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A former George Washington University police chief has been tapped to lead the city of Charlottesville's police department after its previous chief departed in the aftermath of a white nationalist rally.

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There’s no shortage of challenges to life as a farmer: long hours, unpredictable weather, small profit margins. But a new group in central Virginia wants to make sure access to capital isn’t one of those challenges.

Charlottesville police are again searching the home of a young man who disappeared in November of 2012.  They say they’re retracing their footsteps – hoping to find some new leads.  They may also get calls following a documentary to be shown on the Investigation Discovery channel Wednesday.

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National Geographic begins a six-part series on major issues in America Wednesday night.  It’s hosted by journalist and UVA alum Katie Couric who offered a preview of the programs in Charlottesville.  

Thousands of Virginians are hoping next year will bring better rates for health insurance. They’ll get a preview this spring when companies begin filing their plans with the State Bureau of Insurance.  Last year saw a shocking increase in premiums for customers who bought policies through the Affordable Care Act and made too much money to qualify for federal subsidies.