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Panel Rejects Adoptions By Unmarried Gay Partners

A State Senate panel has rejected a bill allowing adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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Judge Hands Claire Ogilvie Four Year Prison Term

A judge has sentenced Claire Ogilvie to four years in prison for a 2014 incident at the home of a local lawmaker.

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Albemarle Supervisors Oppose Bell Budget Amendment

Members say they never saw Delegate Rob Bell’s bill, which might kill the Rio Road/29 North interchange.

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No Link Between Jesse Matthew, Alexis Murphy

DNA test results are back, and DNA from the suspect in the Hannah Graham case could not be found in Alexis Murphy’s car.

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State Police Identify Rt. 29 Hit-and-Run Victim

A fundraiser is underway to help with funeral expenses for Damien Shifflett of Stanardsville.

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Bob McDonnell Loses Law License

Citing his felony convictions of public corruption, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has stripped Bob McDonnell of his license to practice law.

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Koleszar Runs Again For Albemarle School Board

Steve Koleszar is seeking a sixth term on the Albemarle School Board.

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Bell Wants More Review Of 29 North Projects

Albemarle Delegate Rob Bell authored a budget amendment that could affect Route 29 corridor projects.

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Lights Approved For Little League Field

Some of Albemarle County's younger athletes are a step closer to playing night baseball.

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Governor McAuliffe Released From Hospital

A two-hour surgical procedure drained 1.5 liters of blood from a punctured lung.

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Charlottesville Fire Department Ranked One Of Best In Nation

Only 59 other fire department in the country have a Class 1 rating from the Insurance Services Office.

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Drone Operator Settles With Feds

A man who battled the FAA after a drone flew around UVA has settled with the feds.

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Local Airport Had Another Banner Year In 2014

The local airport had another banner year in 2014.

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Gun Found In Student Backpack At William Monroe HS

There were two separate incidents at Greene County schools Wednesday morning with one involving a gun found in a student backpack.

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Morrissey Indicted On Perjury, Forgery Counts

Henrico Delegate Joe Morrissey has been indicted on pejury and forgery counts.

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Three Bids Submitted For 29 North Projects

Three teams have submitted bids to build the projects connected to the upcoming work on 29 North.

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Councilors Approve Grants To Benefit Homeless

City councilors approve grants that benefit the homeless and encourage affordable housing.

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Coalition Still Mad About Registrar Office Events

City Democrats, Republicans and Tea Partiers are still upset about problems in the Registrar's Office

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Tentative ID Of Hit-And-Run Victim On Rt. 29 In Greene

State police are still awaiting official word from the Medical Examiner.

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