The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority has rejected five bids to upgrade its rural water treatment plants. Tom Frederick (pictured left) of the RWSA budgeted nearly $3.9 million to modernize the Crozet and Scottsville plants. Some of the bids he received this spring exceeded the budgeted figure by $1.5 million. Frederick has outlined his dilemma to City Manager Maurice Jones (pictured right) and other local officials. The Environmental Protection Agency is pressuring the RWSA and other Virginia authorities to improve their water quality.
The second episode of the fifth season of the HBO fantasy show was broadcast simultaneously in 173 countries.
At the launch of her new fragrance, Ri Ri, in New York, the "Umbrella" hitmaker talked about her new album and her plans to celebrate a decade in the industry.
Taste the rainbow!
Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, a professional wrestling star in the 1980s, was charged with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.