The Dave Matthews Band is giving more than $350,000 to 62 local non-profits in the latest round of donations from the group’s Bama Works Fund. It’s a regular occurrence, and the most recent donations include $10,000 each to the Piedmont Family YMCA, Meals on Wheels of Charlotesville-Albemarle, the Jefferson Area Board for Aging, and nine other programs. Among those receiving $6000 to $8000 are Charlottesville Tomorrow, The Haven, and the Orange County Adult Education Center. Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, which administers the program, says it’s deeply grateful.
The local airport is advising passengers to get there two hours before departing.
The Rangers, who return to the top of the rankings for the first time since 2004, were valued at $1.2 billion
That other Thanksgiving tradition — congested highways and jammed airports — is underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.
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.
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.