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Posted on: May 17, 2022

CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2022

CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Earlier today, May 17th,  an automated alert was issued for a missing person, Edward Funn, Jr.  He has since been located and is with his...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Reminder - Climate Surveys Still Open, through May 20th!

Climate Surveys

There's still time to inform the City's two climate planning processes that are underway!

Survey 1:  Give us your thoughts on reducing Charlottesville's GHG emissions!

Over 160 responses have been received so far. Please share your thoughts on prel...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation to Host Job Fair on Wednesday, May 18th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 9, 2022

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation to Host Job Fair on Wednesday, May 18th 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will host a job fair on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 4-6 PM at Carver Recr...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

City of Charlottesville Announces New Directors and Deputy Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 11, 2022

City Announces New Directors of Human Resources and Human Services, and Deputy Director of Communications and Public Engagement

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has named Mary Ann Hardie as the Director of ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will open Spray Grounds this Weekend

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 10, 2022

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will open Spray Grounds this Weekend

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will open its four (4) spray grounds on Saturday, May 14th at 10:00 am for t...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 3, 2022

CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department will continue to respond to noise complaints in the community, based on call volume. Response will occur in a tim...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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April 28, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on April 25, 2022 in the 400 block of He...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Surveys Open for Climate Action Planning

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 20, 2022

Two climate surveys - one for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and one for assessing climate vulnerabilities - are open until Friday, May 20!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City’s Climate Protection...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: April 21, 2022

CPD Releases 2021 Annual Report

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April 21, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report.

The report provides important statistical data, as well as a glimpse of our departments activities through...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

UPDATE (4/20/22): Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

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April 20, 2022

UPDATE - 4/20/22: Regan Elizabeth Kale, who was previously reported missing, came into contact with Law Enforcement last night (4/19/22) and was safe.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Poli...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City of Charlottesville Publishes Annual Energy and Water Performance Report

Cover Page of the Fiscal Year 2021 Energy and Water Performance Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 18, 2022

The City of Charlottesville realized reduced utility usage and spending during fiscal year 2021 primarily due to severely reduced building occupancy during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City o...

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Public Works News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

City Council Meetings Resume in Council Chambers on Monday, April 18th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 13, 2022

City Council Meetings Resume in Council Chambers on Monday, April 18th

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council will return to in-person meetings with limited public seating and virtual access maintained for the...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Adopts FY 2022-2023 Budget

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 13, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Adopts FY 2022-2023 Budget 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Interim City Manager, Michael C. Rogers, comments on the FY 2022-2023 budget adopted by City Council at their special meeting on Apri...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

UPDATE: Bacteria Levels in Pollocks Branch Have Returned to Normal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 8, 2022

UPDATE: Bacteria Levels in Pollocks Branch Have Returned to Normal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - After water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance (RCA) in March detected elevated E. coli levels in Poll...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Charlottesville Initiates A Big Step Forward to Large Energy and Water Savings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 5, 2022

Charlottesville Initiates A Big Step Forward to Large Energy and Water Savings

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has hired CMTA Energy Solutions to assess over 40 buildings in its government and school port...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 4, 2022

CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides the following information regarding two recent shooting incidents in the City.

On March 19, 2022 the Charlottesvi...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Fish Kill Confirmed in Tributary of Meadow Creek

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 1, 2022

Fish Kill Confirmed in Tributary of Meadow Creek

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City’s Environmental Sustainability Office received a report earlier this week from a resident regarding dead fish in a tributa...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the morning of March 29th.

At approximately 12:4...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

High Bacteria Levels Detected in Pollocks Branch

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

High Bacteria Levels Detected in Pollocks Branch

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Recent water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance has detected elevated E. coli bacterial levels in Pollocks Bra...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

City Council Archives for Minutes and Ordinance Books are Now Online

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

City Council Archives for Minutes and Ordinance Books are Now Online 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Clerk of Council Kyna Thomas announces the completion of an imaging project that brings the City Council archives for Mi...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

UPDATE: CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22, 2022

**UPDATED 3/22/22 AT 5PM** - CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department announces that Daniel Arvelo-Perez has been located.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 21, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - [UPDATE 3/21/22 AT 3:30PM] - The investigation into the shooting incident that occurred this weekend in the parking lot of the Fry Springs Beach ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Celebrate Finding and Fixing Water Leaks This Spring!

2022 Fix a Leak Event Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMARCH 14, 2022

Celebrate Finding and Fixing Water Leaks this Spring!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA), and Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) are celebrating finding an...

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Public Works News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 11, 2022

CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on February 4, 2022 in the Water Street parking garage i...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

City Departments Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 9, 2022

City Departments Accepting Applications for Summer Internships 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is accepting applications for college students who wish to intern over the summer.  Opport...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - Central Absentee Precinct (CAP) Move to CitySpace

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 8, 2020

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - Central Absentee Precinct (CAP) Proposed Move to CitySpace

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - There will be a public hearing on the possible move of the Central Absentee Precinct (CAP) from City Hall to City ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 24, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the evening of February 23, 2022 in the 800...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Newly promoted CFD Captain, Michael Link, has graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer Academy.  

Captain Michael Link attended the Virgi...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Schenks Branch Tributary Virtual Public Meeting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 15, 2022

Schenks Branch Tributary Virtual Public Meeting

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is undertaking an environmental restoration project in the section of McIntire Park that is home to the Botanic...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

CFD Staff Complete HazMat Training

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFEBRUARY 9, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Four Charlottesville firefighters have completed hazardous materials training.

Last week, four firefighters from the Charlottesville Fire Department completed a rigorous training course at the Cent...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Leaf Collection Scheduled to Resume Monday, February 14th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 8, 2022

Leaf Collection Scheduled to Resume Monday, February 14th

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville will restart residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, February 14th and will conclude on Friday, Ma...

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Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... Public Works News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

City Assessor's Office Completes 2022 Reassessment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2022

City Assessor's Office Completes 2022 Reassessment

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City Assessor's Office has completed the 2022 reassessment. Of the 15,164 taxable properties, residential parcels increased by an average of 1...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Cville Plans Together Begins Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 28, 2022

Cville Plans Together Begins Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City has started the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance, the first major action to implement the newly adopted Comprehensive Plan and...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Appoints Rogers New Interim City Manager

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Appoints Rogers New Interim City Manager 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville City Council has selected Michael C. Rogers, JD, MPP, to be Interim City Manager, effect...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Assistant Fire Marshal Stephen Walton is honored with a proclamation recognizing his 50 years of service and dedication to the City of Charlot...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Petroleum Seep Impacting Unnamed Tributary of Meadow Creek

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 26, 2022

Petroleum Seep Impacting Unnamed Tributary of Meadow Creek

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - A petroleum seep is impacting an unnamed tributary of Meadow Creek in the vicinity of 1706 Emmet Street North in Charlottesville. This rel...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For the first time in 165 years, the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) will promote four firefighters to the rank of Captain&nb...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

City Council Holds Special Meeting After Appointed Interim City Manager Withdraws Application

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 30, 2021

Council Holds Special Meeting After Appointed Interim City Manager Withdraws Application

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Tuesday, November 30th, Charlottesville City Council held a Special/Emergency Meeting for the p...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

MISSING PERSON UPDATE - Charlottesville Woman Found Deceased in Harrisonburg

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 24, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville missing person Tonita Lorice Smith was found deceased in the City of Harrisonburg, VA on November 23, 2021. The Harrisonburg Police Department is conducting a death investigation....

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

CPD seeking assistance locating missing Charlottesville woman

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November 22, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance locating Tonita Lorice Smith, a missing 39-year-old Charlottesville woman.Smith was reported missing...

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Posted on: November 20, 2021

CPD Continues to Seek Leads Regarding Dashad "Sage" Smith Homicide

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November 20, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to ask for the public’s assistance regarding the disappearance and homicide of 19-year-old Dashad “Sage” Smith, who vanished nine years ago today on November 20, 2012.

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Police Civilian Review Board Shares Draft of Oversight Ordinance

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board is seeking public feedback on its draft oversight ordinance; City Council will discuss the proposal on December 6.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today the Charlottesville Police...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

CAT Receives Grant to Continue Fare-Free Service to the Public

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 14, 2021

Commonwealth Transportation Board awards Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) $1,066,620 to continue fare-free rides to the public for an additional four years.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) is...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Latroy "Tito" Durrette named Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces that Latroy "Tito" Durrette will manage the day to day operations of the Charlottesville Police Department as Assistant Chief while the ...

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