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Survival story: How they defeated a rabid bear
Published on Apr 20th, 2012
12 comments Running into a rabid bear can pretty much ruin your morning, according to two men who survived to tell the tale of Virginia's first-ever reported rabid bear, an encounter that occurred in the...
The week in review
Published on Apr 18th, 2012
0 comments Most protests: Dozens object to UVA's use of cats to practice infant intubation at an April 12 demonstration in front of the Rotunda that includes former mayor Dave Norris, the Progress reports. And...
American garden: Peter Hatch and the restoration of Jefferson's landscape
Published on Apr 16th, 2012
0 comments Peter Hatch is all over the place this month. He's in Washington to help First Lady Michelle Obama plant the White House vegetable garden, he's in San Francisco for a Gardening Conservancy symposium...
Silly panic: The fuss over a 'minority white' nation
Published on Apr 13th, 2012
3 comments More by Ron Bailey • Gas, not water: A better fracking way to tap shale • Germ theory: What if disease causes autocracy? • How many? Numbers suggest a low terror deathcount "Whites will become a...
Spellbound at the Paramount
Published on Apr 11th, 2012
3 comments A team called "Spellbound" from the Daily Progress won Wordplay, a benefit cultural literacy game at the Paramount Theater Wednesday night. The April 11 event was organized to benefit the Literacy...
The week in review
Published on Apr 11th, 2012
12 comments Most red flags: The region has its third-in-a-row official Red Flag Warning day April 10 because of high winds and low humidity throughout most of the state. The Virginia Department of Forestry...
Ending homelessness: Residents cheer The Crossings
Published on Apr 10th, 2012
41 comments Related stories: • Flame retardant: SRO trumps most mansions in smoke safety • SRO time: The Crossings begins its rise downtown Does Charlottesville have its own "Million Dollar Murray?" A Malcolm...
Wisterious house blooms with abandonment
Published on Apr 10th, 2012
0 comments Wisteria thrives at a seemingly unoccupied dwelling in Blackwells Hollow, in the northwest corner of Albemarle. Photographed April 8.
Homo sapiens
Published on Apr 9th, 2012
3 comments Seen down by the Rivanna Trail. The shopping cart is a strong sign that a member of the Homo sapiens (knowing man) species is nearby.~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day...
Glazier's delight: Refenestration gleams at Coca-Cola landmark
Published on Apr 6th, 2012
1 comments Previous story: Refenestration: Old Cola-Cola plant invites the light A plan to reopen the long-closed window openings at the landmark 1939 structure built for the local Coca-Cola bottling company...
Find out what gets chosen for McIntire
Published on Apr 5th, 2012
0 comments On May 16, the public can watch Jennifer McKeever and the other members of the Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board discuss and potentially decide their choice among the three concepts...
Flame retardant: SRO trumps most mansions in smoke safety
Published on Apr 5th, 2012
15 comments Related story: SRO time: The Crossings begins its rise downtown With more than 150 solar and hot water heating panels on the roof and a high-tech security system featuring live video feeds of all...
The week in review
Published on Apr 3rd, 2012
0 comments Most powdery substances: The day before white and red powdery substances are found in the mailbox of the Sylvan Learning Center on Greenbrier Place to bring out hazmat units again, a bag of white...
Fresh Market: Upscale grocer wants Circuit City spot
Published on Apr 2nd, 2012
27 comments Just two weeks after the artery-clogging opening of Cook-Out, word comes that another Greensboro-based food company plans to shake up Charlottesville. Fresh Market, a fast-growing grocer that...
Seminole trail
Published on Apr 2nd, 2012
9 comments I received a request from China for pictures of Charlottesville, so I biked north via the John Warner Parkway to our “Main Street,” the curiously named Seminole Trail. (Why is it named that? No...
General Lee's tulips
Published on Apr 2nd, 2012
0 comments When we photographed General Robert E. Lee two years ago at tulip time, that picture was taken on April 20. This year, General Lee's tulips are at peak April 2, lending some credence to observations...
Laurels for the Haven
Published on Apr 2nd, 2012
20 comments The Board of Architectural Review will decide at its next meeting, Tuesday, April 17, whether a new hedge of laurel at the Haven, the downtown day shelter, can remain. (An early online version of...
New construction a bright spot?
Published on Mar 31st, 2012
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Excuses, excuses: Still fair to call farmers environmentalists?
Published on Mar 30th, 2012
20 comments By Michael Akey“Farmers are the original environmentalists.” That’s the phrase I heard several times during a recent state legislature committee hearing on a bill that would limit when farmers could...
Property auctions
Published on Mar 29th, 2012
6 comments April 4 at 3:15pm at the Albemarle CourthouseProperty: 7356 Cripple Creek Road, AftonDebtor: R. Jack Roy and Karen Groff-RoyOriginal amount owing: $143,775Bidder brings: $10,000 or 10 percent...
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