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15 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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

NBC29

UVA Batten Students Volunteer on Last Day of Summer Break

The last day of summer has arrived for students at the University of Virginia, but many of them decided to get out and work in the community Monday instead of hanging around the university.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Yancey Elementary receives state grant

An after-school program that serves students from Albemarle County Public Schools is the recipient of a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant from the Virginia Department of Education .

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Related Topix: Esmont, VA

NBC29

Albemarle Fire Rescue Holding Community Meeting on EMS Billing Changes

Monday night, Albemarle County Fire Rescue is holding a community information session on changes to the emergency medical services billing program.

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Related Topix: Earlysville, VA

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Pegasus Program At UVA Turns 30

A visible symbol of the University of Virginia Medical Center has celebrated a major anniversary.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

RV Catches Fire On Interstate 64 In Albemarle

A recreational vehicle caught fire Sunday and created a major backup for eastbound traffic on Interstate 64 in Albemarle County.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

This Autumn, 'Fall' for Charlottesville and Albemarle County

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau invites visitors and locals alike to enjoy a multitude of festivals and other fun events in our area this fall.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Arrington, VA, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Willie Nelson, Country, Beer

WCAV

VDOT Closing Portion of Clark Rd. In Crozet

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close Route 674 in western Albemarle County from August 25th through the 28th, including overnight, for slope repairs on the roadway shoulders.

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Related Topix: Crozet, VA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NBC29

Day of Gleaning Moves Produce from Farm to Those in Need

Volunteers across the state are helping to gather produce to send to those who need it most.

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Related Topix: Covesville, VA, Life, Fruits, Food, Charlottesville, VA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NBC29

Albemarle SROs Head Back to School

One day after a threat came into Clark Elementary School , police in Charlottesville and Albemarle County were also ready to head back to school Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Kids, Family

NBC29

LearningRx Offers Tips to Help Students Transition Back to School

Students in Charlottesville and Albemarle County boarding buses for their first day of school Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Kids, Family

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NBC29

Public Hearing Set for Berkmar Dr. Extension Route

The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a location public hearing to gather public comment on potential alignments for the extension of Route 1403 between Hilton Heights Road and Towncenter Drive in Albemarle County.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Culpeper, VA

WCAV

Albemarle Co. Police Increasing Patrols for Back to School Safety

More than 8,000 kids in the Albemarle County school district will be heading to their first day of school Wednesday, August 20, and police officers want to remind drivers to take it slow.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NBC29

Scottsville Residents Talk Noise Ordinance with Town Councilors

There's a big push for peace and quiet in Albemarle County. People who live in Scottsville sounded off Monday night at the Town Council meeting, asking councilors to buckle down on late-night noise.

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Related Topix: Scottsville, VA

NBC29

Funeral Service Held for Officer Wayne Bettinger

Family, friends and fellow first responders said a final farewell to Officer Wayne Bettinger Monday.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Fluvanna County, VA, University of Virginia

WFAA-TV Dallas

Author charged with DUI in fatal crash in Virginia

An acclaimed journalist and author faces charges of driving under the influence stemming from a crash that killed a 75-year-old Virginia man.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Charlottesville, VA, Afton, VA

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