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Pamela Gould reports on City Hall. You can reach her at 540-735-1972 or Robyn Sidersky reports on city schools. You can reach her at 540-374-5413 or

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Ice Bucket Challenge at Dixon Pool on Wednesday

Here’s your chance to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge that has taken hold across the nation.

For any size donation for ALS, you can participate in the Dixon Pool Ice Bucket Challenge  at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

This event is BYOB. That’s Bring Your Own Bucket. Ice and water are provided.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, according to the ALS Association.

For more details on ALS and the association, click here.