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Charlottesville woman killed in Interstate 64 crash

A Charlottesville woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 64 near Charlottesville on Monday.


Our Town Charlottesville meetings continue Thursday

Our Town Charlottesville, a series of town hall style meetings in all of Charlottesville’s neighborhoods, will continue on Thursday.


Hillsdale Drive Extended Project citizen information meeting

The City of Charlottesville will host an open forum Citizen Informational Meeting for the Hillsdale Drive Extension Project on June 29.

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Amd terrorism fears, new hope for radiation antidote

UVA researchers have identified drugs that could lead to the first antidote for radiation exposure that might result from a dirty bomb terror attack.


Literacy Volunteers awarded Bama Works funds

Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle has been awarded $10,000 from the Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation.

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UVA Medical Center names new chief operating officer

UVA Medical Center has selected William (Bill) Fulkerson as its next chief operating officer beginning Aug. 1.

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Charlottesville seeking nominations for 2016 Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund Award

The Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund is seeking applications for an award to celebrate inclusive art opportunities within the community.

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Charlottesville Area Transit receives VTA award

The Virginia Transit Association awarded Charlottesville Area Transit the 2016 Small System Outstanding Public Transportation Marketing Award.


Charlottesville Reading Series announces poet, author for June event

The Charlottesville Reading Series and the Virginia Quarterly Review will host a poetry and prose reading on Friday, June 24.

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UVA Facilities Management hosts first Girls Day

The University of Virginia’s Facilities Management Department will host its first Girls Day on June 14.

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Virginia Festival of the Book accepting submissions for 2017

The Virginia Festival of the Book, a program of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, is accepting submissions for the 2017 Festival.

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Construction at Route 29-Rio Road will continue through Memorial Day weekend

Construction on the Rio Road grade-separated intersection will continue over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.


Charlottesville outdoor pools open Memorial Day weekend

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will open its two outdoor pools for the 2016 summer season beginning Saturday, May 28th.

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Secretary Layne will attend Route 29 Solutions meeting

Secretary of Transportation Aubrey L. Layne will attend Thursday’s meeting of the Route 29 Project Delivery Advisory Panel.


Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle CERT exercise tonight

The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is holding a functional exercise at 6pm on Tuesday at Chris Greene Lake.

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ParadeRest honors Virginia’s military heritage

The Paramount Theater welcomes back ParadeRest Virginia – a Charlottesville non-profit dedicated to serving military personnel, veterans and their families.

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UVA Class of 2016 reports more employer visits, earlier job offers

The UVA Class of 2016 is reaping the benefits of a burgeoning employer presence on Grounds and a recovering national economy.


Our Town Charlottesville meetings begin Thursday

“Our Town Charlottesville,” a series of town hall style meetings in all of Charlottesville’s neighborhoods, will begin for 2016/2017 on Thursday.

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Route 250 Bypass west exit lane at Barracks Road closed Thursday evening

The left lane of the westbound exit ramp from the Route 250 Bypass to Barracks Road will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday.


Potential fountain of youth gene helps block heart attacks, stroke

A gene that scientific dogma insists is inactive in adults plays a role in preventing the underlying cause of heart attacks and strokes.

Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival hosting Chamber Music Concert

A Chamber Music Concert, performed by members of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, will take place on June 9 in Charlottesville.

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Men’s tennis: No. 1 UVA advances to NCAA Second Round

The UVA men’s tennis team (25-4) advanced to the second round of the 2016 NCAA Championship with a 4-0 victory over Monmouth (12-10).

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Saturday Virginia-Georgia Tech baseball game moved to 6 p.m. start

The start time for the Saturday baseball game between Virginia and Georgia Tech has been moved to 6 p.m.

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Lydia Davis, Junot Díaz named next Kapnick Writers at UVA

A pair of MacArthur Fellowship recipients will teach and mentor aspiring writers at the University of Virginia next academic year.

Director Emeritus of Smithsonian National Museum of American History to speak in Charlottesville

Brent D. Glass, Director Emeritus of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, will speak about his new book in Charlottesville.