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City Police Charge Man With Rape

A man has been charged with rape following an alleged incident earlier this month.

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Artist: Turn Landmark Hotel Into Vertical Garden

A local artist has a recommendation on what to do about the unfinished Landmark Hotel.

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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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Madison Man Charged In Dog Bite Case

A Madison County man faces several charges in the wake of a dog biting incident.

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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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NC Firm To Explore Alternative Sewer Line Routes

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority wants a N.C. company to find an alternative local sewer line route.

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Police Search For Clock Thief

City Police are trying to catch whoever swiped a giant clock from a store.

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Charlottesville Named Happiest City In America

Yet another honorable designation for our area, this time in a study by Harvard University.

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Cuccinelli’s 2014 Goal Involves Electing Conservative U.S. Senators

Former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli wants to elect more conservatives to the U.S. Senate.

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AAA: Don’t Promote Vacation Plans On Social Media

The travel group AAA says don't use social media to detail every movement of your vacation.

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Totals In For RAM Clinic

The annual Remote Area Medical Clinic treated over 2500 patients this year in southwestern Virginia.

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Bedford Deputies Find Two Bodies

Deputies from the Bedford County Sheriff's Department found two bodies in a house.

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Councilors Vote 4-1 For Enhanced Bridge Linking Belmont To Downtown

City councilors have made their choice regarding a Belmont Bridge replacement.

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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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