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Islamic Finance Course at CFA

Islamic Finance Course at CFA
ACCORDING TO Arab News, the Charlottesville, Virginia-based CFA Institute will soon be offering a curriculum that includes “Islamic Finance.” The Institute has offices around the globe and promotes transparency, fairness, and ethical standards in the financial industry. For religious reasons,...

Snow Removal Enforcement Hypocritical?

Snow Removal Enforcement Hypocritical?
The Charlottesville Police Department, after a “grace period” to account for the two big snowstorms we’ve had recently, say that they have now “gotten tough” on businesses and homeowners who have not “removed snow from public sidewalks” under their domain — ...

Mount Chipotle A Dream for Gamblers?

Mount Chipotle A Dream for Gamblers?
A group of students at the University of Virginia have set up a betting pool — and possibly a quite profitable one — taking wagers on the huge over-50-foot mountain of snow that plows have created at Charlottesville’s popular Barracks Road Shopping Center. It’s called Mount...

Elisha Strom Arrested Again

Elisha Strom Arrested Again
Elisha Strom, 35, of Thaxton, Virginia, has been charged (in 2010) with violating a court order. The former White separatist who was arrested and convicted last year for obstruction of justice due to her stalking, photographing, obsessing over, and blogging about Charlottesville police officers (mainly but...

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