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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Smoke Prompts Crescent Halls Evacuation

Smoke from a trash chute prompted a brief evacuation of a high-rise public housing complex off Monticello Avenue.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

Interim Leader For RWSA/RSWA

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority has a new interim leader.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

UVA Police Create Facebook Page

UVA Police have set up a Facebook page.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Libraries Giving Away Free Comic Books

Free comic books will be given away May 7th at the branches of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Sheriff’s Reserve Has New Members

There are 16 new faces in the Albemarle County Sheriff's Reserve.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

Reaction To UVA’s New QB Transfer

A former quarterback for the East Carolina Pirates says he's transferring to the University of Virginia.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties

Dittmar Wins Lawyer Group Award

Jane Dittmar is the winner of an award from the Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association.

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2 days ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Remains Found In Barrel In Bedford

The Bedford Sheriff's Office says a man is in custody after human remains were found in a barrel at the house he was renting.

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2 days ago in National

Conservatives in Congress urge shutdown of tax-collecting IRS

It's a U.S. taxpayer's dream: make the Internal Revenue Service go away, and the largest conservative group in Congress is endorsing just that.

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2 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

It’s not ‘Regulators:’ Warren G butchers ‘Ball Game’

WATCH: The rapper messed up the first line and sang off-key.

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2 days ago in Lifestyle

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

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2 days ago in Music

Radiohead shut down social media accounts

The "High & Dry" stars deleted all of their postings from their Facebook and Twitter accounts and frontman Thom Yorke also wiped his Twitter page clean on Sunday.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Ghostbusters’ reboot is ‘most disliked’ trailer of all time

The trailer for the all-female remake of the classic 1984 comedy hits theaters this summer.

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2 days ago in Weird

Wee-lief! This airport restroom has gone to the dogs

Dogs and other animals now have a bathroom of their own at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Kit Harington apologizes to ‘Game of Thrones’ fans

SPOILER ALERT: The British actor has been insisting that Jon Snow was dead for months, since the end of the 2015 season, when it appeared he had been killed off.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Control and conscience divides heroes in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Marvel's band of Avengers are usually a friendly bunch, but when faced with the destruction of their heroic efforts to save the world, the superheroes are split between maintaining control of their powers or going under government contract, leading to an explosive battle.

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2 days ago in Music

Prince’s motorcycle jacket from ‘Purple Rain’ film on auction

A motorcycle jacket worn by the late pop star in his 1984 film when he rides through the woods with the movie's leading lady, Apollonia, will be sold at auction.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Ringling elephants, a famed U.S. circus act, pack up trunks for retirement

Elephants take a final bow at Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, ending a 145-year spectacle that delighted fans but enraged animal activists, who say the highly publicized retirement is not enough.

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2 days ago in Sports

Mayweather happy in retirement but hints at ring return

Mayweather quit boxing in September after accumulating a 49-0 record during a 19-year career that produced world titles in five weight divisions and earnings in excess of $800 million.

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2 days ago in National, World

Islamic State boosts attacks in response to territorial losses

Islamic State attacks have increased this year, particularly in Iraq and Syria as the group responds to substantial territorial losses, a U.S.-based analysis firm says.

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2 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Madison Man Charged In Shooting

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A Madison County man is accused of shooting another man last month.

2 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

2 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

First Tee Returns To Area

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An organization that promotes golf and sportsmanship values for young people is returning to the area.

3 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Ruling On Same-Sex Alimony Cases

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The State Supreme Court has ruled alimony does not need to be paid to a former spouse who's in a new relationship with a member of the same sex.

4 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Local Man Admits To Phony Cancer Scheme

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A local resident has admitted to being involved in a phony cancer scheme.