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RWSA Explains Efforts To Protect Wetlands

The Water Resources Manager for the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority has outlined her agency’s efforts to protect wetlands.

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Boyd Tinsley Helps To Pay For Kids’ Music And Tennis Lessons

CHS graduate Boyd Tinsley will help to pay for music and tennis lessons for kids.

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Playground Equipment Will Be Installed At Public Housing Sites

Charlottesville is planning to install new playground equipment at many public housing sites.

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UVA Formally Greets The Newest Wahoos

UVA has formally welcomed 3515 first-year students who came here from Virginia and 43 other states.

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Toscano Says He’s Trying To Expand His Party’s Numbers

Local Delegate David Toscano is trying to improve his party’s showing in Richmond.

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Saturday Fire Guts Trailer At Southwood

A pre-dawn fire Saturday gutted a mobile home at Southwood.

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Fire Guts Mobile Home At Southwood

A pre-dawn fire Saturday gutted a trailer at Southwood.

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Venable Locked Down Following Home-Invasion Robbery

Venable Elementary School was locked down for about 15 minutes Thursday afternoon following a home-invasion robbery on Wertland Street.

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Warning Siren Accidentally Activated At UVA’s Minor Hall

A warning siren on the roof of UVA’s Minor Hall was activated Thursday night.

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Blasting Making Life Miserable For Arvonia Woman

A Buckingham County woman says blasting done by a defense contractor is shaking her Arvonia home.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.