A drop in both the local and statewide jobless rates in April. The Virginia Employment Commission says the figure for the Charlottesville region was 3.7%. That’s down .7% from March. The statewide rate was down .6% to 4.7% in April.
The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.