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Rotunda Restoration begins at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia begins restoration on the Rotunda dome this week as the building nears its 100 year anniversary.


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Richmond releases Spider name choices

The University of Richmond athletic department has announced the five name candidates for the men’s basketball team’s live spider mascot. Fans will now have the opportunity to vote on their favorite name for the only spider mascot in NCAA Division I athletics.


Staunton Police seek help in missing persons case

Staunton Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult, Cedric L. Smith, of Fishersville.


Update on missing Waynesboro teen

The Waynesboro Police Department has received credible leads that missing Waynesboro teen Brandon Wallace is at his mother’s residence in the vicinity of Columbus, Ohio.


Waynesboro Police search for missing teen

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance from the community to locate a runaway juvenile. Family members reported Brandon Lee Wallace, 16 years old, of Waynesboro missing on Dec. 5.


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Christmas tree growers work hard and late to meet demand

Neither cold, rain, sleet, snow nor nightfall stops Carlos and Sherrie Taylor from getting their Christmas trees harvested and shipped to their customers.


Banner year? No prancing, no dancing is the theme with UVA basketball

UVA basketball is coming off, literally, a banner year: the first ACC Tournament championship since the Bicentennial, the first 30-win season since the early 1980s.


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UVA lacrosse season tickets now on sale

Season tickets for the 2015 UVA men’s and women’s lacrosse seasons are now on sale. Virginia lacrosse season tickets may be purchased online at VirginiaSports.com.


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Crunching the numbers: Should Ed Gillespie have been favorite all along?

Give credit to the Ed Gillespie team for one thing: getting its voters energized and then to the polls. The comparisons to 2008 and 2012 show that victory was more possible than it even seems today knowing what we know now.


Barclays for the holiday: UVA basketball returns to New York City

New York City hasn’t been kind to UVA basketball the past couple of years. The 2012-2013 Cavs were booked for a trip to Madison Square Garden as part of the Preseason NIT, but were upset in the early rounds of the tournament and missed out on the trip.


Boys & Girls Club Gallery Show Fundraiser Oct. 9

Do you like to get fancy on Thursdays? Well, we do. We are pleased to announce that on Thursday, October 9th, 2014, the Boys & Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, & Augusta County will be hosting a “Gallery Show” fundraiser at 302 E. Main Street in Waynesboro from 7:30-9:30pm.


Definition of insanity: How does UVA not try something different to fill up Scott Stadium?

For the third straight game, UVA football drew in the low thirties for a home game, leaving the 44,749 who came out to see the season opener against then-#7 UCLA as the biggest crowd of the season.


UVA, Charlottesville police search for missing first-year student

Charlottesville and UVA police are searching for a first-year University of Virginia student reported missing on Sunday.


Ellis Paul comes to Court Square Theater on Friday

Ellis Paul is one of those gifted singer/songwriters. Though some may refer to him as a folksinger, he is more, for lack of a better word, a singular storyteller.


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UVA women’s tennis claims three singles wins to conclude play at Duke Invite

The UVA women’s tennis team posted three singles wins to highlight final-day action at the Duke Fab Four Invitational Sunday (Sept. 14) in Cary, N.C.


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UVA women’s tennis posts three wins to open fall season

The UVA women’s tennis team opened the 2014 fall season with three singles wins and a pair of doubles victories at the Duke Fab Four Invitational Friday (Sept. 12) in Cary, N.C.


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Remarks by President Obama at 9/11 Memorial

Remarks by President Obama at 9/11 Memorial ceremony at the Pentagon.


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Wilmington blanks P-Nats, 8-0

One night after clinching a second-half Northern Division title, the Potomac Nationals (75-56, 37-25) were blanked by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (63-69, 30-34) 8-0 on Thursday night at Frawley Stadium.


UVA football players rally behind embattled head coach

Mike London doesn’t have the support of a large segment of the UVA football fan base. But he has the solid support of the young men he brought in to represent the orange and blue on Saturdays.


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Analysis: What happens to Mark Warner in 2016?

Assuming a Mark Warner re-election in November, and it seems safe to assume that, with the Democrat up 25 points in the most recent poll, from Roanoke College, on Republican rival Ed Gillespie, what happens from here on out for Virginia’s senior United States senator?


Chris Graham: Tone down on the succeed thing

On the one hand, America loves to give out ribbons to people who do nothing other than try. On the other hand, we love even more to beat down people who actually succeed.


Concerts, fireworks, Americana center stage at Busch Gardens

It’s a red-white-and-blue-letter day at Busch Gardens this July 4 weekend. As part of the park’s Star Spangled Nights celebration, an extended fireworks show will light up the sky July 3-5.


Shepherd Bliss: Black Oak Down

The tall, old black oak had split right down the middle of its deep, wide trunk. Though on my neighbor’s farm, it anchored my farm. It now lay slit down its center, broken, crashing across the fence.


Virginia kicks off Drive to Save Lives

The Drive to Save Lives campaign is a united effort by state police and highway patrol leaders, police chiefs and sheriffs to reduce highway crashes and fatalities.


Marietta McCarty: What money can’t buy

My friend and neighbor Blue O’Connell loves music, animals, nature (especially trees), and friends. A few years ago, she traded a job with money benefits for one with other kinds of perks: writing and playing music at schools, nursing homes, hospitals, parties, just about any place.