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28 min ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Santiago Still Missing in Albemarle County

Santiago's family and supporters aren't giving up hope. The Albemarle County womans went missing in July of this year.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NBC29

Thousands of Women of All Ages Participate in the 22nd Women's Four Miler

The 22nd Women's Four Miler started off at Foxfield in Albemarle County at 8 o'clock with women of all ages participating.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Council tweaks operating procedures at Morven retreat

The Charlottesville City Council spent all day at Morven Farms in Albemarle County on Friday to find better ways to communicate with each other and the public.

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NBC29

VDOT to Close Clark Road for Slope Repairs

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close Route 674 in western Albemarle County on Wednesday, Sept.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

MHS Athletic Director, Two Others, Plead Guilty To Bid Rigging

The athletic director at Monticello High School and two other defendants have pleaded guilty to rigging bids on athletic apparel.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Keswick, VA

NBC29

Advisory Panel Discusses Set Long-Term Schedule for Rt. 29 Projects

Drivers on Route 29 could see big changes in the next few months near Rio Road and Berkmar Drive.

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WCAV

Tandem School Receives Grant for Science Learning

A representative from Dominion Virginia Power gave Tandem a $5,000 check on Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WCAV

Need to Know - Thursday August 28, 2014

MCDONNELL CORRUPTION TRIAL: Testimony has wrapped up in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Air Accidents, Charlottesville, VA

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Charlottesville Man Indicted on Nine Counts of Embezzlement

A Charlottesville man has been indicted of embezzling what the Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office calls "upwards of $1 million dollars" from an Earlysville company.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Earlysville, VA

NBC29

Volunteers Wanted for Airplane Safety Exercise

The Office of Emergency Management for Charlottesville, UVA and Albemarle County is looking for volunteers to play the 'victims' of an airplane accident.

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WCAV

Carjacking Reported in Albemarle County

Albemarle County police are investigating a report of a man wearing a fake beard carjacking a woman and her two children on Dickerson Road.

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Travel World News

Virginia: Fall Festival Seasons Arrives in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau is inviting travelers to enjoy a multitude of festivals and other fun events in their area this fall.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Willie Nelson, Country, Life, Food, Food Festival, Vegetables

WCAV

What Happened to the Stink Bugs?

"There's a lot more to this than what we have been able to uncover so far," said Michael Lachance, extension agent with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office in Nelson County.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Paving Thursday At McIntire-Harris Intersection

Paving is the next step as part of the 250-McIntire work. The intersection of McIntire Road and Harris Street will be paved Thursday.

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WCAV

Math SOL Scores Up in Virginia

Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state's more rigorous mathematics tests and pass rates were relatively flat on revised English, history and science tests.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Fluvanna County, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WCAV

Albemarle Supervisors Ask VDOT to Make 29 Construction Open to Users

Albemarle county supervisors are asking VDOT to think of people who use Route 29 during the big construction at Rio Road.

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WCAV

Need to Know - Tuesday August 26, 2014

MCDONNELL CORRUPTION TRIAL: Prosecutors wrapped up their cross-examination of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Charlottesville, VA

NBC29

State Police Dodge Inquiries Regarding Surplus Military Equipment

The Albemarle County-based Rutherford Institute has been warning people for a long time about what it sees as the increased police state in America.

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Switched

Kidnapping Victim Rescued After Texting Sister

A New Mexico woman who texted her sister to say she was being kidnapped in a car by a man with a weapon was rescued by police who used the message to track down and arrest the driver after a high-speed chase through central Albuquerque, police said.

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Related Topix: Lynchburg, VA, Charlottesville, VA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WCAV

Martha Jefferson Hospital President to Retire

The president of Martha Jefferson Hospital announced he will retire this fall. Jim Haden has worked at the Charlottesville area hospital for 21 years.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Nursing, Medicine

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