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Enrollment opens for year-long high school peer leadership experience

Enrollment is open for the Virginia ABC Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Project. YADAPP is a unique peer leadership opportunity fostering healthy communities and the prevention of substance use.


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Virginia State Police investigating UVA ABC arrest

Virginia State Police is conducting a comprehensive investigation into the March 18 arrest by Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) special agents of a 20-year-old UVA student in the City of Charlottesville.


Governor McAuliffe announces premiere of Point of Honor pilot on Amazon.com

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Thursday the premiere of the pilot episode of Point of Honor on Amazon.com. The series, filmed entirely in Virginia, follows a Virginia family and its courageous struggles during the Civil War.


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Moonshine production shifts from outlaws to entrepreneurs

Moonshine has come a long way, from the hills and hollows of Appalachia to the front and center of Virginia’s fast-growing artisanal spirits industry.


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Country star Scotty McCreery coming to The Paramount in Charlottesville

In two short years, Scotty McCreery became one of country’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million, including a platinum-selling debut album that made Billboard history.


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ACC, ESPN set game time for UVA-Miami football on Saturday

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced tonight the start time for Virginia’s Nov. 22 home football game with Miami. The game will be televised by ESPN2 and will kickoff at 7 p.m.


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Atlantic Coast Conference announces game times, ACC TV networks for Nov. 15

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Nov. 15.


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Bob Goodlatte: A common sense approach to Ebola

If you had never heard of Ebola before, chances are that you have now. Ebola, a serious and often fatal virus, has made its way to the United States; but that’s not a reason to panic.


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ACC announces football game times, TV for Oct. 23-25

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the start time for Virginia’s Oct. 25 Homecomings football game against North Carolina. The game will be televised the ACC Network and will begin at 12:30 p.m.


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ACC announces football game times, TV for Oct. 16-18

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Oct. 16-18.


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Virginia wine sales reach new record high in fiscal year 2014

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that sales of Virginia wine continued solid growth in fiscal year 2014 and reached another record level, increasing by almost 2% from fiscal year 2013.


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Kickoff time for UVA Oct. 4 game vs. Pitt set for 7:30 p.m.

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the start time for the UVA Oct. 4 home football game against Pitt. The game will be televised by regional sports networks and will begin at 7:30 p.m.


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ACC football game times, TV for Oct. 3-4

The Atlantic Coast Conference Monday announced the following game times and networks for Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4.


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ACC announces game times, TV for Sept. 27

The Atlantic Coast Conference Sunday announced the following game times and networks for Saturday, Sept. 27.


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ACC football game times for Sept. 27

The Atlantic Coast Conference Monday announced the following ACC football game times and networks for Saturday, Sept. 27.


Abandoned as a child in Romania, Izidor Ruckel to speak at Bridgewater College

Izidor Ruckel, one of thousands of neglected orphans discovered by the American media when Romania opened its doors to foreign press in 1990, will speak Monday, Sept.15, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


JMU basketball alum Tamera Young in first WNBA Finals

After forcing and winning a decisive game three for the WNBA Eastern Conference Championship, JMU women’s basketball alumnus Tamera Young (JMU ’08) is headed to the WNBA Finals with the Chicago Sky for the first time in franchise history.


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Casting call for Civil War TV pilot being shot in Central Virginia

If you have ever wanted to appear on the small screen, this may be your chance! There will be an open casting call for background players for Point of Honor, an ABC Signature & Amazon Studios pilot directed by Randall Wallace.


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McAuliffe announces new Virginia film industry workforce development program

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a ground-breaking new initiative created to train Virginia workers for jobs in the state’s film industry.


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Jim Bennett: Keep Burger King in the USA

The best government response to the “inversion” of Burger King with Canada’s Tim Hortons Inc. for the purpose of avoiding US taxes is the opposite of what you might think. Rather than club Burger King over the head with yet more tax avoidance rules, don’t tax Burger King – or its ilk – at all.


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ABC to produce Civil War series in Virginia for Amazon Prime

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that ABC Signature, a division of ABC Studios, has chosen Virginia for Point of Honor, the pilot for the television series ABC is co-producing with Amazon Studios.


Virginia settles UVA ABC lawsuit

Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced that late this evening the Commonwealth of Virginia reached a settlement with Elizabeth Daly in her $40 million lawsuit against several agents of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC.)


Former Virginia ABC employee pleads guilty to embezzlement charges

A former Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) employee pleaded guilty today to stealing more than $239,000 in funds that were intended for educational programs to combat underage drinking.


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New ABC stores opening in Fishersville, Stuarts Draft

During the past few months Virginia ABC’s property management division has been busy in Augusta County. We are pleased to announce the grand opening of two new ABC stores—one in Fishersville and a second in Stuarts Draft.


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McAuliffe announces 30 jobs in Lunenburg County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Global Refining Group, Inc., a sister company of ABC Recycling, will invest $4.2 million to establish a catalytic convertor recycling operation in Lunenburg County.