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  1. Robert E. Lee statue supporters protest possible statue removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WCAV

    More people were demonstrating at the Robert E. Lee Statue on Friday, and this time they were against removing the statue. The statue has been in the park for more than 90 years, and some say it's racist, hurtful and revolting, while others say not only is it art, it is Virginia history and it should be preserved.

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  2. Sculpture to commemorate Vinegar HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WCAV

    While discussion of one statue coming down is heating up in Charlottesville, talks about another one being commissioned is continuing. Andrea Douglas, the executive director of The Jefferson School's African-American Heritage Center, has worked closely with Elizabeth Breeden, a woman leading a commission for a Vinegar Hill monument.

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  3. Charlottesville Police Department launches Facebook pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WCAV

    The department hopes the page will bolster its efforts to provide timely information to the citizens of Charlottesville and the surrounding areas. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  4. 'Hoos and BYU make changes to football seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | WCAV

    The two schools announced Friday that they were adjusting the schedules for their future football series. UVA will now travel to Provo to visit the Cougars in 2021, replacing a 2019 game in Charlottesville.

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  5. Guestworkers win class action lawsuit, awarded unpaid wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WCAV

    Almost 200 Guatemalan guestworkers have been awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in a class action lawsuit against the companies that brought them to the United States. On March 17, a federal judge in Charlottesville ruled the companies, Star Forestry Service, Independent Labor Service, and White Pine Reforestation and Landscaping as well as the owners Devin and Amy Spears-Thomas, violated federal law.

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  6. 67th Charlottesville Dogwood Festival kicks off with dogwood tree saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    The 67th Annual Charlottesville Dogwood Festival kicked off it's list of Charlottesville events Thursday night with a sale of dogwood trees at the Barracks Road Shopping Center. The proceeds from this event go towards the funding of the remaining events in the festival, which include a barbecue, fireworks display, and parade.

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  7. The man behind "The Charlottesville 29"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    On Tuesday, C. Simon Davidson finished something near and dear to his heart: a list of the restaurants he thinks define the Charlottesville food scene. "I'm an attorney with McGuireWoods, and that's certainly a full time job," Davidson said sitting at a table in Lampo Pizza.

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  8. Charlottesville, Albemarle save big on fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    Due to lower-than-expected fuel prices, the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County have predicted savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars. "Both CAT and pupil transportation, so school buses, are our biggest fuel drivers," said Charlottesville spokesperson, Miriam Dickler.

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  9. Landes says Lee statue should stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    Delegate Steve Landes says he is opposed to having a statue of Robert E. Lee removed from a small park in downtown Charlottesville. Ealier this year, Landes voted for a bill that would have prevented cities and counties from removing Civil War monuments, but Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed that legislation.

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  10. Historian weighs in on Lee monument controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    There's no question that Robert E. Lee holds a huge place in Virginia history, but should we have a monument to him in a public park? Virginia historian Rick Britton says Lee's legacy is complicated, and so is the issue of the statue. "There's a lot of different ways to look at his statue,' he said.

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  11. Charlottesville holding Easter egg hunt at CHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting.

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  12. Female entrepreneurs can get a free ticket to Founders SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    In an effort to increase female entrepreneurship in Charlottesville, the Tom Tom Founders Festival is letting Founders Summit attendees send complimentary tickets to women. The initiative was announced Thursday and will allow each ticket-holder to send a free ticket to a female entrepreneur.

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  13. Charlottesville company wins Best New Food award at expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    The event was sponsored by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to help connect buyers representing grocery stores, restaurants and gifts shops with specialty foods and beverages made in the Commonwealth. Mother Shrub from Midlothian won the Best New Product Overall award and Best New Beverage went to Texas Beach of Richmond.

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  14. Fans arrive in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | WCAV

    The Virginia men's basketball team has made it to the Sweet Sixteen at the United Center in Chicago, IL and so have their fans. This has been quite a roller coaster of a season for Virginia basketball fans, beginning at the start of the season when Virginia fell to George Washington.

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  15. Doctor reflects on working with U.S. cycling team at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | WCAV

    Team USA competed against athletes from 45 nations during the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in London in early March. Dr. Matthew Panzarella, an orthopedic surgeon at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, traveled with the team as a team physician, and called the trip an experience of a lifetime.

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  16. Charlottesville Community Divided over Robert E. Lee StatueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | WCAV

    Dozens of people met at Lee Park Tuesday morning for a press conference hosted by City Council Member Wes Bellamy. A very divided Charlottesville gathered to hear city leaders discuss why the Robert E. Lee statue needs to come down.

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  17. Community voices opinions on future of Ragged Mountain ReservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WCAV

    On Tuesday evening, the Charlottesville Parks and Rec department held a community meeting to see what locals think the land around Ragged Mountain Reservoir should be turned into. Currently, the land is mainly used for hiking or watching nature, but some want to see a few bike or running paths added to the land.

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  18. Teens reopen shoe store in new location after burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAV

    Instead of kicking the idea all together, Andrew and his brother decided to reopen the store again, this time in Charlottesville. "It's a pretty amazing feeling," said Joesef Cope.

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  19. Hatchet-wielding burglar breaks into Brown's MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WCAV

    A late night burglary is going to cost a Charlottesville store owner almost $2,000 in lost merchandise and repairs. Brown's Store on Avon Street was the target of a burglary Sunday night, leaving many customers at a loss for words.

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  20. Fans get bracket help from UVA greatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WCAV

    Basketball fans in Charlottesville got some help filling out March Madness brackets on Monday, thanks to some University of Virginia greats. "This is a wonderful event because it introduces CASA to an audience that might not learn about the organization and work that we do," said CASA President Alicia Lenahan.

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