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Transportation Secretary: VDOT Will Be Flexible With 29 Projects

Transportation Secretary: VDOT Will Be Flexible With 29 Projects

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Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne is optimistic that a $230 million list of road improvments will make Route 29 less of a hassle for drivers. Layne says VDOT will be flexible when it tackles big-ticket items such as the Rio Road at 29 North intersection. Layne has also told the Albemarle Supervisors he’s looked at the properties that were in the right-of-way of the Western Bypass. He says VDOT wants to be a good neighbor to areas of the county with abandoned houses. That project is currently off-the-table.

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Today in entertainment history: July 8

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Indoor Smith Pools Closed For Repairs

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The city needs to remove chloramines to improve air quality, stop corrosion and remove health threats.

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Threat Forces Jet To Return To CHO

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An unknown threat detected in mid-flight forced a Sky West passenger jet to return to the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport Tuesday afternoon.

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Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

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Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

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Smith Pool Closing For 7 Weeks

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Repair work will close Smith Pool for seven weeks for repairs beginning July 13th.