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Thanksgiving travel forecast: Storm may slow early travel as 46 million take to roads

AccuWeather reports cold air will be less intense and much less widespread across the nation during the week of Thanksgiving.


Gameday Primer: UVA vs. #7 UCLA

UVA opens the 2014 season on Saturday against seventh-ranked UCLA. Kickoff is at noon in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va. The game is being broadcast on ESPN and on radio on the Virginia Sports Network. UCLA is a 21-point favorite heading into the contest.


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Randy Forbes: Trading potholes for progress

As the snow thaws to warmer months, new potholes and signs of road deterioration are certain to appear on our daily commutes. Although this is the reality of a harsh winter, it also serves as a reminder of how quickly our transportation and infrastructure can wither.


New book discusses Augusta County history

Augusta County, the new addition to Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series, presents an overview history of Augusta County, Va., from its inception in 1738.


McDonnell pledges ‘smooth transition’ to Gov.-elect McAuliffe

Bob McDonnell credited the administration of Tim Kaine with helping in his transition to the Virginia governor’s office four years ago. Now the Republican governor is pledging to assist the incoming administration of Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe in the same fashion.