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2016 Spring Foxfield Race draws large crowds to Central Virginia

The 39th Foxfield Race in Albemarle county attracted people from all over the country to Central Virginia.

Appalachian Trail reopens in Shenandoah National Park

Things are slowly returning to normal at Shenandoah National Park, where trails are starting to open back up following the Rocky Mtn Fire 2016.

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Cruz Wins Virginia Delegates At Harrisonburg Convention

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has won the majority of delegates at the GOP convention in Virginia, delegates that could help decide the Republican presidential nominee if there's a contested national convention this summer.

Cruz supporters won 10 of the 13 at-large delegates elected Saturday at the Republican Party of Virginia's statewide convention at James Madison University in Harrisonburg while Republican front-runner Donald Trump won the other three.

2016 Foxfield Races Draws Crowd Of Thousands

The Spring 2016 Foxfield Races drew a crowd of thousands to Albemarle County on Saturday, despite the threat of inclement weather.

But it wasn’t all about horses, high hats and fashion.

According to the Albemarle County Police Department, twenty individuals were arrested and four additional race-goers required medical transport to the emergency room.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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Coming-of-age Cavaliers head into Pitt

In some ways, it's been subtle. The Virginia baseball team hasn't won more than four games in a row all season, and the Wahoos still haven't swept a weekend series this year.

Former FUMA QB Hackenberg drafted by Jets

Former Fork Union prep quarterback Christian Hackenberg is now a member of the New York Jets organization.

Jones' gem lifts 'Hoos to game one win

Virginia starter Connor Jones threw a complete game four-hitter against Pitt to help the Cavaliers win 5-1 in game one of a double header.

No. 2 Brown ends Virginia's season

The Virginia men's lacrosse team fell to second-ranked Brown on Saturday, April 30, eliminating them from any postseason chances.

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Frenchman flies more than a mile on a hoverboard

A Frenchman has flown more than 2 kilometers (over a mile) on a hoverboard in an apparent new world record.

Egypt labor activist says police blocking workers assembly

An independent Egyptian trade union leader says hundreds of workers from several provinces who came to hold a meeting in Cairo for International Workers' Day have been prevented from assembling by police.

Neighbors deny rescue of quake-buried man in Ecuador

Ecuadorean news media say relatives, neighbors and a nurse are denying reports that a 72-year-old man had been buried in his quake-damaged house for two weeks before being rescued.

Qatar bank says some leaked customer data may be accurate

Qatar's largest bank has acknowledged that some purported customer data disclosed online may be authentic and says it has hired an outside expert to review potential vulnerabilities to its computer systems.

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