December 1, 2015

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Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

BEIJING (AP) — Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as Beijing grappled with extremely severe air pollution for the fifth straight day.

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CT: Near-tragic incident highlights challenge for city streets initiative
Posted: November 30, 2015

Three years ago, Kate Bennis and her daughter Anya witnessed a near-tragedy when a car drove too fast through the intersection of Little High Street and 11th Street, almost hitting a group of children and parents waiting for a school bus.

Virginia's GOP primary roster grows — but who will last until March?
Posted: November 30, 2015

RICHMOND — It looks like Virginia voters will have many more Republican candidates to choose from in the state’s March 1 presidential primary than the two who qualified in 2012.

Swimmers seek dismissal of suit alleging hazing
Posted: November 30, 2015

A central issue to the case is whether Marcantonio consented to the events that took place.

Student liaison to council hopes to increase UVa-city engagement
Posted: November 30, 2015

Getting more University of Virginia students involved in local government is the goal of the Charlottesville City Council’s new UVa student liaison.

Trial date set for Albemarle psychic
Posted: November 30, 2015

A trial date has been set for a woman accused of defrauding multiple clients while operating a psychic readings business.

Santa Fund contributions for Dec. 1, 2015
Posted: November 30, 2015

The Santa Fund, established in 1894, collects donations to provide shoes, clothing, medicine and other essentials to children in need.

Fluvanna authorities ID man accused of operating meth lab
Posted: November 30, 2015

The Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man accused of operating a small methamphetamine lab near the Albemarle County border.

'12 Days of Christmas' items top $34K, up 0.6 percent
Posted: November 30, 2015

The set of gifts spelled out in the final verse of the song would cost $34,131 this year, or 0.6 percent more than the adjusted 2014 price of $33,933.

Info on 5 million VTech customers and kids exposed in breach
Posted: November 30, 2015

NEW YORK — Kid's technology maker VTech says the personal information of about 5 million of its customers and their children may have been stolen by hackers.

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