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TODAY'S HEADLINES

UVa slavery monument takes shape

Proponents hope three new memorials will help tell a new history of Charlottesville — one that better reflects the decades of slavery, violence and segregation.

Caplin, former IRS head and UVa benefactor, dies at 103

Mortimer Caplin, who turned 103 on July 11, died Monday, according to family members. Read more

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

In 1988, Stevens told about 3,900 University of Virginia graduates that they had a role in continuing the works and dreams of Thomas Jefferson. Read more

Charlottesville area to approach triple-digit heat this week

The heat is on the streets through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Read more

Local candidates report latest campaign donations

Among candidates for Charlottesville City Council, independent Bellamy Brown received the most in cash contributions in June. Read more

Deeply divided federal appeals court finds Virginia's 'habitual drunkard' law unconstitutional

A closely and harshly divided 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday struck down Virginia's so-called habitual drunkard law as unconstitutional. Read more

At U.S. Senate hearing, Andy Parker urges Congress to regulate big tech to deal with violent content

Andy Parker took his battle with Google over its resistance to removing videos of his daughter’s shooting death to Washington, D.C., to ask Congress to regulate big tech companies. Read more

Louisa County crash kills 95-year-old Spotsylvania man

The 95-year-old man died at the scene of the crash. Read more

Former 'American Idol' contestant to perform at Thinkshop event

Shayy Winn will be one of several performers at Thursday's event.  Read more

Riggleman presides over same-sex wedding in Crozet

The conservative congressman did the honors for Anthony LeCounte and Alex Pisciarino on Sunday evening at King Family Vineyards. Read more

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Armstrong, Aldrin were first of 12 men to walk on the moon. Here are the others

During the Apollo space program, 12 men walked on the moon from 1969 to 1972. Neil Armstrong was the first and Gene Cernan was the last to … Read more

British Open guide: 10 players to watch and other fun facts you should know

Here's everything you need to know about golf's final major championship of 2019: Read more

Photos: Notable Deaths in 2019

A roll call of notable people who have died in 2019: Read more

Earth just had its hottest June on record, on track for warmest July

The month was punctuated by a severe heat wave that struck Western Europe in particular during the last week, with numerous all-time-hottest-temperature records falling in countries with centuries-old data sets. Read more