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Local Pilot Reacts To Fatal Balloon Accident In Caroline County

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State Police are still trying to determine why a hot air balloon struck a power line Friday night, and so is a local pilot. Rick Behr of Boar’s Head Ballooning knew pilot Dan Kirk, whose balloon caught fire over Caroline County. Behr told WINA’s Les Sinclair on Charlottesville Right Now that staying away from power lines is at the heart of balloon safety. Behr took a balloon over Charlottesville to remember and honor his friend Monday morning.

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Harris Named to Preseason All-ACC Team by Media

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia strong safety Anthony Harris was named to the 26-man preseason All-ACC team the league announced on Wednesday.

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Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation ‘within reach’

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An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided and help increased, former U.S. President Bill Clinton says.

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Rhyming judge convicts puppy thief in style

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An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.