The total number of home sales has improved, and so have the prices. The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors found average home prices increased 13% in the April to June period. CAAR president John Ince says the average number of days on the market was much better during the second quarter of this year. Ince calls that a win-win situation for both buyers and sellers.
A contest featuring the sisters, who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times, should have been a blockbuster but turned out to be yet another awkward anti-climax.
It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.
Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.
It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.