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Some Virginia Fast Food Restaurant Workers Complain About Pay

Some employees of Virginia’s fast food restaurants say they can’t make it on their current pay.


UVA Students And Faculty Enjoy Lighting Of The Lawn

UVA holds its annual Lighting of the Lawn, and a choral group entertains at Charlottesville High School.

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City Democrats Reorganize For The Next Two Years

Charlottesville Democrats have reorganized their governing committee.

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Fenwick: Reservoir Sediment Could Be Money Maker

Bob Fenwick says the city should cash in on all that good sediment at the bottom of the Rivanna Reservoir.

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One Suspect Surrenders In Assault On Prospect Avenue

One suspect has surrendered in connection with a recent assault on Prospect Avenue, but police continue to look for two others.

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Council Makes Decisions About Next Budget

City Councilors have made some choices about the next budget cycle.

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Police Seek Suspects In Recent Assault

City Police seek three suspects in recent attack on Prospect Avenue.

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Commission Backs Tougher Stance On Smugglers

The State Crime Commission is backing a tougher stance on cigarette smugglers.

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UVA Hosts Forum On Mental Health And Guns

UVA’s Batten School hosted a Monday forum on mental health and guns.

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Eleven Died In Crashes Over Holiday Weekend

Eleven people died on Virginia’s highways over the Thanksgiving weekend.

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