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  1. at&T, Drive Smart Virginia Focus on Distracted Driving at UvaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NBC29

    Students at the University of Virginia are learning some valuable lessons about the dangers of texting while driving thanks to a new partnership between AT&T and DRIVE SMART Virginia. Dozens of people stopped by the It Can Wait campaign tent in front of Newcomb Hall Thursday.

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  2. Albemarle Co. Police: Missing 59-Year-Old Woman FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NBC29

    Albemarle County police have located a woman who had been missing since Wednesday afternoon. Debra German was last seen taking a cab from Charlottesville to Carter's Mountain Wednesday.

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  3. Albemarle Co. Police Department: Missing 59-Year-Old Woman FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC29

    The Albemarle County Police Department is searching for a missing woman, 59-year old Debra Marie German from the City of Charlottesville. The search effort is focused along Route 53 at the base of Carter's Mountain.

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  4. UVA School of Medicine Makes Fertilization DiscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC29

    Researchers found that harpoon-shaped filaments or tubes of DNA, on the head of sperm are what they use to interact with the egg. "If we know exactly which residue on the sperm is interacting with which amino acid on the egg, then we can better design some drugs to either block it, or to help it happen," says Heping Zhang, UVA research scientist.

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  5. Trial Date Set for Allegations of Hazing at UVARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC29

    The former first year swimmer, Anthony Marcantonio, accuses five team members of being responsible. Those men were kicked off the team in October.

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  6. Central VA Police Warn Public of Deadly Synthetic Drug 'Spice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | NBC29

    Charlottesville and Albemarle County police are issuing an urgent warning to the public: both departments say they are seeing a spike in the number of people using synthetic marijuana, commonly referred to as "spice". A toxicologist at the University of Virginia says they've seen a 600 percent increase in spice cases since March.

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  7. New West Main St. Businesses Concerned Over Streetscape ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | NBC29

    New businesses along West Main Street have growing concerns about a proposed streetscape project Charlottesville leaders could approve this fall. Babes in the Woods held its grand opening on Friday.

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  8. Charlottesville: Free Trolley to End Summer DetourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | NBC29

    Charlottesville, Virginia... 8/21/2015... On Monday, August 24, Charlottesville Area Transit's Free Trolley will end a summer long detour and resume service to McCormick Road. The detour which had started on May 18th, utilized Whitehead Road and Emmet Street while McCormick Road was under construction.

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  9. UVA Offers First Special Ed Master's Program in Northern VARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NBC29

    "Sometimes I think we focus on the need part, but they also have a lot of potential. And sometimes it's more of a challenge to reach into that potential, but these are individuals that can really make a difference and an impact in society.

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  10. Charlottesville, Albemarle Work to Improve TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NBC29

    The city and the county both held meetings on transportation Thursday. The agendas focused on improving bike lanes, bus routes and pedestrian walkways.

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  11. Administrators at Albemarle Concerned about Overcrowding at SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NBC29

    Dean Tistadt of Albemarle county schools said "we've understated the overcrowding in some of the schools that have more populations of special needs or ESL students, we are really putting some teachers in some spaces we should not be putting them in that's part of the challenge we face." According to a recent report from the school system, Greer Elementary is overcrowded now by 19 students, and Albemarle High School that number jumps to more than 100.

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  12. Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Reports Record SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NBC29

    The mid-year report shows sales in every locality in Central Virginia are up. As expected, revenues were the highest in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

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  13. Kroger to Sponser Career Fair in CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NBC29

    Kroger is sponsoring a Career Fair Saturday, August 29 to attract applicants for more than 50 unfilled jobs in its three Charlottesville stores. The Career Fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Marriott Courtyard Charlottesville North at 638 Hillsdale Drive.

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  14. UVA Earns Baby-Friendly Hospital AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NBC29

    An international initiative ranks the University of Virginia as one of the best hospitals in the U.S. for babies and their mothers. The children's hospital and women's services have worked for three years to receive the designation as a baby-friendly birth facility.

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  15. Representative Robert Hurt Visits Charlottesville BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NBC29

    Some central Virginia businesses are getting a visit from their congressman this week. Representative Robert Hurt, R-5th District, is visiting several of the towns he represents before he heads back to Washington next month.

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  16. UVa Dual-Degree Program Aims to Meet Demand for STEM TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NBC29

    This fall, students studying engineering at the University of Virginia can also get a degree in teaching at the same time. The Curry School of Education and the School of Engineering are offering a 5-year, dual-degree program where students can graduate with a degree in engineering and a master's degree in teaching.

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  17. Cut Fiber Severs Service for CenturyLink customers in Albemarle Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NBC29

    A fiber was cut this morning by a third party vendor in the Charlottesville area impacting approximately 10 thousand customers in southern and eastern Albemarle County. Phone, cell phone and Internet services are not working in this area.

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  18. Neighbors Concerned Over Proposed Hotel at Ridge St. and Cherry Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NBC29

    A proposed hotel at the intersection of Ridge Street and Cherry Avenue has some neighbors who live near the area none too happy about what it could do to the area. Charlottesville planners and engineers held a site plan conference at City Hall Wednesday morning.

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  19. Computers4Kids, OED to Host Entrepreneurship Pitch NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NBC29

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, On Friday, August 21st at 6:15pm, Computers4Kids and the City of Charlottesville's Office of Economic Development will host an Entrepreneurship Pitch Night, the culminating event during C4K's Summer Showcase. This event will highlight the work of the youth who attended the Entrepreneurship Summer Camp earlier this month.

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  20. Charlottesville Approves Court-related Parking Spaces for Albemarle Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | NBC29

    An Albemarle County bed and breakfast is kicking-off a contest to sell its million dollar historic home and surrounding vineyard property. All it will cost is an entry fee and a few creative words.

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