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How Aerial Photography Changes A Photographer's Perspective

Heather Hummel | Posted 07.02.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

Nothing has changed my perspective of photography the way flying in a little Cessna plane over one of the most historical towns in our nation did.

What's Your Story? Mike McCarthy Of Dr. Ho's Humble Pie

Stuart Gunter | Posted 06.26.2014 | Taste
Stuart Gunter

"I want people to get down and dirty while hammering at crabs, drinking cheap ice cold beer, telling random stories. Like when I was a kid."

Social Entrepreneurship: A Shift in the Traditional Business Mindset

Heather Hummel | Posted 05.02.2014 | Business
Heather Hummel

A new corporate structure, the social enterprise, was born. This entity, which can be structured either as a for-profit or non-profit, considers the impact of its decisions on communities, the environment and employee welfare.

Paul Clayton

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Paul Clayton (l) and Bill Clifton, Bill Clifton & Paul Clayton: The First Recordings via Bear Family Records Paul Clayton Worthington was born on M...

David Lohr

Siblings Arrested In Case Of Missing Police Reserve Captain

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Virginia say they have arrested a brother and sister in connection with the disappearance of Police Reserve Captain Kevin Wayne Quick. ...

Authorities Suspect Foul Play In Police Reserve Captain's Disappearance

David Lohr | Posted 02.03.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Virginia say they have recovered a vehicle belonging to Kevin Wayne Quick, a missing police reserve captain who disappeared under myste...

America's Fastest Shrinking Cities

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess, Michael B. Sauter and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: It’s been a slow recovery, but according to a recent report, U.S. economic growth is expected to pick up in the coming years. The nat...

David Lohr

Missing Teen Presumed Dead; Family 'Devastated'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Alexis Murphy's aunt said her family is "devastated" the missing Virginia teen is now presumed dead by the authorities. "Of course my family's deva...

College Towns You Need To Visit This Fall

Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel

College towns are at their finest in the fall. Students are fresh-faced, leaves are changing, there's football and beer, nostalgia and charm. A qu...

Roadtripping in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 08.19.2013 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

For a perfect short road trip, the area starting around D.C. and heading southwest into Virginia is among the best. From Northern Virginia's horse country to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Shenandoah Valley, you'll find a mix of nature, history and charm.

Civil Rights Pioneer Receives High School Diploma At Age 71

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va. | Aaron Richardson | Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices

Olivia Ferguson McQueen received her high school diploma on Saturday, 54 years after finishing high school in a tiny room at the Charlottesville Schoo...

The Jay Gatsby in All of Us

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 07.23.2013 | College
Gregoris Kalai

There is a Jay Gatbsy in all of us. Despite our best efforts to be content and happy with what ever our current circumstances are, we have evolved to want more. More what?

Human Scale at Hudson Yards

J. Michael Welton | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Fresh out of undergraduate school at the University of Virginia in the late 1980s - and facing the reality of a recession - Thomas Woltz leapt at the ...

David Lohr

Man Wanted For Questioning In Disappearance Of Transgender Teen

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.29.2012 | Crime

Virginia police are asking for help in finding a Charlottesville resident wanted for questioning in connection with the disappearance of a transgender...

David Lohr

Police Search For Missing Transgender Teen

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.29.2012 | Crime

Police in Virginia are searching for a transgender teen who has been missing for more than a week. Dashad Smith, 19, also known as Sage, Sagey and ...

Tour Diary: No. 2

Amy Millan | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Amy Millan

It was a bit muddy that day and I find Torquil rinsing his shoes in our little bus sink above the drinking glasses. Torq tells me not to worry and that he will wash all the dishes, but I can't help but feel like I am drinking Torq's shoes for the rest of the week.

Thousands Of Virginia Kids Not Required To Get An Education

Posted 09.18.2012 | Education

More than 7,000 Virginia children may not be getting any form of education as a result of a state law that permits religious exemptions, a recent stud...

Restoring Jefferson's University

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Now that the political struggles have settled somewhat at The University of Virginia, it's time to get down to what's really important at Mr. Jefferson's academical village.

Michael McLaughlin

George Huguely V's Emotional Police Interrogation Video Shown To Public

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.15.2012 | Crime

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Before a jury of George Huguely V's peers convicted him in February of killing his ex-girlfriend Yeardley Love, members saw fo...

Michael McLaughlin

George Huguely V's Tearful Police Interrogation Will Be Released

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.03.2012 | Crime

The video of police interrogating a distraught and defiant George Huguely V hours after he beat his ex-girlfriend Yeardley Love, a fellow University o...

Yeardley Love's Mother Files $30 Million Suit Against George Huguely

AP | Posted 04.27.2012 | Crime

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The mother of slain University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love has filed a $30.5 million lawsuit against the former ...

Lucia Graves

Congressional Candidate's Civil War Reenactments Spark Racial Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- John Douglass has been a top officer in the U.S. Navy, a longtime defense lobbyist and is now a veteran Civil War reenactor. Most of tha...

Why I'm Hunger Striking at UVA

Joseph Williams | Posted 04.25.2012 | College
Joseph Williams

In failing to implement a living wage for its lowest paid employees, the University of Virginia has also failed to uphold the moral standards to which it holds its students.

Yeardley Love Murder Trial Starting In Charlottesville

AP | Posted 04.07.2012 | DC

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Jury selection is under way in the trial of a University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of killing his ex-girlfriend...

Monticello's New Slave Oral History Project

AP | ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON | Posted 02.26.2012 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. — When Thomas Jefferson died, scores of slaves were sold from his Monticello plantation to settle his debts. Peter Fossett, 11, wa...