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10 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Traffic Alert: Route 29 Congestion Anticipated

According to VDOT, motorists who use Route 29 in Nelson County from Wednesday evening, September 3 through midday Monday, September 8 should stay alert to changes in traffic pattern, plan for possible congestion and give consideration to using an alternate route.

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Related Topix: Nelson County, VA, Lovingston, VA, Amherst County, VA

5 hrs ago | NBC29

League of Women Voters Hosts Community Dialogue on New Voter ID Law

Election experts from across central Virginia are coming together to help break down the commonwealth's new photo ID law.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Fluvanna County, VA, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily

Monticello High School Athletic Director involved in embezzling public funds

The Department of Justice announced the conviction of Monticello High School Athletic Director Fitzgerald Barnes in public a press release Friday.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

NBC29

Noise Analysis Released on Indoor Gun Range

A noise analysis of gunfire of a planned police firearms training range in Albemarle County suggests neighbors will barely hear the bullets flying.

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Related Topix: Keswick, VA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Obstacles confront ambitious bridge plans for area pedestrians and cyclists

When Brian Drake and his family moved to the Hollymead neighborhood on U.S. 29 in northern Albemarle County four years ago, they expected to find a community where it was safe to bike and walk.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Santiago Still Missing in Albemarle County

Santiago's family and supporters aren't giving up hope. The Albemarle County womans went missing in July of this year.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NBC29

Thousands of Women of All Ages Participate in the 22nd Women's Four Miler

The 22nd Women's Four Miler started off at Foxfield in Albemarle County at 8 o'clock with women of all ages participating.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Council tweaks operating procedures at Morven retreat

The Charlottesville City Council spent all day at Morven Farms in Albemarle County on Friday to find better ways to communicate with each other and the public.

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NBC29

VDOT to Close Clark Road for Slope Repairs

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close Route 674 in western Albemarle County on Wednesday, Sept.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

MHS Athletic Director, Two Others, Plead Guilty To Bid Rigging

The athletic director at Monticello High School and two other defendants have pleaded guilty to rigging bids on athletic apparel.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Keswick, VA

NBC29

Advisory Panel Discusses Set Long-Term Schedule for Rt. 29 Projects

Drivers on Route 29 could see big changes in the next few months near Rio Road and Berkmar Drive.

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WCAV

Tandem School Receives Grant for Science Learning

A representative from Dominion Virginia Power gave Tandem a $5,000 check on Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WCAV

Need to Know - Thursday August 28, 2014

MCDONNELL CORRUPTION TRIAL: Testimony has wrapped up in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Air Accidents, Charlottesville, VA

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Charlottesville Man Indicted on Nine Counts of Embezzlement

A Charlottesville man has been indicted of embezzling what the Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office calls "upwards of $1 million dollars" from an Earlysville company.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Earlysville, VA

NBC29

Volunteers Wanted for Airplane Safety Exercise

The Office of Emergency Management for Charlottesville, UVA and Albemarle County is looking for volunteers to play the 'victims' of an airplane accident.

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WCAV

Carjacking Reported in Albemarle County

Albemarle County police are investigating a report of a man wearing a fake beard carjacking a woman and her two children on Dickerson Road.

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Travel World News

Virginia: Fall Festival Seasons Arrives in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau is inviting travelers to enjoy a multitude of festivals and other fun events in their area this fall.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Willie Nelson, Country, Life, Food, Food Festival, Vegetables

WCAV

What Happened to the Stink Bugs?

"There's a lot more to this than what we have been able to uncover so far," said Michael Lachance, extension agent with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office in Nelson County.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Paving Thursday At McIntire-Harris Intersection

Paving is the next step as part of the 250-McIntire work. The intersection of McIntire Road and Harris Street will be paved Thursday.

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WCAV

Math SOL Scores Up in Virginia

Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state's more rigorous mathematics tests and pass rates were relatively flat on revised English, history and science tests.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Fluvanna County, VA

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