Albemarle County

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Annual Tax Free Holiday Begins Friday

Virginia will begin its annual sales-tax holiday on Friday.

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UVA Releases New Demographic Profiles Of Virginia

The Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia releases new demographic profiles.

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Appeals Court Judges Say Ban On Same Sex Marriages Should Go

A three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals wants to end Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages.

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Bicyclist Killed In Albemarle

There was a fatal accident involving a bicyclist Saturday at Walnut Creek Park.

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Albemarle Police Look For Car Break-In Suspect

Albemarle Police are asking for help in identifying a car burglary suspect.

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Overnight Bridge Repair On I-64 At Route 29 Interchange

There will be overnight bridge repair this week on the eastbound side of Interstate-64 at the Route 29 intersection.

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Charlottesville Radio Group Stations Do Well In Progress Readers Poll

WCNR and WINA fare well in the 2014 Daily Progress Readers Choice Poll.

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First Warner-Gillespie Debate Takes Place Before Virginia Bar Association

Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie have had the first debate of the 2014 U.S. Senate campaign.

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Randy Taylor Tells WINA News “I’m innocent”

The man convicted of killing Nelson County teenager Alexis Murphy tells WINA he didn't do it.

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UVA Study: Demand Outweighs Supply Of Mental Health Services

A study by a UVA economics professor shows many in our region are not receiving the mental health services they need.

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Report: SNP Produces $72 Million In Economic Benefits

The annual report has been issued on how Shenandoah National Park helps the regional economy.

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State’s Honey Bee Population Suffering

Between October and April, the bee population dropped by 33%

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Judge Upholds Jury Sentence For Randy Taylor

A Nelson County judge has told Randy Allen Taylor he must spend two life terms in prison.

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Albemarle Prosecutor Elaborates On Weiner Case

The Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney has highlighted additional details of the Mark Weiner case.

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Governor Orders State Agencies To Contract More With Certain Firms

Governor McAuliffe wants state agencies to do more business with firms headed by minorities and women.

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Researchers Examine Who Benefits From Higher Minumum Wage

UVA's Weldon Cooper Center has researched who would benefit if the minimum wage reaches $10.10 per hour.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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Stony Point Principal Departing For Stafford County

The principal at Stony Point Elementary School is leaving to take a job with the Stafford County system.

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Judge Delays Sentencing For Mark Weiner

An Albemarle judge has delayed the sentencing for Mark Lawrence Weiner.

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Sierra Club Wants Pesticide Ban In City Parks

Our region's Sierra Club wants city officials to stop using pesticides in parks and other places.

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Star sprinter Torrin Lawrence dies at 25

FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, Torrin Lawrence reacts after his heat in the senior men's 400-meter dash at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident early Monday, July 28, 2014 in Cordele, Ga. He was 25.

Celebrated track star Torrin Lawrence has been killed in a tragic road accident in Georgia.

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Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, July 28, 2014.

Shelly Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers despite her husband's objections, a judge ruled on Monday.

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