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Non-compliance with COVID restrictions could result in sanctions for UVa students

UVa requirements that students wear masks, practice social distancing are enforceable off grounds as well, officials say. Read more

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Local News | Charlottesville, VA

49 new cases reported in TJHD; Data backlog pushes Friday spike in statewide COVID-19 cases

The Thomas Jefferson Health District reported 49 new cases on Friday, for a total of 1,884 reported cases with 141 hospitalizations. Read more

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Crime News | Charlottesville, VA |

Louisa County teen pleads guilty to murder

A Louisa County teen has pleaded guilty to murdering an elderly man and shooting his wife. Read more

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VA news | Albemarle County news |

'This is exactly what we've been trying to prevent': Canadian man who was in Farmville immigration detention center dies

A 72-year-old Canadian in custody at an immigration detention center in Farmville - the site of the largest coronavirus outbreak in a U.S. immigration facility - has died. Read more

Govt. & Politics

Court extends Virginia's evictions ban until Sept. 7

The court was split 4-3 on the decision. The majority ruled that the pandemic may "substantially endanger" or "impede" tenants' ability to defend themselves in court. Read more

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Latest Headlines | Charlottesville, VA |

Snow, ice, rain make weather frightful

Let it stop! Let it stop! Let it stop! Read more

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Latest Headlines | Charlottesville, VA |

Record $242,868 in donations helps Santa Fund continue meeting families' changing needs

This year’s drive total is up from last year’s record of $229,415.58 Read more

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Latest Headlines | Charlottesville, VA |

Former mayor Nikuyah Walker honored at annual MLK event

“Of the potential things that I could be honored for, being honored by Black people and being aligned with Miss Lugo and the work that she did is an honor and I appreciate that the elders of the community thought of me,” Walker said. Read more

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Local News | Charlottesville, VA

Driver killed in single vehicle crash in Albemarle

Name is being withheld until family can be notified. Read more

Local News | Charlottesville, VA

Child critically injured in shooting incident

Mother is sought on charges of child neglect. Read more

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Local News | Charlottesville, VA

Snow appears, right on schedule, with little damage so far

A Sunday snow storm is predicted to drop between three and six inches of snow with some ice and wind, according to a winter storm warning i… Read more

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Latest Headlines | Charlottesville, VA |

UPDATED: Snow storm starts across the region.

As much as six inches predicted across Central Virginia with some ice and gusty winds later this evening. Read more

August 12

Fields attempting to appeal conviction to state supreme court

James Alex Fields Jr.'s appeal was denied by the Virginia Court of Appeals in November. Read more

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Education

Charlottesville school division to ease reliance on one-time federal funds

“We have a lot of great things but they all come at a cost to us and at a certain point, we have to figure out what’s a path forward to build and sustain these programs,” Gurley said. Read more

Sports

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Virginia-Virginia Tech women's basketball preview

Everything you need to know for Tuesday's women's basketball matchup between Virginia and Virginia Tech. Read more

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Close contests have been common in ACC men's basketball this season

All 12 teams with two or more losses in conference play have played at least two ACC games decided by five points or fewer and at least three ACC games decided by 10 points or fewer. Read more

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Former Virginia guard Kyle Guy signs a two-way contract with Miami Heat

Former Virginia guard Kyle Guy signs two-way contract with Miami Heat Read more

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At UVa and Virginia Tech, strength coaches get the first chance to establish culture for new programs

New UVa coach Tony Elliott won’t truly get to do any hands-on coaching with his new players until spring practice. But in the time leading up to that, Elliott’s strength and conditioning staff will begin laying the foundation. Read more

Opinion

Opinion/Letter: We should be sharing our freedoms

Our country has many cherished and beloved patriotic icons. First and foremost among them is, of course, the American flag. My personal favorite is the Statue of Liberty. Read more

Opinion/Editorial: USPS merits support like any agency

To hobble the U.S. Postal Service under the guise of “treating it like a business” is to undermine public confidence in yet another vital American institution at exactly the time when confidence is most needed. Read more

Galleries

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Photos: Fans at Virginia Tech's Sept. 3 home opener

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Photos: Fans revel in the first Virginia Tech home tailgating scene since 2019

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Tourism boom pressures Tibet's historic sites

Tourism is booming in Tibet as more Chinese travel in-country because of the coronavirus pandemic, posing risks to the region's fragile env… Read more

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