murray Passes Away

94-year old former Delegate Jim Murray (D- Albemarle) has died at his Earlysville home.

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Better Playground Items Requested

Some of Charlottesville's younger residents want more up to date playground equipment.

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Culpeper Fires Town Manager

The Culpeper Town Council has fired Town Manager Dewey Cashwell, and Chris Hively is his interim successor.

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City Wants Old Christmas Trees At Curbside

Charlottesville will begin collecting discarded Christmas trees Monday morning.

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Commonwealth Honors Former Congressman Herb Harris

Governor McAuliffe has ordered that flags fly at half-staff Monday to honor the late Congreeman Herb Harris.

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Sullivan Made List Of Those Who Wrote Judge About McDonnell

UVA President Teresa Sullivan appears on a list of Virginians who wrote to a federal judge about Bob McDonnell.

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Hampden-Sydney College has called off classes until next week.

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Mayor Satyendra Huja has announced that he will not seek re-election to City Council.

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A State Senate committee has rejected legislation that would overturn a law involving ultrasounds.

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Afton Store Robbed

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There was an armed robbery Wednesday night at a Nelson County store.

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Senate Committee Kills Measure Eliminating Standardized Tests

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A state senate committee has balked at legislation that would eliminate more standardized tests.