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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.


Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will open spray grounds this weekend

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will open its three spray grounds on Saturday, May 14th at 10:00 am for the 2016 season.

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Dedication for new Regional Firearms Training Center

Regional partners Albemarle County, Charlottesville, and the University of Virginia unveiled the new Regional Firearms Training Center on Thursday.

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Men’s tennis: No. 1 UVA hosts NCAA Regional this weekend

The UVA men’s tennis team begins the 2016 NCAA Championship by hosting first and second round matches this weekend.

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Game Notes: #12 UVA hosts #18 Georgia Tech in weekend ACC series

The No. 12 UVA baseball team returns to action this weekend after a nine-day break for final exams as it takes on No. 19 Georgia Tech.


UVA study: National, state population projections show slow growth

The U.S. population is projected to reach 383 million by 2040, according to national population projections released by demographers at UVA.


Charlottesville Reading Series announces poets, authors for May event

The Charlottesville Reading Series will host a poetry and prose reading on Friday, May 13 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

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UVA siblings enjoy Lawn, Range rooms

Siblings Gillian and Kyle Gardiner grew up together in the Charlottesville area and now live only steps apart on Grounds at UVA.


2016 Charlottesville Community Job Fair at John Paul Jones Arena

The 2016 Charlottesville Community Job Fair will be held Wednesday, May 11th from 10:00am until 3:00pm at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.

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Tackling a dream: UVA Women’s Club Rugby heads to national championship

Legend holds that the UVA Women’s Club Rugby Team was founded on a dare directed at some female students in the late 1970s.

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Malcolm Brogdon, Leah Smith named top UVA athletes

Malcolm Brogdon and Leah Smith were honored as the top male and female athletes for the 2015-16 academic year at UVA.

#13 UVA defeats Liberty, 7-3, heads into exam break

The No. 13 UVA baseball team downed Liberty, 7-3, Tuesday evening in front of a Liberty Baseball Stadium-record crowd of 4,024.

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STAB KINO student-led film festival May 6-8

The inaugural STAB KINO: New Classics Film Festival will take place at St. Anne’s-Belfield School May 6-8.

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Virginia to host NCAA men’s, women’s tennis regionals

The Virginia men’s and women’s tennis teams will host NCAA Tournament first and second round play at Snyder Tennis Center.

Game Notes: #13 UVA travels to Liberty Tuesday to wrap up road trip

The #13 UVA baseball team wraps up its eight-game road trip at 7 p.m. Tuesday against Liberty at Liberty Baseball Stadium in Lynchburg.

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May is Better Hearing Month: What causes hearing loss?

Excessive noise exposure is the number one reason for hearing loss. Many work settings and recreational activities can be damaging to your inner ear.

Kenny Rogers coming to The Paramount in September

The Paramount Theater will welcome Grammy Award-winning country superstar Kenny Rogers during his final world tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal.

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Double ’Hoo awards power undergrad-grad student research pairings

Pairs of UVA student researchers will receive funding to examine local mentoring programs, women’s health and ion channels in immune cells.

Albemarle County announces 29 Express Route starting May 2

Albemarle County will launch its new 29 Express commuter bus rout on Monday, May 2, at 7:30 am at the Food Lion on Timberland Boulevard.

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St. Anne’s-Belfield School students release language learning app

Eighth grade French students at St. Anne’s-Belfield School have recently released the eighth app in the 2Lingua Apps family.

#21 UVA sweeps two from Pitt: Ninth-inning rally takes Game 2

The No. 21 UVA baseball team swept a doubleheader against Pitt on Saturday afternoon at Cost Field in Pittsburgh.

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UVA Peace Corps: Meet the volunteers behind the top ranking

UVA, for the third year in a row, ranks among the top five medium-sized schools for volunteers produced.

Too injured for tennis, UVA scholarship winner focuses on business

A former tennis champ-turned-budding business leader has received the University of Virginia’s Sky Alland Scholarship.

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UVA golfer Derek Bard named semifinalist for Jack Nicklaus Award

UVA junior golfer Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) has been named a semifinalist for the 2016 Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award.


National Dance Week Foundation, Charlottesville Parks and Rec host dance event

The National Dance Week Foundation and Charlottesville Parks and Recreation invite the community to attend the Celebration of Dance event.

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State subsidy slashes cost of driving evaluations for seniors

Discounts are available on driving evaluations at the UVA Health System for seniors and those ages 55 to 64 who have a cognitive impairment.