Tag: Associated Press

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UVa. basketball: In the polls, RPI, bracketology

UVa. (21-5, 12-1 ACC) is a season-high 13th in the USA Today coaches poll and 14th in the Associated Press poll this week.

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UVa. ranked 20th in Associated Press basketball poll

UVa. has climbed back into the Associated Press Top 25 men’s basketball poll after falling out of the poll in November.

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Too close to call: Obenshain, Herring will have to wait out recount

The Virginia attorney general race appears headed for a recount with Democrat Mark Herring holding a narrow 616-vote lead over Republican Mark Obenshain at the end of Election Night.

Chris Graham: Not surprised by AP’s decision to fire Bob Lewis

Apparently I’m the only one not surprised by the Associated Press move to fire veteran Virginia political reporter Bob Lewis.


AP’s Bob Lewis fired over erroneous report on McAuliffe

An erroneous Oct. 9 Associated Press report alleging that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe had lied to federal investigators has cost veteran Virginia AP political reporter Bob Lewis his job.

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Poll: Shutdown boosts McAuliffe in governor’s race

A new Politico poll has Democrat Terry McAuliffe ahead of Republican Ken Cuccinelli by nine points in the Virginia governor’s race, and suggests that the growing lead is the result of voter backlash against the GOP for the ongoing federal government shutdown.

Tech’s Williams, Grimm named to All-America teams

Sporting News puts Williams on third team; Grimm earns third-team AP honors Staff Report Virginia Tech sports: www.hokiesports.com Virginia Tech freshman tailback Ryan Williams has been named a third-team All-American by Sporting News, and senior linebacker Cody Grimm was named a third-team All-American by the Associated Press, in voting announced on Tuesday. Williams, from Manassas, […]

AFP Politics Blog – Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009

– News: DPVA announces veterans caucus, staff moves, Tuesday, 4:35 p.m. – News: Moran picks up prosecutor endorsement, Tuesday, 4:35 p.m. – News: House passes energy package, Tuesday, 4:35 p.m. – Video: California artist sues AP over image of Obama, Tuesday, 9:45 a.m.

AFP Sports Blog – Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009

– Video: A-Rod admits to steroid use, Tuesday, 9:45 a.m.

Videocast: Stocks tumble as bailout deal fails

Video from an Associated Press report on the mood on Wall Street in the wake of the failure of Congress to come to an agreement on the proposed bailout. Length: 2:12

Videocast: Congress reaches tentative bailout deal

Video from an Associated Press report on the tentative bailout deal announced last night. Length: 1:05