Breezy apocalypse [February 10]


Traffic lights go dead and chaos erupts on area highways today after high winds knock out power for thousands of customers. In the county, several brush fires rage after sparks from downed power lines are fanned by the 54-mile-per-hour breeze. Oakencroft wine lovers are especially tense—crews have to contain a fire threatening the vineyard, according to The Daily Progress.

Previous "This Just In" articles from this week:

Because basketball sucks… [February 9]
UVA Football announces 2008 schedule

Hillary and Barack return [February 8]
Democratic hopefuls to make second Charlottesville appearances

Royal treatment [February 7]
Wine Business Monthly gives kudos to King Family Vineyards

Second student arrested for gun-toting [February 6]
Both students involved are under 14

Less than super [February 6]
Virginia waits for state primary on February 12

Local roadblock [February 5]
UVA historian implicated in 9/11 cover-up