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Councilors Will Vote On Plan Affecting Ambulance Service

Councilors Will Vote On Plan Affecting  Ambulance Service

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City Councilors have agreed to vote on a plan to let rescue squads charge for ambulance services. Fire Chief Charles Werner (pictured) says the proposed ordinance would be part of a local emergency medical services plan. Dayton Haugh of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad says no one would be forced to pay. The rescue squad and the city fire department will also have a more formal working arrangement. The councilors plan to vote on the new arrangement on June 2nd.

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Virginia Defeats Cleveland State 70-54 To Remain Unbeaten

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Virginia continues their undefeated season with a 70-54 win.

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.