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Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission announces call for grant applicants

The Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission (CSCC) is now accepting grant applications for projects beginning in the 2015 calendar year.


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Governor McAuliffe announces new digital gateway to connect Chinese travelers to Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced yet another gateway connecting Chinese travelers to Virginia with the creation of a brand new landing page on the state’s tourism website, Virginia.org.


Counseling professor explains how alopecia areata led to her baldness

Four years ago, Chereè Hammond joined the faculty in the master’s in counseling program at Eastern Mennonite University. Shortly after beginning the semester – it was a Wednesday, she remembers – she shaved her head.


Busch Gardens Howl-o-Scream opens Friday

Frightful creatures have taken up residence at Busch Gardens® Williamsburg for Howl-O-Scream®.


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Study debunks 10 most popular claims against GMOs

In light of the ongoing debate over genetically modified organisms,Popular Science magazine interviewed nearly a dozen scientists about 10 of the most common claims about GMOs.


Dinner Diva: Diet-friendly snack ideas and restaurant tips

If you’re traveling or vacationing, as many people are this time of year, there are easy ways to “stay on plan” with your diet without feeling deprived.


JMU, TA alum Kirby Burkholder signs pro basketball contract in Italy

James Madison women’s basketball standout Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) signed a contract to play professionally in the Italian women’s league, Tuesday.


Free screenings of World Cup games at The Paramount

Virginia National Bank is proud to present select 2014 World Cup games on the Big Screen at The Paramount in Charlottesville.


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UVa. artificial pancreas project receives $3.4 million grant

A high-tech project to turn an ordinary smart phone into an artificial pancreas that could transform the lives of people with type 1 diabetes has received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The money will fund a new network approach to artificial pancreas design using distributed computing between local and Cloud systems.


My Clean Kitchen: Pumpkin Butter-Easy, Simple Thanksgiving Treat

I’ve been trying to figure out what to bring to my in-laws for Thanksgiving. Jessica and I discussed a couple of options and came to the Pumpkin Butter idea! It worked out perfectly because the local Farm Market had these amazing Heirloom Pumpkins that were grown locally.


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Opera soars at JMU

While regional and state opera houses have been shutting their doors across the country, the opera program at James Madison University is standing strong. “The academic world will need to take on more responsibility for keeping those traditions going,” says Don Rierson, director of JMU Opera Theater.


Blues headliner Tom Principato to appear at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway is stacking up blues headliners from across the USA. In September, it was Will Kimbrough,and in November it will be Tom Principato.