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Local Jobless Rate Drops

There was a decline in the local unemployment rate between July and August.

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No Huguely Civil Suit Until 2017

The civil case against the UVA lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend won't be heard until March of next year.

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Fire Destroys Old Mineral Elementary School

The former Mineral Elementary School was destroyed by fire Tuesday night.


Man Convicted Of Smuggling Cigarettes

A New York man has been convicted of smuggling cigarettes after a traffic stop in Louisa County.

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Property Manager Accused Of Embezzlement

Charlottesville Police have charged a real estate manager with embezzlement.

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Analysts Tell UVA FB Fans Not To Panic

What can Virginia do in the conference? WINA analysts break it down.

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Woman Rescued From High Water

A woman was rescued Tuesday night after her car became flooded when she tried to drive through high water.

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County Residents React To Redistricting

Parents and students sound off about potential re-districting plans affecting Albemarle High School and Greer Elementary School.

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Potholes Close Rio/29 Turn Lane

Heavy rain led to potholes in Rio Road's right turn lane onto Route 29.


Virginia Wines Set New Sales Record

Wine sales increased almost 2% for a new high; cider sales also showed tremendous growth.


Kerney Named ACC Football Legend

One of UVA's all time greats is now an ACC Legend.

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Virginia Film Festival Announces Lineup

This year's Virginia Film Festival will include Meg Ryan, Oliver Stone and Leonard Maltin.

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Ex-Girlfriend: Matthew Raped As Child

An ex-girlfriend of the man accused of killing Hannah Graham and Morgan Harrington says he was sexually abused as a child.

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Abortion Rights Backers Rally At Clinic

More than a dozen braved the weather to wave signs and show their support.

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Doug Wilder Writes Autobiography

Onetime Virginia Governor Doug Wilder has written an autobiography.

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AG Outlines Impartial Policing Initiative

Mark Herring has launched training on use of force, de-escalating dangerous situations and recognizing potential biases.

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Friends Of Shifflett Seek Answers

Friends and family of a Charlottesville homicide victim are demanding what they call "Justice 4 Jay."

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Police Search For Suspects In Assault

UVA Police are searching for several young non-students who are accused of an aggravated assault.


Game 3 of Orange Blue World Series Postponed

The Orange Blue World Series will continue on Wednesday, September 30th.

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Virginia-George Washington Match Cancelled

The UVA vs GW game is cancelled due to weather and will not be made up.

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