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Blue Ridge Outdoors: Jess Daddio

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to travel for a living? CBS19's Tomas Harmon spoke to one travel editor who is based right here in Charlottesville. He has more on this week's Blue Ridge Outdoors.

Crozet Family of Four Loses Home to Fire

Three Notch'd Road in Crozet has reopened after a house fire closed it for about two hours Friday morning. The family of four was able to get out and there were no injuries.

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Coffee Back On The Bad List

(Metro) Drinking four or more cups of coffee a day may be bad for your health. 

Researchers at the European Food Safety Authority say that consuming more than 400 milligrams of caffeine a day is linked to a variety of problems including heart trouble, panic attacks and insomnia. 

They also note that coffee isn't the only culprit. 

Other beverages like espresso, Red Bull and many sodas contain large amounts of caffeine which can boost your daily intake to unsafe levels.

Women's Earnings Still Low

(Metro) Recent female graduates will get a rude awakening when they enter the job market. 

The Economic Policy Institute found that young female college graduates will enter a work force where their wages are over four-percent lower than they were in 2000. 

For the most part, the institute found that young female college and high school graduates both earn around 15-percent less than their male counterparts. 

Stagnant wages are also affecting male graduates. 

Wages for young men fresh out of college have only gone up about one-percent in the past 15-years.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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Ex-Cav Moses Preps for Year Two with Redskins

Current Washington Redskins offensive lineman, Morgan Moses is prepping for his second year in the National Football League.

Mustangs Honor Senior Athletes

Friday afternoon, Monticello honored their 16 seniors that will be playing college athletics.

O'Connor: Kirby Won't Pitch This Weekend

Last week at the ACC Tournament, Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor left the door open for a potential return by junior lefty Nathan Kirby in the Cavaliers' NCAA regional. O'Connor didn't rule out the possibility on Monday, either.

ODU's Jones Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

Old Dominion men's basketball coach Jeff Jones has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on Monday.

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Puerto Rico governor signs law to up sales levy to 11.5 percent, add professional services tax

Puerto Rico's governor has signed into law a bill increasing the U.S. territory's sales tax from 7 percent to 11.5 percent.

Interpol says extremists from Africa and Asia are shifting allegiance to Islamic State group

A growing number of extremist groups from Africa to southeast Asia are shifting their allegiance to the Islamic State group, leading to greater risks for "cross-pollination" among conflicts beyond Syria and Iraq, the head of Interpol said Friday.

Gunbattle in Mexico's Baja California Sur state kills 2 suspects, wounds police officer

Mexican authorities say a clash between armed men and police killed two gunmen and wounded an officer in the state of Baja California Sur.

Guatemalan judge freezes bank accounts of ex-vice president who quit amid corruption scandal

A Guatemalan judge on Friday froze bank accounts linked to former Vice President Roxana Baldetti, who resigned this month after a corruption scandal reached into her office.

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