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UVA Professor Teaches Class on Game of Thrones Video included

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Students suffering from Game of Thrones withdrawal got one last chance at a fix this summer at the University of Virginia. More>>

Airbus Partners with Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Video included

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Airbus, Europe's largest airplane manufacturer, is joining 18 other companies to partner with CCAM, which partners with universities like UVA. More>>

Help Save the Next Girl Joins Effort to Find Missing Albemarle Woman

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The Help Save the Next Girl campaign has joined the effort to find missing Albemarle woman Bonnie Santiago. More>>

Construction Underway for New Businesses on Pantops Video included

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Construction is underway in the Pantops Plaza to bring several new businesses to Albemarle County. More>>

Supervisors Invite Public Input on Transportation in Albemarle Video included

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Two supervisors want to hear from you about certain areas of Albemarle before they approve the county's comprehensive plan. More>>

Grand Jury to Hear Earlysville Shooting Case

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The case against a man accused of shooting his ex-wife's boyfriend back in May is headed to an Albemarle County grand jury. More>>

UVA Medical Researchers Develop New Antibiotic Video included

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UVA medical researchers announced they have a new drug that could prove to be a breakthrough for thousands of people who have gastro-intestinal conditions. More>>

Albemarle Crews Estimate Damage over $75K in Truck Fire, Fuel Spill

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The damage to the vehicle and the trailer after a truck fire and fuel spill on Barracks Road will top $75,000. More>>

Albemarle Recognized for Placement in 2014 Digital County Survey

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Governor Terry McAuliffe congratulated nine Virginia counties that received top rankings in the 2014 Digital Counties Survey Thursday. More>>

Children’s Well-Being Up in VA, Poverty Remains an Issue Video included

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The well-being of Virginia's children ranks among the top in the nation, but poverty threatens to undermine that progress. More>>

Wal-Mart Offers Savings Event for Teacher Appreciation Week Video included

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Teachers in the Charlottesville area have a chance to save by shopping at Wal-Mart next week. More>>

Cville-Albemarle MPO Approves Road Projects Video included

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The Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization made some big decisions regarding the future of transportation. More>>

UVA's Rotunda Restoration: New Area Blocked Off for Storm Water Line Installation

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Crews are setting up more fencing on the northwest side of the Rotunda. The university says it needs to enclose the area to install a new storm water line. More>>

Albemarle Police Collect Missing Woman's Personal Items Video included

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Albemarle police say they have collected some of missing woman Bonnie Santiago’s personal items and are evaluating them in hopes of determining her whereabouts. More>>

Vehicle Fire, Fuel Spill Closes Barracks Road

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Barracks Road in Albemarle is closed in both directions between the Route 250 Bypass and Georgetown Road due to a tractor-trailer fire and diesel fuel spill. More>>

Stony Point Principal Leaving to be Chief Elementary Officer for SCPS

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Carrie Neeley, who has served as the principal of Stony Point Elementary School since 2007, has been appointed the chief elementary officer for Stafford County Public Schools. More>>

Piedmont CASA Recruiting Volunteers for Fall Training Sessions Video included

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The Piedmont CASA trains people to help protect vulnerable kids in our community and the group is looking for volunteers to participate in a fall training class. More>>

Mark Weiner to Undergo Mental Evaluation, Sentencing Postponed Video included

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Mark Weiner, a Barboursville man convicted of abduction, had his sentencing hearing postponed in Albemarle County Circuit Court Tuesday. More>>

RWSA Hopes for Easement Decision before Replacing Sewer Line Video included

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The RWSA is shelling out more money than it planned on because Albemarle and Charlottesville have yet to make a property easement decision. More>>

SPCA Hosts Animal Art Camp for At-Risk Students Video included

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The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is offering a new summer art camp to connect at-risk middle school students with companion animals. More>>

SUV Crashes into Albemarle County Barn

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Police got a call around 7 a.m. Tuesday to White Hall Road in Crozet to find an SUV crashed into the side of a barn. More>>

VA Lottery Warns Consumers of Lottery Scams

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The Virginia Lottery is launching a campaign to warn people about fake lottery scams. More>>

Charlottesville Pediatrician Delivers Hope in Haiti Video included

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Charlottesville pediatrician Dr. Ray Ford was so inspired during his medical volunteer work in Haiti that he built an orphanage and a school. Now the school needs an expansion. More>>

Family, Friend of Missing Albemarle Woman Speak Out Video included

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Bonnie Santiago’s family and friends are growing more anxious, wanting to know what led to the disappearance of their mother and friend. More>>

Panera Raises $35K for UVA Pediatric Food Allergy Research Video included

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The 22 restaurants in the Blue Ridge Panera Bread franchise spent the month of June fundraising for pediatric food allergy research. More>>

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