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Just one session of exercise can help make cells healthier, UVA finds

It’s been well known since ancient times that doing some form of aerobic exercise is essential to good health and well-being.


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10 everyday exercises to stay fit for life

Exercise, no matter what form, can lead to improvements in your physical and mental fitness.


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Foods for sport and exercise

Chances are that you’ve seen many food advertisements that claim they can help you get fit.


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Fifty Plus: Muffin tops, the Battle of the Bulge, and the “e” word

There are a few words in the English language that repulse me. The “e” word is on the top of my list. Exercise.


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Dinner Diva: Slow down in order to slim down

When I get asked what the secret to my slimming down was, mostly it is people who want to know about what I’m eating.


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Get the most of out of your time at the gym

One mistake that people make at the gym is convincing themselves that time equals effort. “But I worked out for an hour,” you tell youself, and while it may be true that you’re there from, say, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., that doesn’t mean you worked out for an hour.


Waynesboro man loses 161 pounds, 22 pants sizes in 54 weeks: How he did it

Jeff Hoke, 44, of Waynesboro, has lost 161 pounds over the past year, dropping from 409 pounds to his current 248. It started, literally, with “baby steps” at the Waynesboro YMCA, Hoke said.


UNC wide receiver T.J. Thorpe transfers to UVA, eligible immediately

Wide receiver and kick return specialist T.J. Thorpe (Durham, N.C.) has announced he will transfer to UVA for his final year of football eligibility.


Eat less and move more: The secret to losing weight, changing your life

People ask me all the time, How did you do it? This time last year, I weighed in at 275 pounds. I’m down to 177 as I write this, just short of 100 pounds off that high, or depending on your perspective, that low, low point.


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AAA offers Gray Thursday, Black Friday shopping tips

The National Retail Federation predicts that approximately 95.5 million shoppers nationwide will take advantage of Black Friday deals and nearly 26 million on Gray Thursday (Thanksgiving Day).


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Farm equipment on roads calls for driver cooperation

It’s harvest time for many Virginia farmers, and that means super-size farm vehicles are on the road in many communities. Virginia Farm Bureau is encouraging both farmers and motorists to exercise caution.


Changes to traffic pattern at intersection of Richmond Avenue, Statler Boulevard in Staunton

On Tuesday, November 18, the City of Staunton Department of Public Works will be making two traffic pattern changes at the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Statler Boulevard.


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A Republican wave? A big Dem poll skew? What the hell happened?

Conventional wisdom had Republicans big favorites to win a Senate majority, build on its strong House majority and pick up several governorships.


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ACLU: Lack of photo ID should not prevent you from being able to vote

The ACLU of Virginia is encouraging all registered voters to visit the polls this Election Day (Tuesday, November 4) and cast a ballot, even if they lack photo ID.


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ACLU of Virginia to monitor polls on Election Day

The ACLU of Virginia will be monitoring the polls this Election Day to ensure that all Virginians who are registered to vote are able to exercise their right, freely and without hindrance.


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Sens. Warner, Kaine urge federal Ebola coordinator to synchronize state, local response plans

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine called on the federal Ebola response coordinator to act quickly to synchronize local, state and federal efforts to respond to the Ebola emergency.


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2014 Great Southeast Shakeout earthquake drill is set for Oct. 16

Central Virginians can practice “Drop, Cover, and Hold On,” the safe response to an earthquake, during the Great SouthEast ShakeOut earthquake drill set for Thursday, Oct. 16, at 10:16 a.m.


Bob Marshall on Supreme Court gay marriage decision

The US Supreme Court has left the scene of a “hit and run” it caused by letting stand the decision of two federal Appeals judges striking down Virginia’s voter-approved Marriage Amendment.


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Voters impacted by new ID laws in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Elections has received numerous inquiries today regarding a news story that incorrectly stated the number of individuals without a Virginia DMV-issued photo ID.


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September 23 is National Voter Registration Day 2014

The City of Charlottesville and County of Albemarle Offices of Voter Registration plans an event to register voters in time for the 2014 midterm elections.


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How to meet your public: Networking for writers

Join James River Writers and Literary Agent Paige Wheeler for the September Writing Show— How to Meet Your Public: Networking for Writers.


Howell statement on House resolution on legal counsel

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement Thursday on the passage of House Resolution 566.


Ken Plum: The legacy of Bob McDonnell

I had no idea what to expect when the jury announced it had reached its verdicts on the charges against former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, but when the verdicts were announced I was stunned.


VPAS offers free diabetes workshops

“You Can! Live Well! Diabetes Self-Management Program” is a free workshop series for adults of any age with diabetes, their family members and caregivers.


August Lunch & Learn spurs SAILers on at Staunton Senior Center

Several Staunton Senior Center members and the Program Director attended and came back with some information that inspired those involved in the SAIL (Stay Active & Independent for Life) exercise program.