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Richmond Symphony to perform at Bridgewater College Sept. 30

The Richmond Symphony will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Libertarian gubernatorial nominee Cliff Hyra

Chris Graham interviews Libertarian gubernatorial nominee Cliff Hyra.

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Northam campaign to air new TV ad: ‘Enron Ed’

The Northam for Governor campaign announced it will begin airing a new ad entitled “Enron Ed.”

virginia tech

Army research grant could employ physics theory to control epidemics, understand brain

Two Virginia Tech College of Science researchers are spearheading a $1.6 million U.S. Army Research grant.


Report: 10 million meal increase in statewide school breakfast program

Over 10 million more school breakfasts were served to Virginia students during the 2016-2017 school year compared to the 2013-14 school year.

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Early look at 2018: Kaine with big leads over potential GOP rivals in poll

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine has double-digit leads over three potential Republican rivals, according to a new Virginia statewide survey by the University of Mary Washington.

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Virginia Chili, Blues n’ Brews Festival set for Saturday

The Virginia Chili, Blues n’ Brews Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday in Downtown Waynesboro.


Kroger announces Zero Hunger | Zero Waste plan

The Kroger Co. has announced a new, national effort aimed at ending hunger in the communities Kroger calls home and eliminating waste across the company by 2025.

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Virginia Festival of the Book announces 2018 headliners

A program of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, the 24th annual Virginia Festival of the Book will be held March 21-25, 2018.


Non-profit awards scholarships with 47 Virginia college students

GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program (GRASP) awarded 47 College Success scholarships totaling $120,250 to Virginia students.

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Virginia Organizing to protest healthcare, education cuts

Virginia Organizing chapters will hold rallies in Norfolk and Staunton on Wednesday as part of a national day of action to protect funding for public education and healthcare.

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Virginia Tech collaboration with colleges and universities allows Virginia Cyber Range to thrive

At a Sept. 6 ceremony, the Virginia Cyber Range was presented with the 2017 Governor’s Technology Award for innovative use of technology in education.

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Local Democrats announce fall benefit to Paint the Valley Blue Again!

The Democratic Committees of Staunton, Augusta County, and Waynesboro will hold a first-ever Joint Social and Silent Auction Fall Benefit on Oct. 1.


Three injured in apartment fire in Waynesboro

Just prior to 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Waynesboro Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 408 North Winchester Avenue, with reports of people entrapped.

Freefall Music & Art Festival

Reggae artist Mighty Joshua enthralls at IX Art Park this Saturday

Experience the spirit of reggae with Virginia’s reggae ambassador Mighty Joshua – this Saturday, September 23, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at WTJU’s Freefall concert series.

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Department of Forestry seeks acorns, nuts from Virginia landowners

The Virginia Department of Forestry is seeking 13 species of acorns or nuts that can be planted at its Augusta Forestry Center.


Maria to lash Puerto Rico with life-threatening flooding, damaging winds

AccuWeather reports Major Hurricane Maria will continue to rip a path of destruction over the islands of the northeastern Caribbean Sea into midweek.

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Blue Ribbon Preseason Top 25 includes six from ACC

The ACC leads all leagues with six teams listed among Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook’s preseason Top 25 rankings, including three among the top 10.

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Herring seeks documents related to opioid crisis

A bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general is seeking documents and information from manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids.

virginia uva

New online Virginia Sports Network to focus on UVA athletics

In an effort to provide more original content and present it in a timelier fashion, the UVA athletics department has formed the Virginia Sports Network.

vmi football

Game Preview: VMI, Chattanooga look to get back on track on Saturday

VMI knew the 2017 football season was going to be a rebuilding year. Chattanooga, coming off a playoff appearance in 2016, had its usual high expectations.


McAuliffe announces $967,000 in matching grants for 50 local tourism programs

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $967,000 in matching grant funds to be awarded to 50 local tourism initiatives.

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Warner to Trump: Fill diplomatic appointments key to addressing North Korea

Mark Warner is calling on President Trump to fill three key positions that have gone unfilled in the over eight months of the Trump presidency


Senate Intel leaders on Michael Cohen interview postponement

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) today made the following announcement on the testimony of Michael Cohen.

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Game Preview: UVA has a chance at Boise State

Vegas and the ESPN Power Index don’t give UVA much of a chance to win at Boise State on Friday night.