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Firefighters Want To Fill Boot For Muscular Dystrophy Patients

Firefighters Want To Fill Boot For Muscular Dystrophy Patients

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Albemarle County’s professional firefighters have launched another “Fill the Boot” campaign. One of the supporters is Kirsten Miles, whose daughter is a muscular dystrophy patient, and a senior at Monticello High. Miles says clinics for people with the disease are a tremendous help. The firefighters say they will not solicit donations on public roads during a fund-raising drive that lasts until August 31st. They will be set up through August 31st at privately-owned shopping centers such as Rio Hill, the Hollymead Town Center, and a shopping plaza near Mill Creek Drive.

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

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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 Seek Budget Feedback

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Several Albemarle elected officials will hear about budgets and taxes this week.

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RWSA Makes Choices On Water Quality

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