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O’Brien Retiring From Coaching After 40 Years

Tom O’Brien is retiring from coaching. The following news release was sent out Tuesday morning from virginiasports.com: Charlottesville, Va. –…

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Green Light To Check Out Downtown Security Cameras

To the dismay of some civil libertarians, the City Council has told the Police Chief to explore getting a network of security cameras for the Downtown Mall.

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YMCA Granted Another One-Year Extension

City councilors have granted the YMCA another one-year extension to arrange financing for their project.

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Warner Name Continues On Road Through McIntire Park

City councilors have agreed to name roadway through McIntire Park for John Warner.

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Fluvanna Residents Can Review Plans For Roundabout

VDOT is planning to install a roundabout in the Palmyra area.

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Economist: State Economy To Muddle Along In 2015

A prominent economist predicts Virginia will along this year.

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Hurt Outlines Goals For 2015; Gets Grilled About Boehner

Congressman Robert Hurt has revealed his goals for this year.

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Court Hearings Later This Week for Matthew

Jesse Matthew will be in Fairfax Circuit Court Thursday and Friday for motions hearings.

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CJR: Rolling Stone Article Worst Of 2014

The Columbia Journalism Review says last November's Rolling Stone piece about UVA was the worst journalism of 2014

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Lawmakers Battle Attorney General On Tuition

Two state lawmakers want to challenge the Attorney General's directive on tuition for undocumented students.

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Former Delegate Murray Passes Away

94-year old former Delegate Jim Murray (D- Albemarle) has died at his Earlysville home.

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Better Playground Items Requested

Some of Charlottesville's younger residents want more up to date playground equipment.

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Culpeper Fires Town Manager

The Culpeper Town Council has fired Town Manager Dewey Cashwell, and Chris Hively is his interim successor.

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City Wants Old Christmas Trees At Curbside

Charlottesville will begin collecting discarded Christmas trees Monday morning.

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Commonwealth Honors Former Congressman Herb Harris

Governor McAuliffe has ordered that flags fly at half-staff Monday to honor the late Congreeman Herb Harris.

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Sullivan Made List Of Those Who Wrote Judge About McDonnell

UVA President Teresa Sullivan appears on a list of Virginians who wrote to a federal judge about Bob McDonnell.

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Hiker Rescued From Old Rag Mountain In Madison County

An injured hiker has been rescued from Old Rag Mountain in Madison County.

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UPDATE: Body Found In Water Street Garage Identified

City Police say the person found dead in the Water Street Parking Garage was a 24-year-old man from Crozet.

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UPDATE: Arrest In Louisa Fatal Hit-And-Run

State Police have made an arrest in the case where a pedestrian was struck and killed in Louisa County.

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Fire Damages House On Old Lynchburg Road

A chimney fire led to further damage early Friday morning at a house on Old Lynchburg Road.

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