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State Climatologist Assesses Winter of 2014

State Climatologist Assesses Winter of 2014

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Virginia welcomed spring early Thursday afternoon, and many local residents say it’s about time. State climatologist Jerry Stenger says this has been the 21st snowiest winter since record-keeping began 120 years ago at UVA’s McCormick Observatory.  It’s also been the 23rd coldest winter.

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Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71

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The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

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Cook wrote a column published on Thursday and said he hopes that his declaration can help others.

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The best #ChevyGuy tweets from the World Series

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World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was awarded a new truck with "technology and stuff" by a very nervous Chevy employee and Twitter took notice.

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter

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A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

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Shooting On Altavista Avenue – No Details Yet

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There was a shooting incident early Thursday morning on Altavista Avenue, and Charlottesville Police will release details later.