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The Daily Progress - Morning


Virginia moves up four spots to No. 21 in AP poll

After its fourth win over Florida State in program history on Saturday, the Virginia football team jumped four spots in the latest AP Top 2…

Downtown car show helps jolt interest in fossil fuel-free rides

Drivers of electric vehicles discuss ins and outs of ownership. Read more

City after-school reading program gets $96,000 boost

But initiative's focus now on just K-2 students Read more

How effective are nudge messages for students?

In the past 10 years, the use of low-cost interventions, typically taking the form of a well-placed text message or mailer, have been used to try to encourage high school and college students to apply to college, enroll in classes and fill out financial aid forms. Read more

UVa researchers look at ways to lower rates of cervical cancer in Appalachia

“Even though the rates for cervical cancer mortality have been declining over the last 50, 60 years, there’s still sort of a hot spot of excess cervical cancer mortality in Appalachia.” Read more

PHOTOS: Constitution Day at Montpelier


Top pics from the weekend: NFL, college football action; Hong Kong protests; and more

The top pics from the weekend as selected by The Associated Press: Read more

Photo archive: More than 115 photos of Hurricane Floyd, which hit East Coast 20 years ago

Twenty years ago, millions of people fled the coastline from Florida to the Mid-Atlantic ahead of a frightening hurricane named Floyd. Read more

Videos: Remembering Ric Ocasek through the music of The Cars

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the rock band The Cars, died Sunday in New York at age 75. Read more

Twenty years ago, Hurricane Floyd swept through the Eastern Seaboard

In the end, it left behind an inland flood disaster that proved far worse than any of its winds or waves. Read more