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Supervisors To Hold Another Hearing On Western Bypass

The Albemarle supervisors will hold a public hearing February 19th on the western bypass.

Home Sales: Double-Digit Percentage Increase In 2013

Home sales in the region were up 10% during 2013 compared to 2012.

Duke Holds off Virginia 69-65

DURHAM, N.C. — Rasheed Sulaimon hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.8 seconds left and No. 23 Duke beat Virginia 69-65…

City Democrats Pick New Leaders

Charlottesville Democrats have picked new leaders and chosen representation on the city's electoral board

Virginia Hammers Wake Forest, 74-51

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Malcolm Brogdon scored 14 points and Virginia started the game with a 22-6 run and never let up in an easy 74-51 victory against Wake Forest on Wednesday night.

Dittmar Elected Supervisors Chair; McKeel Vice-Chair

Jane Dittmar is the new chair of the Albemarle Board of Supervisors.

Fairfax Police Investigate Random Stabbing Of Pre-teen

Fairfax County Police are searching for suspects the stabbing of a 12-year-old.

Mavs Sink Wizards

Washington, DC) -- Monta Ellis posted 23 points with five rebounds to help the Mavericks pull past the Wizards, 87-78, at the Verizon Center.

CAT Begins New Routes Saturday

Charlottesville Area Transit will make many changes to its bus routes beginning Saturday.

One Dead And Two Injured In Collision On Route 53

One person has died and two others were injured in a two-car collision on Route 53 in Albemarle County.

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In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

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If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.