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Red Cross calls for blood and platelet donations this holiday season

This holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation.


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Bob Goodlatte: Secret Service reform needed

At a recent House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy called the security lapses that allowed an armed man to jump the fence and enter the White House “devastating.”


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

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


37th annual Model Railroad Show at the Science Museum of Virginia

Dust off your conductor’s hat this Thanksgiving weekend and get ready for the 37th Annual Model Railroad Show at the Science Museum of Virginia.


A tale of two halves: UVA comes back from sloppy first half to top George Washington

Everything was going right for George Washington, and wrong for ninth-ranked UVA.


Earth Talk: Re-using greywater at home

Re-using your greywater may be the only way to keep your lawn and garden healthy without taking more than your fair share of the community’s precious freshwater reserves.


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McAuliffe executive order establishes Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide

Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order establishing the Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide, which will be chaired by First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe.


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UVA President Teresa Sullivan comments on Rolling Stone article on handling of sexual misconduct cases

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan on Wednesday evening issued the following statement to the University community in regard to an article published on Rolling Stone’s website earlier in the day.


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State first responders eyeing uses of unmanned aircraft in emergencies

First responders will learn more about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, at a meeting at Virginia Tech’s Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center.


Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players talk after South Carolina State win

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Mike Tobey and Justin Anderson talk with reporters after the 75-55 win over South Carolina State on Tuesday.


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Birds and windows: A deadly dilemma

When a bird flew into the window of Becky Schneider’s office at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center last year, the avian ecologist rushed outside and found a stunned flycatcher that flew off shortly afterward.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday.


Will Hammer: Thank you, and an announcement

Libertarian Party congressional nominee Will Hammer thanks his supporters and offers a post-election announcement.


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JMU football is playoff bound: UVA could learn a lesson there

Is the problem at UVA lack of talent on the roster? The recruiting numbers would suggest, as they did at this time last year with respect to JMU, no.


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American Red Cross, Suburban Propane partnership expansion fuels blood donations

The first “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and Suburban Propane in October helped collect thousands of lifesaving blood and platelet donations.


Richmond Raiders add to lines

The Richmond Raiders are making huge strides in putting together a winner for 2015, having added three veteran linemen for the upcoming season.


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November River City Radio Hour premieres Tales from Rose Hall

The November River City Radio Hour will premiere a new serial Tales from Rose Hall. The four-part serial traces the role a celebrated home played in Waynesboro’s participation in the Civil War.


Professor, student, inspired at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

If EMU student Jennifer Fawley had any doubts about joining that minority, a recent weekend at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing dispelled them.


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Local food, local fuel, focal finance

Building a vibrant local economy requires many interlocking pieces – from local food, to local fuel, to the local finances to bring these initiatives to fruition.


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CIT announces release of broadband adoption guide

The Center for Innovative Technology announced this week the release of broadband awareness and adoption resources filled with strategies to assist local and regional governments.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (3-6) have a bye this week.


Press Conference: Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher

Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher talks with reporters on Monday. Second-ranked FSU (8-0, 5-0 ACC) hosts UVA (4-5, 2-3 ACC) on Saturday at 6;30 p.m.


Video: STEM at work with Fishburne Rocketry Club

The Fishburne Rocketry Club worked for more than a year to prepare for an on-campus rocket launch. The day finally came on Oct. 31, 2014.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (4-5, 2-3) travels to Tallahassee, Fla., to take on #2 Florida State (8-0, 5-0 ACC0 on Saturday at 6:30 p.m..


Six things Staunton can teach us about community gardens

Fall has descended on Staunton. Most gardeners are planning to put their gardens to bed in the coming weeks, however winter allows us the time to start planning for spring.


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VCU School of Engineering to host hackathon

VCU is hosting its first hackathon, in which 200 students from VCU and a number of other schools will spend 24 hours developing software and hardware applications.


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The secret sauce behind the Cavalanche

It’s part of the secret sauce to the Cavalanche that hard-nosed defense and a ruthlessly efficient, yet patient, offense go hand-in-hand.


Shenandoah National Park dedicates TRACK Trails Activity Trail

To encourage children and their families to get outdoors, Shenandoah National Park has partnered with the Kids in Parks program to establish the Limberlost Trail as a TRACK Trails location.


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Valley Program for Aging Services: News and Notes

The latest news and notes from the Valley Program for Aging Services.


Men Who Quilt featured at Virginia Quilt Museum

A special event related to the Men Who Quilt exhibit will be a lecture on Oct. 25 by well-known quilt maker Jonathan Gregory, Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.


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Waynesboro YMCA teaches youngster how to swim

Lamari Nowell didn’t like water touching his head a month ago. But now the 3-year-old is learning how to swim at the Waynesboro YMCA. Learn more about Lamari’s success story.


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Waynesboro teen completes The Original NOLS Course

Daniel Brooks, 17, of Waynesboro, Va., recently completed a wilderness expedition traveling in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters after Washington’s 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in NFL action at FedEx Field in Landover, Md.


Vector Industries celebrates workers, family

Employees at Vector Industries had lunch with some special people in their lives on Thursday: their families. “We’re here today at Vector Industries celebrating our employees,” said CEO Chrissy Johnston at the end of the Employee Forum, one in a series of events that the Waynesboro-based nonprofit business is holding to mark its 45th year in business.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden and quarterback Kirk Cousins

Washington coach Jay Gruden and quarterback Kirk Cousins talk with the media on Wednesday. Washington (1-5) hosts Tennessee (2-4) on Sunday at 1 p.m.