The statewide jobless rate is up again. The Virginia unemployment rate was 5.4% in July, up one-tenth-of-a-percent. It’s the third consecutive month where the figure has seen a slight increase. Researcher Ann Lang of the Virginia Employment Commission says the July rate is an improvement over last year. It was 5.7% at that time. The Virginia number is still well below the national average.
The Hoos host Duke as they try to remain undefeated.
A reward has been put out for the man who robbed a Fluvanna County convenience store and attacked its clerk…
UVA will consider plans to create a research institute on violence and offer new campus safety courses.
More than 325,000 counterfeit jerseys and Super Bowl-related merchandise were seized by the NFL and law enforcement.