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Statewide Jobless Rate Drops To 4.8%

The statewide unemployment figure dropped to 4.8% in December.

House Panel Rejects Minimum Wage Hike

A bill that would've raised the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 an hour over the course of two years dies in committee.

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Charlottesville Among Fastest Growing Localities

Charlottesville is one of the state's 25 fastest-growing localities.

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County Principals Discuss Importance Of Class Size

Principals tell Albemarle Superintendent and School Board about the importance of class sizes.

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Bill Protecting Gays In Workplace Advances

A State Senate committee approves legislation protecting gays in the workplace.

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Help Save Next Girl Group Sells T-Shirts

The Help Save the Next Girl organization sells t-shirts to promote safety for women.

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Sidewalk Projects Go On Display

You can check out some sidewalk projects Wednesday at Jack Jouett Middle School.

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Senate Panel Rejects Gun Control Proposal

A committee of the State Senate has rejected gun control measures.

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City Police Charge Four With Fraud

Four suspects have been charged with fraud in what Charlottesville Police say was a scheme to rip off the elderly.

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Higher Entrance Fees At Shenandoah National Park

It could cost more to get into Shenandoah National Park.

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Bill Dealing With Campus Sexual Assaults Advances

A bill that deals with campus sexual assaults remains alive in Richmond.

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UVA Men Edge Virginia Tech 50-47

Despite a rough outing offensively, Virginia guts out another win.

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Wahoo Women Lose to Georgia Tech, 68-62

The Virginia women's basketball team fell 68-62 to Georgia Tech on Sunday afternoon.

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Virginia March For Justice At State Capitol

Community activists, including Charlottesville area residents, mobilized for Virginia March For Justice.

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More Pledges At UVA Fraternities, Sororities

University of Virginia Greek houses have more students pledging them this semester.

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Virginia Republicans Pick New Chair

Virginia's Republican Party has chosen a new leader.

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More Albemarle Students With Limited English

Albemarle County has growing lists of students with limited English proficiency.

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State Senate Considers Bill Dealing With Primaries

The State Senate is considering a bill that would let a political party create the rules for its primary elections.

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Boyd Challenges Dittmar’s Latest Message To VDOT

Retiring Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd challenges a message Chairwoman Jane Dittmar sent to VDOT.

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Panel Rejects Adoptions By Unmarried Gay Partners

A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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