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David Duke to pay $5,000 to Unite the Right survivor

In May, Burke filed the suit in Ohio against key organizers and participants in the rally. Read more

News

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Local

Adoptable Pets of the Week (1/24/2020)

February isn't too far away, and these cute animals would love to be your fuzzy valentine! The weather's getting a bit chillier too. Wouldn… Read more

Local

Albemarle seeking input on vision for downtown Crozet

The first session will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Piedmont Place. To RSVP, visit bit.ly/2TRMB0I. The second session will be from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Crozet Library meeting room. To RSVP, visit bit.ly/36mrmGA.  Read more

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Opinion

Faith & Values: The freeing power of self-control

As an old hippie, the word “inhibition” causes me to shudder, but when you realize that it’s not about what “The Man” is telling you to do, then inhibition becomes your friend, even your benefactor. Read more

Construction on Richmond-area Mormon temple set for spring

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Construction on the first Mormon temple in Virginia is expected to start this spring. Read more

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Politics

Trump, a late convert to cause, attends anti-abortion rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed to stand with anti-abortion activists Friday as he became the first sitting president to spe… Read more

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Politics

Dems say oust Trump or he'll betray again; 'He is who he is'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Closing out their case, House Democrats warned in Donald Trump's impeachment trial that the president will persist in abu… Read more

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Politics

Schiff sets tone of impeachment case, says 'right matters'

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a few gripping minutes, Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead impeachment prosecutor against President Donald Trump, had made th… Read more

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Politics

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court doesn't have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate's. Read more

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National

Coronavirus update: As many as 63 US cases suspected as disease also spreads to Europe

A second confirmed U.S. infection of a new viral respiratory illness was reported in Illinois and up to 63 cases are suspected across the country, news agencies reported Friday. Read more

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News

Too soon to tell if new virus as dangerous as SARS cousin

The new virus from China has the world on edge because it’s a close cousin to viruses that killed hundreds in separate outbreaks. While it’… Read more

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Politics

Pentagon: 34 troops suffered brain injuries in Iran strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon disclosed on Friday that 34 U.S. service members suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran's missile strike … Read more

Sports

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Albemarle finishes busy week with road win over Orange

ORANGE — The Albemarle boys basketball team put an exclamation point on a busy week on Friday night by securing their third win in three ou… Read more

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Charlottesville boys basketball team outlasts Louisa to take control in Jefferson District race

MINERAL – Home court advantage is a big part of high school basketball, particularly in the Jefferson District. Read more

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Virginia baseball notebook: Cavaliers begin practice with their sights set on the NCAA Tournament

The Virginia baseball team started its official practices Friday, which marked the three-week point until the start of the 2020 season. Read more

Opinion

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Opinion/Editorial: PTO project looks perfect

Kudos to the Walker-Buford United PTO for renovating the teachers’ lounge at Walker so that it truly serves its intended function. Read more

Opinion/Column: Return to values of duty, honor, country

Those of a certain age remember what their parents or grandparents transmitted to them following the Great Depression and World War II. It was the sum total of values and beliefs they shared, the values held by those correctly labeled as the greatest generation. Today that clash of their culture with ours is stark. Read more

Opinion/Editorial: Remarkable donors send Santa soaring

Generous donors pushed the Santa Fund to a new record this year. Earlier in the month, we thanked you for sending the fund over its goal of $175,000. But you weren’t finished — not by a long shot. Read more

Trending

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'Punk’d' to be revived with Chance the Rapper as new host pranking celebrities

Celebrities, beware: “Punk’d” is being revived. And this time Chance the Rapper is the one doing the punk'ing. Read more

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US vows greater effort to fight flood of counterfeit goods

The Trump administration pledged Friday to step up efforts against the vast amounts of counterfeit clothing, medicine and other goods that have flooded into the U.S. in increasing waves with the rise in e-commerce. Read more

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What to watch for at the Grammy Awards: The biggest winners (and losers) of 'music's biggest night'

We're predicting the winners of the night's most important awards and wondering if Taylor Swift and Post Malone will go home empty-handed. Read more

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Pentagon: 34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran's strike

The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties. Read more

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WATCH LIVE: The Trump impeachment trial, Day 4

The Democrats will press their final day of arguments before skeptical Republican senators, focusing on the second article of impeachment, obstruction of Congress' investigation. Read more

Galleries

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Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 25

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alicia Keys, Ana Ortiz, Jennifer Lewis, Matt Odmark and more. Read more

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Today in history: Jan. 25

Major events that happened around the world on this day in history. Read more

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PHOTOS: Charlottesville defeats Louisa in Jefferson District rivalry game

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PHOTOS: Charlottesville Love window painting