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Area Residents Immerse Themselves in Climate Change Debates

Area Residents Immerse Themselves in Climate Change Debates

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Three people who believe Virginia’s coastal areas are vulnerable to rising sea levels want our elected leaders to do something about it. A scientist at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the executive director of Wetlands Watch, and the director of the Virginia Sea Grant program have outlined their goals for the Weldon Cooper Center at UVA. They want Virginia to find a way to adapt to threats of rising sea levels. Meanwhile, retired engineer and physician Charles Battig (pictured) has outlined his research to the Albemarle Supervisors. Battig says global temperatures have not changed for 17 years. Many of the same issues are also getting attention in Richmond. Governor McAuliffe has created what he calls a Climate Change and Resiliency Update Commission.

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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

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WINA Wins 10 Awards From Associated Press

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WINA has been named the Outstanding News Operation in Virgina and West Virginia combined.

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Teen Pilot Dies In Orange Plane Crash

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A 16-year-old student pilot was killed when a small plane crashed Sunday in Orange County.

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County Officials Prepare For Budget Feedback

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Many of Albemarle's elected officials will hear about budgets and taxes this week.

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RWSA Makes Choices Regarding H20 Quality

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Local officials have determined how the water at the Crozet and Scottsville treatment plants will get filtered.