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Property Manager Accused Of Embezzlement

Charlottesville Police have charged a real estate manager with embezzlement.

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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.

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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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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.

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Gunshot Enters Troy Area Home

Albemarle Police investigate a gunshot that was fired into a house in the Troy area.

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Many Kids Will Spend More Time In Class

Charlottesville kids who are struggling to read and write will spend more time in class.

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Governor Refuses Stay Of Execution

Unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes, Virginia will execute Alfredo Prieto on Thursday night.

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City Police Probe Attempted Abduction

Charlottesville Police are investigating an attempted abduction.

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Albemarle Clerk Restores Licenses

Debbie Shipp, the Clerk of Albemarle Circuit Court, says her office has restored marriage licenses dating back to 1780.

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Survey Shows Virginia Teachers Fare Well

A nationwide survey shows Virginia's teachers are better off than many others.

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Hazardous Waste Days Happen Soon

Charlottesville and Albemarle residents can dispose of old paint cans, motor oil, herbicides and pesticides Friday and Saturday.

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Public Can Weigh In On Crowded Schools

A panel that's exploring redistricting options for Greer Elementary and Albemarle High will hear from the public at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Lane Closures This Week At 29/Rio

There will nightly lane closures this week involving the Rio Road at 29 North intersection.

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Overturned Vehicle Adds To 29 Woes

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An overturned vehicle adds to the traffic woes on 29 North.

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Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

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Tsaye Lemar Simpson faces several charges, including assaulting a police officer.

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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.