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Two City Teachers Get Outside Recognition

Two City Teachers Get Outside Recognition

photo provided by the Virginia Lottery

Two teachers in the city schools have won statewide and international awards. Michael Salvatierra, who teaches music at Venable Elementary School, was picked by the Virginia Lottery for its Super Teacher program. He gets $4,000 in prizes, including a check for $2000. Salvatierra (pictured right) got the check from Paula Otto (pictured left) of the Virginia Lottery. The photo was provided by the Virginia Lottery. Meanwhile, Matt Shields of Charlottesville High School has won an Inspirational Teacher award from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A CHS grad who now attends MIT nominated Shields for the award. Many of Shields’ current students set off rockets on Memorial Day.

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FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, Torrin Lawrence reacts after his heat in the senior men's 400-meter dash at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident early Monday, July 28, 2014 in Cordele, Ga. He was 25.

Celebrated track star Torrin Lawrence has been killed in a tragic road accident in Georgia.

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With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, July 28, 2014.

Shelly Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers despite her husband's objections, a judge ruled on Monday.

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