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Wed, May 27, 2015

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WAYNESBORO — The lights go on at 8 a.m. today. That’s when ESPN3 will start broadcasting the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, where Kate Collins Middle School eighth grader Sam Pereles hopes to bec
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Shenandoah Valley Police Address Concerns at NAACP Forum
Law enforcement and community activists in the Shenandoah Valley discussed strategies to improve police-minority relations during a forum hosted by the Staunton branch of the NAACP.
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Albemarle redistricting committee continues debate
Following a public meeting that saw some community members push back against preliminary plans to redistrict students, Albemarle...
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Commission Considers More Telecom Equipment in Charlottesville
The Charlottesville Planning Commission debated an ordinance Tuesday that would allow the installation of new telecom equipment in previously restricted areas.
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Charlottesville Community Bike Shop Burglarized
Staff members at Charlottesville Community Bikes, which operates solely on community donations, are devastated after a weekend burglary.
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Albemarle Republicans announce candidates
The Albemarle County Republican Party has announced its list of candidates for local offices in this year’s November...
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The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a weekend break-in at Community Bikes on Avon Street.
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Washington and Lee President Kenneth Ruscio to step down in 2016
ROANOKE — Washington and Lee University President Kenneth Ruscio announced Tuesday he will step down at end of the 2016 academic year to return to the university's faculty.
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Trial begins for Charlottesville man accused of 2013 homicide
The eyes of 13 jury members went wide Tuesday while being shown police photos of a grisly Woodland Drive homicide scene during the trial for the man accused of committing Charlottesville’s only homici
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An Albemarle County Realtor is being held without bond following a fatal crash in Albemarle on Monday morning.
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NGIC welcomes new commander
The National Ground Intelligence Center in Albemarle County welcomed its new leader Tuesday and paid tribute to its departing commander.
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Tsaye Simpson Murder Trial Underway
Trial is underway for Tsaye Simpson, the man accused of killing Jarvis Brown on Woodland Drive in 2013.
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Richmond Panel Discuss Business Issues for VA.
Members of Virginia's Small Business Commission say there are some trouble spots for the commonwealth. The SBC met in Richmond to hear presentations and to go over findings from reports.
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Christian Aid Mission Director Returns from Nepal
Christian Aid Mission South Asia Director Sarla Rana is back in Albemarle County after helping to deliver supplies to victims of Nepal's deadly earthquake.
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Groups increase pre-K access with innovative programs
According to the United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area, about 250 at-risk 4-year-olds in Charlottesville-Albemarle will not be served by...
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Council wants more time to decide on West Main rezoning
The Charlottesville City Council is now expected to decide in June whether to initiate a study of changing...
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Supervisors considering growth area expansion at major intersection
When the Albemarle Board of Supervisors finally holds a public hearing on the Comprehensive Plan on June 10,...
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How do you feel about transient lodging facilities?
After almost a year of study, the absence of new regulations for in-home lodging has left Charlottesville property...
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