Albemarle County

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Charlottesville Named Happiest City In America

Yet another honorable designation for our area, this time in a study by Harvard University.

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AAA: Don’t Promote Vacation Plans On Social Media

The travel group AAA says don't use social media to detail every movement of your vacation.

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Councilors Vote 4-1 For Enhanced Bridge Linking Belmont To Downtown

City councilors have made their choice regarding a Belmont Bridge replacement.

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Virginia Firefighters Take Off For Oregon

Nearly two dozen Virginia firefighters have headed to the West Coast.

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Police Charge Man With Posing As U.S. Marshal

Police have charged a man with impersonating a U.S. marshal.

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Trespassers Arrested At Albemarle Quarry Site

Two swimmers in an old quarry face charges of public intoxication and underage alcohol possession.

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New Mental Health Reform Panel Begins Work

A new mental health reform panel has begun its work.

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Many Virginia Lawmakers Work To Preserve Training Centers

Many of Virginia's federal lawmakers, including Robert Hurt, want to preserve state training centers.

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City Police Look For Credit Card Theft Suspects

City Police are asking for your help in finding two men suspected of stealing and using a credit card.

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Car Hits VDOT Line-Painting Truck

There were no serious injuries when a car ran into a VDOT line-painting truck early Monday on westbound I-64 near mile-marker 116.

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City Sets New Hours, Fees For CLASS Program

The city schools have a new fee schedule for the CLASS program, which provides child care.

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More Closings, Delays This Week At McIntire-Bypass Construction

The city is warning drivers to expect more lane closures and delays linked to McIntire Road Extended.

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Gaughan Campaign Manager Speaks To Area Democrats

The campaign manager for congressional hopeful Lawrence Gaughan has met with area Democratic leaders.

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Call For State To Keep Interest In Wind Power

Environmental groups lobby Virginia's elected leaders to stay interested in wind power.

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Santiago Family Calls Off Weekend Vigil

The family of Bonnie Santiago called off a vigil it had planned for Saturday in Albemarle County.

State Board Elections

State Agency Tells Salahi He Won’t Be On Fall Ballot

A man who gained a reputation for crashing a White House party won't be on Virginia ballots this November.

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Kaine Favors Overturning Hobby Lobby Decision

Senator Tim Kaine (D- Richmond) believes Congress should try to overturn the Hobby Lobby decision.

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Russians Prohibit Jim Moran From Entering Their Country

Russia has banned a retiring member of Virginia's congressional delegation from coming to visit.

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Morrissey Pleads Not Guilty; Will Stand Trial In December

Veteran Delegate Joe Morrissey (D- Henrico County) will stand trial on felony charges on December 15th.

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UVA Class Of 2018 Gets Summer Orientation

Many members of the Class of 2018 have had a preview of their late August move into a UVA dorm.

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Sam Smith’s inspiration? Unrequited love

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The chart-topping debut album, "In The Lonely Hour," is a reflection of a love that wasn't reciprocated.

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by actual beetles

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A tree planted in honor of the late Beatle has been devoured by bugs.

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Countdown: Supporting characters that need their own movie

From left: Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Aaron Ruell (Kip) in "Napoleon Dynamite," a comedy about a quirky teenager growing up in the remotes of Idaho, trying to understand his life.

Which of these supporting characters should have their own movies?