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The Daily Progress - Morning



JAUNT to debut first-ever all-electric transit vehicle

The vehicle, a Ford Transit Passenger Van, can seat 10 passengers and has a range of up to 120 miles on a single charge. 


City Council spars over salary study in surplus discussion

Charlottesville City Council flip-flopped several times on giving a pay raise to low-wage staff members before mostly backing the recommend… Read more


Documents: Extremist group wanted rally to start civil war

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A hidden camera captured members of a white supremacist group expressing hope that violence at a gun rights rally … Read more


McConnell backs off, abruptly eases impeachment trial limits

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly backed offsome of his proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment … Read more

State to remove Lake Anna fishing catwalk

The fishing catwalk, located off Moody Town Road, near Bumpass, is the only public access point to the lake within Louisa County, according to a news release. The department recently suspended access to the catwalk. Read more


Civil War-era sword finds a more visible home in Spotsylvania museum

The sword soon to be displayed at the Spotsylvania County Museum was pulled, not out of stone like Excalibur, but from under the floorboards of a historic church at Spotsylvania Courthouse. Read more

U. Richmond confirms evidence of slave burial site on campus

RICHMOND — After months of research, a university in Virginia’s capital city has confirmed that part of its campus was probably built over … Read more



Deadly Chinese virus reaches US: Things you should know about potential global health threat

A U.S. citizen who recently returned from a trip to central China has been diagnosed with the new virus that has sparked an outbreak and stringent monitoring around the world. Read more


Another big show in Las Vegas: NFL details draft plans, Bellagio fountain stage

The main stage for the draft will be constructed beginning April 3 next to Caesars Forum. It will include a viewing zone to watch the first-round selections on Thursday night, the second and third rounds on Friday night, and the remaining four rounds on Saturday. Read more


Netflix holds its own in the streaming wars — for now

Netflix added 8.8 million worldwide subscribers during its fourth quarter, surpassing expectations at a time when it faces heated competition from new streaming challengers such as Disney. Read more


Today's top pics: Serena Williams, Coco Gauff advance at Australian Open; and more

Today's top pics as selected by The Associated Press: Read more