A big financial boost to keep the Barrett Early Learning Center in operation. The oldest continuously running daycare center in Virginia has received a big gift. Barrett is the recipient of $65,000 from this year’s proceeds from the Charlottesville Ten Miler. Organizers of the race presented the check Tuesday to the center’s administrators at the facility on Ridge Street (pictured).
Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.
UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.
The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.