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mark herring

Mark Herring submits comments on EPA proposed Clean Power Rule

Attorney General Mark Herring has outlined to the EPA an evaluation approach that considers economic, health, and environmental benefits alongside implementation costs.


Small businesses will need to rethink Facebook strategy

The change with Facebook that has been slowly coming for the past two years will solidify in January with the virtual end of so-called organic reach for business messages.


CM Punk a quitter? Admire him for getting out on his terms

CM Punk finally spoke out on his departure nearly a year ago from WWE, and it was worse than a lot of us would have thought.


george mason

George Mason wins on three-quarter-court buzzer beater

Redshirt sophomore Jalen Jenkins sank a three-quarter court shot from just beyond Manhattan’s foul line to give Mason a 64-63 victory Saturday afternoon over Manhattan in the Patriot Center.


education

Governor McAuliffe announces SOL Innovation Committee’s interim recommendations

Secretary of Education Anne Holton announced that the Standards of Learning (SOL) Innovation Committee has completed their first round of interim recommendations.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy

Washington Redskins Colt McCoy talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-8) play the Indianapolis Colts (7-4) on Sunday.


healthcare

Health officials kick off 100 Congregations for Million Hearts

The Virginia Department of Health Office of Minority Health and Health Equity kicked off its 100 Congregations for Million Hearts faith-based campaign.


university of virginia uva

UVA Board of Visitors adopts zero-tolerance approach on sexual assault

The UVA Board of Visitors adopted a zero-tolerance approach toward sexual assault. The resolution came during a special Board of Visitors meeting called in the wake of a Rolling Stone article that depicts the horrific rape of a student named Jackie at a fraternity party in 2012.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Tuesday. Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) hosts UVA (5-6, 3-4 ACC) on Friday at 8 p.m.


richmond spiders

White-hot shooting leads Richmond past High Point, 80-56

Richmond hit 11 of its first 17 shots to start with a bang and run away from High Point (3-1), 80-56, on Saturday afternoon at the Robins Center.


university of virginia uva

Another message from UVA President Teresa Sullivan on sexual assault

UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan today distributed the following message to the University Community regarding the review of procedures regarding the reporting of sexual assaults on Grounds.


university of virginia uva

Rolling Stone looks at UVA: Misses on culture, but hits hard on silence

Working past the oversimplified paint-by-numbers portrait of the UVA culture in this week’s Rolling Stone, we eventually get to the dirty little secret that will rock the University to its core in the coming weeks, months and beyond: with regard to how administrators deal with sexual assaults on Grounds.


TNA Impact Wrestling leaving Spike for Destination America

TNA Impact Wrestling will make the move from its long-time home on Spike TV to Destination America, an offshoot of Discovery Communications that reaches roughly half the homes that Spike TV is in currently.


newspaper

AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage in Waynesboro

AT&T* has upgraded an additional mobile Internet cell site in Waynesboro to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage near the intersection of I-64 & Rosser Avenue.


george mason

George Mason basketball drops season opener to Cornell, 68-60

Junior guard Patrick Holloway scored eight points in the final 35 seconds to cut George Mason’s double-digit deficit, but it was not enough to rally back as Cornell topped Mason men’s basketball 68-60.


virginia film festival

Virginia Film Festival smashes all-time sales records

The 2014 Virginia Film Festival took the Festival’s recent string of record-breaking success to a whole new level, smashing its previous box office record, set last year, by a remarkable 45.6%.


ebola

The deadly politicization of Ebola

The Ebola story gets stranger every day as administration officials, the CDC, and Mr. Obama himself stretch logic and reason to the breaking point and beyond.


Fishburne adds experience to coaching staff in Mel Abrams

Fishburne postgrad basketball coach Ed Huckaby jumped at the opportunity to hire Mel Abrams to be his lead assistant.


Quincy Taylor’s return sparks 95-60 Longwood win over Hampden-Sydney

Longwood point guard Quincy Taylor grabbed hold of the spotlight and poured in with 22 points in his first game as a Lancer to lead Longwood past Hampden-Sydney 95-60.


mark warner

Tooclosetocall? Seriously? It’s over, Mark Warner won already

There is one precinct left to count of the 2,557 spread across Virginia, the University Hall precinct in Albemarle County, and Mark Warner has a 16,540-vote lead over Ed Gillespie.


W&L professors receive $100K grant from research obesity, infertility link

Three biology professors at Washington and Lee University have won a $100,000 grant to investigate the link between obesity and infertility in women.


virginia

Virginia peanut yields predicted to increase by 26 percent

Virginia peanut growers are hoping this year’s crop will be 26 percent larger than last year’s, a great recovery from recent years of low production.


Becker’s Hospital Review honors UVA Orthopaedics

Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia Medical Center on its 2014 list of 125 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.


New Food Bank hunger study shows majority of clients work

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank today released a new study—Hunger in America 2014, a comprehensive demographic profile of people seeking charitable food assistance in the Blue Ridge area.


National Park Service: Successful 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek with unforgettable ranger programs, living history demonstrations, and dramatic reenactments.