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AAA: Gas prices trending downward

Gas prices in the Mid-Atlantic region continue to drop slowly but will not drop as quickly as they rose following Hurricane Harvey’s landfall last month.

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Staunton District Traffic Alerts: Sept. 25-29

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


Jacksonville State hands No. 16 Liberty first loss, 31-10

No. 5 Jacksonville State scored 24 unanswered points during the second and third quarters, propelling the Gamecocks to a 31-10 win over No. 16 Liberty.

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McAuliffe authorizes National Guard to deploy significant force to U.S. Virgin Islands

Governor McAuliffe has authorized the Virginia National Guard to send 120 soldiers to the U.S. Virgin Islands to respond to recent hurricanes. 


Two Virginia Beach men sentenced for cocaine, gun sales

Juan Rivera-Gutierrez, 35, and Pedro Pabon, Jr., 42, both of Virginia Beach, were sentenced Friday for their respective roles in a three-and-a-half year cocaine conspiracy.

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#13 Virginia Tech dominates ODU, wins 38-0

It took Virginia Tech a little while to get going, but the Hokies eventually got going.

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Press Conference: VMI head coach Scott Wachenheim

VMI head coach Scott Wachenheim talks after the Keydets’ 63-7 loss to Chattanooga on Saturday.

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Chattanooga takes advantage of early VMI miscues, blasts Keydets, 63-7

The Chattanooga Mocs scored touchdowns on six of their first seven possessions and never looked back, on the way to a 63-7 win over the VMI Keydets.

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Virginia Tech institute launches effort to help government embrace big data

Leaders in law enforcement, education, transportation, and emergency services were in attendance for the DSPG symposium.

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Shenandoah Valley Art Center features Beverley Street Studio School in October

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of October, is exhibiting in the Cabell/Arehart Gallery the artwork of the Beverly Street Studio School.

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Women peacebuilders and ‘a true hero’ honored at gala to support future scholars

Three women working in peacebuilding were honored during a special Daughters for Life Foundation gala dinner.

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I-81 northbound on-ramp at Exit 247 in Harrisonburg closed Sept. 29-Oct. 1

The on-ramp from westbound Route 33 to northbound Interstate 81 at exit 247 in Harrisonburg is scheduled to close from 8 p.m. Sept. 29 through noon Oct. 1.


Valley Libraries to host trivia night at local brewery

Join the Valley Libraries’ first in a series of quarterly team trivia nights at local breweries.

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Virginia tree seedling sales slated to open Oct. 2

Virginia’s tree seedling store opens Monday, Oct. 2nd, at 10 a.m.  Orders may be placed online at buyvatrees.com.

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And now: UVA football has expectations

The media had UVA seventh, and dead last, again, in the ACC Coastal, in the preseason. That’s called having no expectations

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Landmark study suggests risks vary widely in drone-human impacts

New Virginia Tech research suggests there’s wide variation in the risk that unmanned aircraft pose to people on the ground.

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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Sept. 25-29

Highway work in the Lynchburg District requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.

Fall maintenance can pay off with a lush spring lawn

Fall is the best time to grow or manage a cool-season lawn to ensure a beautiful yard in the spring,


Farm Bureau asks for parameters on GMO labeling rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation has submitted comments regarding a GMO labeling law that it supported in 2016.

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Beatdown in Boise: UVA hammers Broncos

UVA got what might be a program-defining win in Year 2 of the Bronco Mendenhall era on the road at Boise State Friday night, smacking down the Broncos, 42-23.


WWE No Mercy Preview: Thoughts on Cena-Reigns, Lesnar-Strowman

WWE loaded up the card for No Mercy, a September Raw brand pay-per-view with two WrestleMania main event-quality matches.

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Expect delays on Rt. 250 bypass bridge in Albemarle County this weekend

Motorists heading to and from events in Charlottesville this weekend should expect delays on the Route 250 bridge over the Route 29/250 Bypass.

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Warner on DHS notification on Russia election hacks

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner comments after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) notified election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems in 2016.

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Live Blog: UVA faces road test at Boise State

Chris Graham live blogs during tonight’s college football game between UVA (2-1) and Boise State (2-1). The game kicks off at 8 p.m. and is being broadcast on ESPN2.

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Warner, Kaine announce $24 million in grants for housing projects in Virginia

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced $24,211,713 in funding to help Virginia communities fund housing and infrastructure projects.