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Amherst Man Sentenced For His Crimes In Albemarle

An Amherst County man who's been convicted of countless burglaries has been sentenced in Albemarle.

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Onetime Girl Scout Executive Sentenced For Embezzlement

A onetime Girl Scout executive has been sentenced for embezzling from her former employer.

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Brat Selects Senior Campaign Staffers

Seventh Congressional District nominee Dave Brat (R- Hanover County) has picked senior campaign staffers.

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Washington And Lee Removes Flags From Its Lee Chapel

Washinton and Lee University is taking some 1995 Confederate flags out of the school's Lee Chapel.

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Redskins Blogger Throws In Towel After Two Weeks On Job

A blogger who joined the Redskins' payroll to defend the team's name has resigned.

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Fluvanna Officials Identify Recent Burn Victim

Fluvanna officials have identified the man whose body was found in a burning car on July 3rd.

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Financial Boost For Barrett Early Learning Center

The oldest continuously running daycare center in Virginia has received a big gift.

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African-American Ministers Upset About City Homicides

Area pastors have let City Councilors know they are upset about three homicides and other violent acts.

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Charlottesville Man Wounded In Knife Attack

A Charlottesville resident has survived a knife attack in the Fifeville neighborhood.

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Eight Killed On Virginia Roads During Holiday Weekend

8 people, including a woman visiting Albemarle County, died on Virginia highways during the holiday period.

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Lynchburg Woman Killed In Crash On 29 South

A woman was killed Monday in a single-vehicle crash on 29 South in Albemarle County.

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More Comments On Belmont Bridge

Downtown resident David Repass and other Charlottesville residents are lobbying City Councilors regarding the Belmont Bridge.

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Louisa Teacher Elected To National Leadership Position

A longtime employee of the Louisa schools wins a major post in the National Education Association.

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Hurt Discusses Immigration Reform On Schilling Show

Area Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) discussed immigration policy on the Schilling Show.

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Recent UVA Study Shows Many People Can’t Sit Quietly For Long

University of Virginia researchers have found many people can't sit quietly for very long.

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UPDATE: Fire Damages Prospect Avenue Apartments

Firefighters responded to 719 Prospect Avenue at around 7 a.m. Monday.

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City Police Investigate Murder

City Police are investigating Charlottesville's third homicide of 2014.

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Councilor Reacts To New Library Cell-Phone, Food Policy

A councilor hopes the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library system's new policy on cell phones won't cause grief.

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Opposition To Adding Bike Lanes On Elliott Avenue

An Elliott Avenue resident has urged city officials to reconsider bike lanes near his home.

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New Assistant Principal At CHS

Charlottesville High School's newest assistant principal has already taught at CHS.

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The Beatles wanted to film ‘Lord of the Rings’

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Peter Jackson reveals John Lennon could have played Gollum in a Stanley Kubrick directed LOTR adaptation.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

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Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.