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  1. Tom Sox need name for new mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | WCAV

    Before the Charlottesville Tom Sox take the field for their second Valley League baseball season, they need a name for the team's newest addition. On Tuesday, the Tom Sox revealed the six finalists for the name of their new prairie dog mascot: Grounder, Monty, Petey, Potus, Prairiewether Lewis, and TJ.

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  2. Buckeyes to visit UVA for ACC/Big Ten rematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | WCAV

    After back-to-back road trips for the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge, the Virginia men's basketball team will get to stay at home this season. But it will be Ohio State -- not Purdue, as had been reported on Monday -- who will visit John Paul Jones on November 30. That game is a rematch from last year's Challenge, when UVA beat the Buckeyes 64-58 in Columbus.

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  3. UVA confirms Starsia won't return as coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | WCAV

    The saga of Dom Starsia's job status at Virginia is over. And so is his tenure as men's lacrosse coach at UVA.

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  4. Cavs make quick work of Fairleigh DickinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WCAV

    The weather delayed the start of Virginia's first-round NCAA women's tennis match against Fairleigh Dickinson for a few hours Friday afternoon. Once the clouds parted, the Cavaliers wasted no time advancing in the tournament.

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  5. Officials say gasoline kept in basement of Ware Street houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | WCAV

    The Charlottesville Fire Department says there was gasoline in the basement of a house where a fire broke out Saturday night. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  6. Vinegar Hill statue project stalled by fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | WCAV

    A sculpture that is supposed to commemorate a historic black neighborhood in Charlottesville remains in limbo due to a lack of funding. According to media partner The Daily Progress, only about $20,000 has been raised for the Vinegar Hill statue in the past four years.

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  7. Schools, school administrative offices collect food for BRAFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | WCAV

    The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank got a big boost thanks to 30 public and private schools and school administrative offices in the Thomas Jefferson service area. The schools and officers participated in the neighbors-4-Neighbors School Food Drive, collecting almost 9,800 pounds of food for families and individuals in need.

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  8. Wegmans announces opening date for Charlottesville storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | WCAV

    "Though the opening is months away, our new employees begin training soon after they're hired so that when we open the doors, they're knowledgeable about our offerings and ready to provide incredible customer service to all of Charlottesville," said Chris DePumpo, store manager. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  9. Open house helps raise funds for SHERead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 8 | WCAV

    The Charlottesville Design House, open to the public this year, is aimed at helping the Shelter for Help in Emergency's or SHE continue to survive. This year's house, is the Keswick Estate.

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  10. Dave Matthews Band concert a homecoming 25 years in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | WCAV

    Thousands of fans from all across the country packed John Paul Jones Arena to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Dave Matthews Band. All proceeds from the concert will go towards Charlottesville area charities through the band's Bama Works Fund.

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  11. Witnesses say home on Ware Street explodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | WCAV

    The Charlottesville Fire Department was on the scene of a house fire Saturday night that looks to have completely destroyed a home. Witnesses say they heard an initial explosion around 10:00 p.m in the area of Ware Street and Rayon Street.

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  12. Teens arrested after scaling Landmark HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | WCAV

    A ladder had to be used to get to the high schoolers, before they were taken to the Charlottesville Police Department and charged. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  13. Mother celebrates murdered son on his birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | WCAV

    With Mothers Day festivities happening everywhere, for Shifflett's mom Robin Bryant, it makes celebrating her son's birthday 10 times harder. "Whoever did this took one of my litter," said Bryant.

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  14. Photo gallery shows snapshots from the 25-year history of the Dave Matthews BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | WCAV

    This pop-up exhibit is in town for less than 24 hours, but thousands of fans are expected to attend. It has photos honoring one of Charlottesville's most famous sons.

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  15. Girls on the Run: More than runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | WCAV

    "We like to refer to ourselves as a program that uses running as a tool to teach young girls, third fourth and fifth grade, sixth, seventh and eighth, life management skills," said Council Director for Girls on the Run of Central Virginia, Mary Hansen. "I think so much of running is mental and believing you can do it and pushing yourself," said 5k coordinator and coach, Megan Grant.

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  16. Nate Jewell gets National Air Force ROTC Cadet of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | WCAV

    High praises for Fourth-year and Air Force ROTC Cadet Nate Jewell. He is the National Air Force Cadet of the Year.

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  17. Charlottesville Area Transit gives free bus ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | WCAV

    Anyone riding the bus on Friday was in for a pleasant surprise, because Charlottesville Area Transit was letting everyone ride the bus for free. The free rides were part of "Clean Commute Day," aimed at helping people find more eco-friendly ways to get to work or around town.

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  18. Founding Charlottesville: 2016 Tom Tom Festival Huge SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | WCAV

    The 5th annual Tom Tom Festival concluded in April and after tallying the numbers 38,000 people went to the festival this year. That is a record-breaking number of attendees for the Tom Tom Festival and officially makes this the most successful Tom Tom Festival to date.

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  19. VHSL moves events from Liberty UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | WCAV

    The Virginia High School League has moved 14 state tournament events away from Liberty University, including two football championship games, after remarks the college's president made about Muslims. News outlets report that the league's Executive Committee - composed largely of superintendents, principals and athletic directors from across the state - voted 27-0 during its annual meeting in Charlottesville on Thursday to move the games away from the Lynchburg school and to various locations across the state.

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  20. Attorney seeks another delay for flight attendant's caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | WCAV

    The attorney for a flight attendant accused of disrupting SkyWest flights in the upper Midwest and on the East Coast last year is seeking another delay. Michelle Monteiro wants more time to prepare.

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