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Once upon a time in America

There’s never been an America — a world — where we all had each other’s backs. We can build one. But it won’t be by electing the right set of rulers.


Dumb Fox Business report: NFL bracing for ‘record low’ Super Bowl attendance

Fox Business had an awkward report today offering that the NFL is bracing for possible “record low” attendance at this year’s Super Bowl.


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Nulife Glass to invest $5.9 million to establish first Virginia operation in Bristol

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that Nulife Glass will invest $5.9 million to establish its first Virginia operation in the City of Bristol. A Manchester, England-based company, Nulife provides a complete and sustainable recycling service for all types of cathode ray tube (CRT) glass.


Storm threatens Christmas Eve travel

AccuWeather reports a storm bringing heavy rain, fog, thunderstorms, a swath of snow and travel delays will converge on the Northeast, Midwest and South leading up to Christmas.


Where’s Rudolph? Christmas Eve storm threatens two dozen states

AccuWeather reports a storm bearing strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the Northeast and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create major travel delays, both on the roads and at airports.


AccuWeather: Dreaming of a White Christmas? Here are your odds

AccuWeather reports upon the millions of Christmas cards that hit store shelves each holiday season, many are strewn with images of a homey dwelling tucked under puffy mounds of white snow. While many dream of a similar white Christmas setting to fall during the winter celebrations, conditions do not always align to bring the picture-perfect snowy scene.


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McAuliffe announces 1,451 veteran hires through Virginia Values Veterans

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that companies participating in the Commonwealth’s Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program have hired 1,451 Veterans between July 1, 2014 and September 30, 2014.


JMU men’s soccer advances to CAA finals

The sixth-seeded JMU men’s soccer team knocked off No. 2 UNCW 2-0 Friday afternoon at Grant Stadium in the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament.


UVA basketball signs Brewster Academy star Jarred Reuter

UVA men’s head basketball coach Tony Bennett has announced the signing of power forward Jarred Reuter (Marion, Mass.) to a National Letter of Intent with the Cavaliers.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday.


JMU men’s basketball drops exhibition to D2 Philadelphia, 79-76

Four James Madison players scored in double figures but three free throws in the closing seconds lifted Division 2 Philadelphia to a 79-76 exhibition victory in an exhibition Sunday afternoon at the Convocation Center.


Improving school lunches

Americans have done a great job making sure that our kids have something to eat at school regardless of socioeconomic status, with the National School Lunch Program providing low-cost or free lunches to upwards of 31 million students at 92 percent of U.S. public and private schools.


Andy Schmookler: White privilege and the Right’s urge to kick down

What could explain the impulse to kick down shown by the likes of Bill “What White Privilege?” O’Reilly, nor by the rich men with whom Mitt Romney sought to ingratiate himself with his “47%” comment?


JMU men’s soccer falls 2-1 to Hofstra on Senior Night

The James Madison men’s soccer team mounted a comeback attempt in the final minutes of Saturday night’s Colonial Athletic Association matchup against Hofstra, but ultimately came out on the short end of a 2-1 decision at University Park on Senior Night.


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#6 UVA field hockey downs Liberty in OT, 3-2

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (12-4, 4-1 ACC) erased a two-goal deficit to defeat Liberty (9-6, 3-0 NorPac) in overtime, 3-2, on Friday (Oct. 17) at Turf Field.


Drexel tops JMU men’s soccer 2-1 in double OT

The James Madison men’s soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision on the road at DrexelWednesday night at Vidas Athletic Complex in Colonial Athletic Association action.


JMU men’s soccer battles UNC Wilmington to 1-1 draw

The James Madison men’s soccer team battled No. 25 UNCW to a 1-1 draw Saturdaynight at University Park in Colonial Athletic Association action.


Tropical Atlantic may spring to life this weekend

AccuWeather reports an area of disturbed weather over the Atlantic Ocean, north of the Leeward Islands, is being monitored for tropical development through the weekend.


JMU men’s soccer upsets #21 Delaware, 1-0

The James Madison men’s soccer team opened Colonial Athletic Association play with a 1-0 victory over No. 21 Delaware on Wednesday night at Grant Stadium in Newark, Delaware.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. ODU (3-2) faces Marshall (4-0) on Saturday at noon.


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#3 UVA field hockey downs #10 Syracuse, 3-1

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (8-2, 3-0 ACC) defeated No. 10 Syracuse (6-3, 0-3 ACC) by a final score of 3-1 on Friday (Sept. 26) at University Hall Turf Field.


Chilly nights set stage for striking fall foliage display

Lows across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast have plummeted into the 30s and 40s at times, providing a sufficient cold blast to encourage the emergence of vibrant fall foliage.


Golden goal lifts JMU men’s soccer over WVU

Redshirt-sophomore midfielder Connor Coward (Centreville, Va./Centreville) scored his first career goal Tuesday night to give the JMU men’s soccer team a thrilling 4-3 victory in double overtime against West Virginia at University Park.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. ODU (3-1) takes on Middle Tennessee State (2-2) on Friday night.


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#10 UVA field hockey edges #7 Albany in OT, 3-2

The No. 10 UVA field hockey team (7-2, 2-0 ACC) won its third overtime contest of the season, defeating No. 7 Albany (6-2) by a score of 3-2 on Sunday (Sept. 21) at University Hall Turf Field.