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State confirms first two cases of Omicron in northern Virginia, but officials aren’t saying exactly where

Somewhere in the northern part of Virginia, officials have confirmed the state’s first two cases of COVID-19 caused by the new Omicron variant of the virus. It’s unclear exactly where the variant was detected. Officials have broadly said that someone in the state’s Northwest Health Planning Region tested positive for Omicron on Thursday.  The Northwest […]

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If you’re looking to donate food this holiday season, here’s what you should look out for before you hit the food pantry

The holiday season calls for giving. Food pantries across the country are receiving donations in droves, but what should you be giving? One in six people in Charlottesville are considered food insecure, according to the PB&J Fund. The city exceeds the state average at 11.9% or over 1 in ten people. Food banks are a […]