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Blythe Boyd sorts through donated clothes.

Classwork into practice: Student helps others look professional with Career Outfitters

Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, Blythe Boyd scheduled as many job interviews as she could just to get experience and learn more about being professional. She did not always get an offer, but she walked away from each interview with another piece of knowledge.


Poll: Treatment centers, housing for those in opioid recovery supported by large majority of Virginians

A large majority of Virginians support expansion of treatment centers and the use of housing in their own communities for those recovering from opioid use, a new poll by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University shows.  

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Jennifer Kirkland named general counsel at Washington and Lee

Washington and Lee University has named Jennifer Kirkland as general counsel. Kirkland has been serving as W&L’s acting general counsel since Aug. 30, 2017.

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Postgame: Virginia coach Tony Bennett, UVA players on win over Clemson

Virginia coach Tony Bennett and UVA players Kyle Guy, Ty Jerome and Devon Hall talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 61-36 win over #18 Clemson on Tuesday.

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Interstate 81 pursuit leads to arrest of South Carolina man

Shortly before 5:15 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 23), Virginia State Police received three calls from motorists traveling south on Interstate 81 in Augusta County about a white Chevrolet Avalanche driving aggressively and using the emergency shoulder as it weaved through traffic.

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Inside the Numbers: No Zay, no problem for #2 Virginia on defensive end

Virginia held #18 Clemson to 13 second-half points on 6-of-24 shooting in its 61-36 win Tuesday night. Most of that effort came with the nation’s best defensive player on the bench.

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Campbell’s historic shooting night leads Camels past Liberty

Campbell had a historic night from three-point range making 23 three-pointers that Liberty could not overcome in a 94-85 loss at the Vines Center.

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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Breaking down #2 Virginia win over Clemson

Chris Graham and Scott German break down #2 Virginia’s 61-36 win over #18 Clemson.

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#2 Virginia blasts #18 Clemson, 61-36

Second-ranked Virginia closed the first half on an 11-0 run to erase a seven-point deficit, then seized control with a 20-2 second half run, in defeating #18 Clemson, 61-36, on Tuesday.

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VDOT concludes Natural Bridge geological testing

In summer 2017 a geological analysis of the formation known as Natural Bridge began as part of VDOT’s work with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation at Natural Bridge State Park in Rockbridge County.

Why Milwaukee definitely deserves your attention as a winter camping destination

Consider yourself to be a snow-loving adventurer? Ask yourself: are you missing out on one of the United States’ best winter wonderlands?

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Denver Riggleman endorses Ben Cline for Congress

Ben Cline, Republican candidate for Virginia’s Sixth Congressional District, today announced that former gubernatorial candidate and small business owner Denver Riggleman has endorsed his campaign.

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Live Blog: #2 Virginia hosts #18 Clemson in ACC Tuesday Night Hoops

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage as #2 Virginia (18-1, 7-0 ACC) hosts #18 Clemson (16-3, 5-2 ACC) Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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What are the four essentials to prove your wrongful death lawsuit?

Wrongful death lawsuits are a type of personal injury suit that seeks to compensate a deceased person’s loved ones if their life is lost due to someone else’s negligence.

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Liberty’s D.J. Artis named to D1Baseball.com preseason All-America team

Liberty outfielder D.J. Artis has been named to the 2018 D1Basball.com Preseason All-America team. The junior was placed on one of college baseball’s most prominent sites’ second team, which was announced earlier today.

JAN - 13 - Toronto Criminal Law - Why “Public Mischief” Is More Than Just A Little Mischievous In Toronto’s Criminal Law

Why ‘public mischief’ is more than just a little mischievous in Toronto’s criminal law

Being charged with public mischief in Toronto might not sound very serious, but the consequences of the charges may be very severe.

JAN - 24 - Truck Accident Attorney (Houston) - Five Pieces Of Information You Will Need When You Meet With A Truck Accident Attorney In Houston

Five pieces of information you will need when you meet with a truck accident attorney In Houston

If you are in a truck accident in Houston, the first step that you need to take is to hire a local truck accident attorney in Houston who knows how to handle the complexity of being in a truck accident.


Free screening of award-winning documentary

The Charlottesville Office of Human Rights will host a free screening of the film An Unlikely Friendship on Wednesday, January 24 at 6pm at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.  

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Ted Cruz endorses Cynthia Dunbar for Congress in Sixth District

The Dunbar for Congress campaign released the following statement announcing the endorsement of former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.

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W&L indoor athletics and recreation center named in honor of Richard L. Duchossois

Washington and Lee University will name its new indoor athletics and recreation facility for Richard L. Duchossois, of the Class of 1944, in recognition of his leadership support of the project.

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Write my thesis paper for me: The reasonable ways to choose a writing agency

Need a professional to tell them ‘write my thesis paper for me’? Grab the key tips to choose the best possible assistant. Get the needed help of high quality with ease.

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Pricing your food truck menu

Of all the crucial decisions taken by a food truck owner, none is more impactful than deciding the prices for your menu items. At a surface level it might seem a fairly simple task but as you dig in a bit deeper, you realize the involved complications and factors.

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Charlottesville hires new director of communications

Charlottesville City Manager Maurice Jones announced the hiring of Brian Wheeler as the city’s next director of communications.

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Advice for teenagers looking for a job

There are many reasons teenagers look for jobs. Maybe they want to save their money for a car, are tired of asking their parents for money, or just want some extra pocket cash.


Advice for people with huge amounts of debt

When it comes to debt problems, it is important for people to take action quickly because this type of problem can quickly get out of control and this can affect your life in many ways.