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Updated Poverty Figures For Area

An updated report shows 18% of families in Charlottesville and Albemarle lack self-sufficiency.


PHA Hopes To Acquire Friendship Court

The Piedmont Housing Alliance hopes to acquire Friendship Court in a few years.

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Harry Reid To Speak At UVA

Nevada Senator Harry Reid will speak at the University of Virginia September 26th.


Virginia Has Winners In Powerball Game

Virginia has two new potential millionaires thanks to Powerball.

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Virginia’s Not An Obesity Leader

Adult Virginians rank 31st among the 50 states in terms of obesity rates.

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Job Cuts At Another Shipbuilder

Another Tidewater shipbuilder plans to reduce its workforce.


Mixed Emotions For Hoos After Win

UVA Insider and Best Seat contributor Jeff White breaks down the win over William and Mary.

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Police-Involved Shooting In Harrisonburg

A 23-year-old Harrisonburg man has died following an incident near the campus of Eastern Mennonite University.

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Candidates Saluted At Democrat Barbecue

Albemarle Democrats honor this year's candidates for public offices.

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Event On Police-Community Relations

City Police and the Charlottesville Office of Human Rights will hold a Saturday event focusing on community and police relations.

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Protests Continue At Christiansburg High

Some students at Christiansburg High School are continuing their protest that involves a ban of Confederate flags.


Judge Explains Reason For Rejected Request

A federal judge explains why he rejected a transgender teenager's request regarding bathrooms at Gloucester High School.

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Portsmouth Woman Accused Of Assault

Portsmouth Police have charged a woman with telling her son to punch a classmate in the face while she held the second child down.

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UVA Football Fans Celebrate First Win

UVA football fans celebrate the Wahoos' first victory of the season.

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Residents Take Part In Pride Festival

A large group of local residents packed Lee Park for the annual Pride Festival.

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Woman Injured Earlier This Month Dies

A woman who was critically injured shortly after Labor Day has now died at UVA Hospital.

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Officials Explore Mental Health Issues

A local prosecutor, a state senator and a psychologist explore current issues in mental health.

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Albemarle School Will Host Governor

One of Albemarle's elementary schools will get an October visit from Virginia's chief executive and two senior members of his administration.

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Dominion Officially Files Pipeline Application

Dominion and three other energy companies have officially filed the application for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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Statewide Jobless Rate Drops

There's been another decline in the Virginia unemployment rate.

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Brogdon Named to the Jerry West Award Preseason Watch List

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Redshirt senior guard was a finalist for the West Award last season.

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Virginia Baseball Announces Two Major Events


14th annual event will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, at John Paul Jones Arena

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Proffit Road Bridge Closing For Repairs

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The bridge that carries Proffit Road over the railroad tracks is closing for a month for repairs.

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New Black Cat Road Bridge Open

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The Black Cat Road bridge has been completed two days ahead of schedule.

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Taylor Swift dominates American Music Awards nominations


Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, Luke Bryan, Maroon 5, Drake, Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Sam Smith are among the artists competing for an AMA trophy.