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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.


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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CHO: Allow 2 Hours Before Departing

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The local airport is advising passengers to get there two hours before departing.

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Rangers replace Maple Leafs atop hockey’s most valuable list


The Rangers, who return to the top of the rankings for the first time since 2004, were valued at $1.2 billion

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas but fears of terrorism


That other Thanksgiving tradition — congested highways and jammed airports — is underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.