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Apology and retraction

Aug. 12 is a volatile, traumatizing day in Charlottesville. This year, there were no official local-based commemorations for the life that was lost and the people who were injured on that day in 2017. But a demonstration was held that afternoon related to that Thursday’s Albemarle County School Board meeting. It was attended on the […]

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Soundboard: Marching For Black Lives

Related Articles: Determined: Stories of resilience in a broken ecosystem Demonstrators, medical workers mull COVID-19 and protests In wake of George Floyd killing in Minnesota, Charlottesville protesters decry police brutality Marching for Black Lives Credit: WTJU This week, WTJU’s Soundboard focuses on the local demonstrations in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. First, we […]

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Soundboard: The Historical Roots of COVID-19’s Impact in Charlottesville

Related Articles: Determined: Stories of resilience in a broken ecosystem Determined to work Determined to Be Nourished The Historical Roots of COVID-19’s Impact in Charlottesville Credit: WTJU This week, we’re talking with Sarad Davenport and Jordy Yager about the joint Charlottesville Tomorrow-Vinegar Hill Magazine series, Determined. Determined explores how Charlottesville’s history of racial injustice has […]

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Q&A: COVID prompts Charlottesville Fire Department adjustments

It’s been more than a month since SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, began raging through Virginia. It has disrupted virtually all types of human activity, including fire departments.In keeping with social distancing requirements, Charlottesville Fire Chief Andrew Baxter answered several questions via email from Reporter Charlotte Rene Woods and News Editor Elliott Robinson about […]

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Q&A: COVID-19 prompts Charlottesville police adjustments

It’s been more than a month since SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, began raging through Virginia. It has disrupted virtually all types of human activity, including law enforcement. In keeping with social distancing requirements, Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney answered several questions via email from Reporter Charlotte Rene Woods and News Editor Elliott Robinson […]

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Soundboard: Providing Healthcare to Rural Central Virginia in a Pandemic

https://soundcloud.com/wtju/providing-healthcare-to-rural-central-virginia-in-a-pandemic-april-17-2020?in=wtju/sets/soundboard-1 Credit: WTJU Forty-one of 46 patients at the Envoy skilled nursing facility in Fluvanna County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Central Virginia Health Services’ Paula Tomko. We talk about how rural areas are coping with COVID-19 and the non-profit community health clinic’s mission to provide high quality primary health care to anyone […]

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WMRA: Checking in with Charlottesville Tomorrow

Related Articles: Special: Ongoing COVID-19 coverage The Cavalier Daily: UVa pledges $3 million in funding for furloughed workers, community relief Area nonprofits ponder funding and survival amidst COVID-19 Checking in with Charlottesville Tomorrow Credit: WMRA As part of our ongoing conversations with WMRA‘s local news partners, Bob Leweke spoke with Elliott Robinson, news editor at Charlottesville […]

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Area closings, delays and cancellations of note

Need to add, modify or remove an event? Contact Elliott Robinson at erobinson@cvilletomorrow.org. The recreational area around Sugar Hollow Reservoir now is closed, “as visitors trying to access Sugar Hollow Reservoir recreational area have significantly increased in recent days,” according to a news release. Additionally, the Encore Shop at Ivy Materials Utilization Center, the Book […]