August 11, 2014
UVA FRATERNITY BACK ON GROUNDS:
Pi Kappa Alpha is back at U.Va. after losing its charter last April for possible hazing during "new member education," or rush. The fraternity was going to have to wait until 2016 to re-apply for a charter, but U.Va. has conditionally re-instated the frat.
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR FLUVANNA COUNTY:
A new cosmetology program at Fluvanna High School is preparing high school juniors and seniors for the future by giving them a chance to qualify for the state board cosmetology exam. Passing would mean a cosmetology license right out of high school.
UVA STUDY ON AMERICAN PREFERENCES:
A new study at the University of Virginia finds Americans tend to favor whites, Christians and children. Researchers from the study hope the results can start a conversation about how different races are portrayed from day to day.
FAMILY LEANS ON COMMUNITY FOR SUPPORT:
Virginia Organizing and City of Promise are collecting monetary donations to support the Buschmann family. Right now, the American Red Cross and Charlottesville Fire Department are supporting the family. Their house burned down in a fire last Thursday. The cause of the fire is still unknown.
WEEK THREE OF MCDONNELL CORRUTPION TRIAL:
The corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen continues. Former Chief of Staff Martin Kent testified he had no idea that his boss
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