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Commonwealth Transportation Board awards contract for I-81 Exit 310 interchange

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awarded a contract for the Interstate 81 exit 310 interchange project located in the Winchester area of Frederick County.


Game Notes: #2 UVA basketball travels to Boston College on Saturday

No. 2 UVA (16-0, 4-0 ACC) looks to stay unbeaten in an ACC road contest at Boston College (8-7, 0-3) on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tipoff at Conte Forum is set for 2 p.m.


Tarpey’s triple-double leads William and Mary past JMU, 81-73

Terry Tarpey recorded the first triple-double in William and Mary’s 110-year history and Marcus Thornton knocked down seven treys to lead the Tribe to an 81-73 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory over James Madison on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.


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VDOT Staunton District traffic alerts: Jan. 12-16

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the VDOT Staunton Transportation District during the coming weeks.


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Interstate 81 slow roll closures in Frederick County on Sunday

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound slow roll lane closures on the morning of Sunday, January 11, along Interstate 81 in northern Frederick County.


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Game Notes: #3 UVA basketball on the road at #13 Notre Dame

Third-ranked UVA (14-0, 2-0 ACC) plays at No. 13 Notre Dame (15-1, 3-0 ACC) in a key ACC showdown on Saturday, Jan. 10. Tipoff at Purcell Pavilion is set for 6 p.m.


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Virginia State Police seek help in locating hit-and-run vehicle in Rockingham County

Virginia State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian Thursday night in Rockingham County.


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Video: Highlights from #3 UVA win over N.C. State

N.C. State got off to a fast start against third-ranked UVA, but the Hoos were able to fight off the Wolfpack, winning 61-51. Justin Anderson led UVA with 16 points and 9 rebounds, while Ralston Turner’s 14 points were a team-high for the Pack. With the win, Virginia improves to 14-0 on the season, its best start since the 1980-81 season.


#3 UVA basketball opens home ACC slate Wednesday vs. N.C. State

No. 3 UVA (13-0, 1-0 ACC) hosts NC State (11-4, 2-0 ACC) in its ACC home opener on Wednesday, Jan. 7. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.


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Lane closure on Interstate 81 in Augusta County Monday night

The left lane of southbound Interstate 81 will be closed for repairs around mile marker 215 in Augusta County. The closure will begin at 8 p.m. on Monday, January 5 and is expected to remain in place until the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 6.


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Davidson shoots past Richmond, 81-67

Davidson’s Jack Gibbs scored 32 points to lead Davidson (10-2, 1-0) past Richmond (7-7, 0-1) in the teams’ Atlantic 10 opener at Belk Arena on Saturday night.


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Lane closures at Interstate 81, Exit 257, in Rockingham County, Jan. 6-27

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled soil-testing work in the area of Interstate 81, Exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway/Timberville) in Rockingham County from Jan. 6-27, 2015.


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Marquise Moore paces George Mason past Iona, 86-81

The George Mason men’s basketball team picked up its second straight win Saturday night defeating Iona, 86-81, in the Patriot Center.


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VDOT Staunton District traffic alert

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks.


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VDOT to increase speed limit on Interstate 81 in Harrisonburg area

The Virginia Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on Interstate 81 northbound in the Harrisonburg area between mile marker 248.2 and 249.


VMI rally falls short at Mercer, 90-81

The Mercer Bears closed out the game on a 12-3 run, propelling themselves to a 90-81 victory over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference basketball action Saturday in Macon, Ga.


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Hour of Code event at JMU seeks to raise interest in computer science

Hoping to spark an interest in computer programming, including mobile app development, JMU will participate in the national Hour of Code event again this year, but with a twist.


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Harrisonburg man dead in Interstate 81 crash

At 1:03 p.m. Monday (Dec. 1), Virginia State Police Trooper Z.J. Blevins was called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred at Exit 235 on Interstate 81.


#23 JMU women’s basketball loses to #8 Maryland, 80-64

Despite junior guard Precious Hall’s career-high seven 3-pointers, No. 23 JMU women’s basketball fell 80-64 to No. 10/8 Maryland on the first day of the San Juan Shootout at the Mario Morales Coliseum on Friday.


#21 West Virginia blasts VMI basketball, 103-72

The #21 West Virginia Mountaineers forced 36 turnovers en route to a 103-72 win over the VMI Keydets in men’s basketball action Wednesday night at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W. Va.


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VDOT making progress on Shenandoah Valley roads after snow

VDOT is making steady progress on roads in the Shenandoah Valley, but many routes remain in minor to moderate condition.


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Interstate 81 lane closure in Rockbridge County on Tuesday

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled a daytime left-lane closure on Tuesday, November 25, for drainage work on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County.


Longwood basketball grinds out 81-79 OT win over UNC Greensboro

Darrion Allen admitted after this past Wednesday’s loss to James Madison that his stats mean little if Longwood doesn’t win.


Changes to traffic pattern at intersection of Richmond Avenue, Statler Boulevard in Staunton

On Tuesday, November 18, the City of Staunton Department of Public Works will be making two traffic pattern changes at the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Statler Boulevard.


Redskins waive former UVA cornerback Chase Minnifield

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have waived former UVA cornerback Chase Minnifield among a series of roster moves.


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Interstate 81 slow roll closures in Frederick County on Sunday

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound “slow roll” lane closures on the morning of Sunday, November 2, along Interstate 81 in Frederick County.


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Belle Grove Plantation to host Antiques Appraisal & Traditional Crafts Fair Saturday

Saturday, November 1, 2014 is Belle Grove Plantation’s annual Antiques Appraisal and Traditional Crafts Fair. Activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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Gas prices continue to tumble

Gas prices continue to tumble in Virginia and across the country. Motorists in the Commonwealth are paying $2.81 per gallon on average today, as compared to this year’s peak in April at $3.52 per gallon.


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Gas prices lowest in U.S. in four years

With oil prices sharply lower over the last several weeks, the national average gas price has followed suit and has now dropped on 29 (through Friday) consecutive days.


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Speed limit to increase on Interstate 81 in Winchester area

The Virginia Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on Interstate 81 in the Winchester area between mile marker 312.9 and mile marker 316.16.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 20-24

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies.


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Waynesboro among Top 20 cities on the rise in Virginia

From military bases in the north to agriculture in the south and computer chip manufacturing in between, Virginia is a state with a lively, diverse economy. The birthplace of the first American colony is home to a thriving economy that is No. 9 among states in its contribution to the nation’s GDP.


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Slow roll closure on Interstate 81 in Rockingham County on Oct. 19

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound “slow roll” lane closures on Sunday morning, October 19 along Interstate 81 in Rockingham County.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 13-17

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.


JMU women’s soccer blanks College of Charleston, 3-0

Sophomore defender Jennie Sroba (Manakin-Sabot, Va./Collegiate) scored her first two goals of the season on Friday night to help propel the James Madison women’s soccer team to a 3-0 shutout victory over College of Charleston at University Park in Colonial Athletic Association play.


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Marshall blasts ODU in Norfolk, 56-14

Despite Old Dominion having procession of the ball just 2:28 minutes less than Marshall, the Monarchs suffered a 56-14 setback in Conference USA action against The Herd on Saturday afternoon at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 6-10

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page,


Virginia Tech men’s soccer dominates VMI, 5-0

Despite the quick trip down Interstate 81, the Virginia Military Institute men’s soccer team fell at high-octane Virginia Tech Tuesday evening.


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ValleyNet hires David Keller as general manager

Valley Network partnership (ValleyNet) today announced the appointment of David Keller as general manager to succeed Charles Richardson.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Shenandoah County Sept. 29-Oct. 2

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound can expect overnight lane closures in Shenandoah County this week. All of these closures are between mile markers 265 and 275, as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.