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City police seeking information about overturned car

Charlottesville police officers responded to a crash in the 700 block of Elm Street around 11:27 p.m. Wednesday. Read more

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Become a new Daily Progress subscriber and get a free copy of "Road to Redemption"

We are proud to announce that if you become a new print or digital Daily Progress subscriber, you will receive a free copy of our book chro… Read more

Local

City to hold open house about Barracks-Emmet improvements

The meeting will be held between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Walker Upper Elementary School. Read more

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Charlottesville Biz Journal

Opening date set for Starr Hill location in Richmond

Starr Hill Brewery's beer hall and rooftop bar in Scott’s Addition will open Saturday, Dec. 7. Read more

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Roanoke police continue search for suspect in Franklin County homicide

Updated 3:26 p.m.: The city of Roanoke reports that the shelter in place for the Grandin Road area near Patrick Henry High School has been lifted. In a Facebook post, the city urged  residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity, and to keep cars and homes locked. Read more

Shareholders OK GateHouse’s $1.4B acquisition of Gannett

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the largest U.S. newspaper companies are set to combine after shareholders approved GateHouse Media’s $1.4 billion a… Read more

Zoo owner charged with 46 animal cruelty counts in Virginia

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — The owner of a Virginia zoo where more than 100 animals were seized earlier this year has been charged with animal c… Read more

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Politics

AP source: Second US official in Kyiv heard Trump call

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second U.S. Embassy staffer in Kyiv overheard a cellphone call between President Donald Trump and his ambassador to the… Read more

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Politics

Pelosi says Trump’s Ukraine actions amount to ‘bribery’

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are refining part of their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: Bribery. Read more

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Politics

US military academy athletes can now delay service, go pro

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper has opened the door for athletes at the nation’s military academies to play professional spo… Read more

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Politics

Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick launches ‘Hail Mary’ bid for president

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Deval Patrick launched what he acknowledged to be a “Hail Mary” bid on Thursday for the Democratic presidential nomina… Read more

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National

Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killin… Read more

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Politics

Charges against GOP operative Roger Stone now before jury

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury deliberations will extend into a second day in the trial of Roger Stone, a veteran Republican political operative ch… Read more

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Politics

US presses European countries to take Islamic State fighters

WASHINGTON (AP) — European and other members of the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group must take back and prosecute t… Read more

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National Business

Disney Plus adds disclaimer about racist movie stereotypes

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s new streaming service has added a disclaimer to "Dumbo," “Peter Pan” and other classics because they depict racist… Read more

Sports

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Three STAB lacrosse standouts sign with Division I programs

For more than a decade, St. Anne’s-Belfield has been a hotbed for high school lacrosse in Central Virginia, producing nearly 50 Division I … Read more

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Virginia field hockey team faces big challenge in NCAA Tournament opener against Delaware

The NCAA field hockey tournament includes only 18 teams. Read more

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Virginia men's basketball team signs top 10 recruiting class

The three players in the Virginia men’s basketball team’s 2020 recruiting class signed their national letters of intent this week to offici… Read more

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Prep football playoff preview: King George at Louisa County

King George at Louisa County Read more

Opinion

Opinion/Letter: Climate change plans need citizens, too

I want to congratulate and thank the governments of Charlottesville and Albemarle County for approving Local Climate Action Plans that will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, our local governments do not have the power to accomplish this plan without the cooperation of residents. Read more

Opinion/Letter: Jokes about mental illness aren't funny

A recent candidate for Charlottesville City Council has been arrested and ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. There were many insensitive comments made across many social media platforms regarding this situation. Some even made jokes. Experiencing a mental health breakdown or living with a mental illness is no joking matter. Read more

Opinion/Column: Debunking myths about immigrants

The factoid I like to trot out every time immigrants are erroneously tied to crime is that they are more law-abiding than native-born U.S. residents. That has been the case for at least 100 years. Read more

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You probably have too much stuff. Here's how to pare it down.

Declutterers share their best tricks. Read more

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Pelosi calls Trump's actions 'bribery' as Democrats sharpen case for impeachment

Article II of the Constitution holds that the president and other civil federal officials "shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." Read more

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A rogue cat who 'will not be contained' keeps trying to free his Texas shelter comrades

As it turns out, people love meddlesome cats who refuse to apologize for their devious ways. Read more

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Motorola's Razr flip phone is back as folding-screen smartphone, for $1,500

The good news: A phone can fit in your pocket again. The bad news: It's twice the price of an iPhone. Read more

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'The Crown' is back with midlife crises, heavy heads and sterling performances

Olivia Colman triumphs as Queen Elizabeth. That doesn't keep some episodes from dragging. Read more

Galleries

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Today in history: Nov. 15

Major events that happened around the world on this day in history. Read more

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Celebrity Birthdays: Nov. 15

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ed Asner, Sam Waterston, Beverly D'Angelo, Kevin Eubanks, Judy G… Read more

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Photos: Shooting at California high school leaves at least 1 dead, more injured

A student gunman opened fire Thursday at a Southern California high school before he was taken into custody, authorities said. Read more

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These 10 candidates have qualified for the November Democratic presidential debate

The next Democratic debate will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Atlanta. It will air on MSNBC from 9 to 11 p.m. ET and will be co-hosted by … Read more

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Photos: 13 teams' College Football Playoff scenarios

The College Football Playoff selection committee released its second set of rankings Tuesday night, with its top three teams — LSU, Ohio St… Read more