More local school divisions are beginning classes this week. Culpeper County will welcome its students on Monday. The students at William Monroe High (pictured) and the other Greene County schools will return to their classes on Tuesday. Albemarle and Charlottesville will join the parade on Wednesday. Fluvanna, Nelson, and Louisa began a new academic year last week. Buckingham will start on August 27th, and Orange and Madison will begin classes on the day after Labor Day.
Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum was sent for an MRI of his back to determine whether he can remain on the active roster.
"Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul has blasted bosses at Toys 'R' Us, and started his own petition to get the action figures back on store shelves.
Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.