Tag: New Mexico

business

Dairy production, herd size see notable increases

U.S. milk production is up nearly 4 percent from a year ago, and so is production per cow and the size of the nation’s collective dairy herd.


george mason

George Mason basketball loses again in Puerto Rico

Junior Shevon Thompson set a single-game Puerto Rico Tip-Off record Friday night pulling down 19 rebounds in George Mason’s loss to New Mexico.


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WVU blasts George Mason basketball, 91-65

The George Mason men’s basketball team dropped its first game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Thursday night to West Virginia, 91-65.


healthcare

Virginia leads multi-state defense of healthcare affordability assistance

Virginia today led 18 states defending the right of millions of Americans to access affordability tax credits when they purchase health insurance on a federally-facilitated exchange.


Gary Johnson endorses Will Hammer for Congress

Will Hammer, Libertarian candidate for US House of Representatives in Virginia’s Sixth Congressional District, has received the endorsement of Gary Johnson.


JMU athletics looks forward: Let’s hope it doesn’t include effort to go FBS

James Madison University is working with CarrSports Consulting on the development of a comprehensive athletics strategic plan that is expected to be ready for public review in early 2015.


mark herring

Herring urges congressional support of legislation to prevent online human trafficking

Attorney General Mark Herring today urged members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet.


E.W. Jackson launches national movement to protect rights of Christians

2013 Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson has launched a national movement to protect Christians from “growing hostility, discrimination and anti-Christian bigotry.”


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Average for gallon of regular unleaded gas dips below $3 in Virginia

Gas prices have been sinking quite nicely across the country and in the Commonwealth. Drivers in Virginia and 12 other states are paying an average price below $3 per gallon to refuel their vehicles.


U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis picks up endorsements

Former Republican Governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson and the Our America PAC have endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis.


R.T. Smith’s book of new and selected poems reflects the arc of his career

R.T. Smith’s new book of poetry, “In the Night Orchard: New and Selected Poems” (Texas Review Press, 2014), reflects the arc of his award-winning exploration as a poet for the past 33 years.


virginia farm bureau

U.S. farm production expenditures and farmland values rise

American farmers spent $367.3 billion to run their businesses in 2013, according to a farm production expenditure report published recently by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.


odu

ODU’s Antonio Vaughan named to Paul Hornung Award Watch List

Old Dominion University senior Antonio Vaughan has been named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, the award committee announced on Monday.


Amanda Starbuck: New federal pollution standards

We welcome the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to limit carbon pollution from power plants.


UVA Athletics

UVa. lefty Nathan Kirby invited to play for Team USA

UVa. sophomore left-handed pitcher Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.) has accepted an invitation from USA Baseball to play for the 2014 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team this summer.


Earth Talk: Protecting the gray wolf

The gray wolf is still considered “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). But a June 2013 proposal by the Obama administration to “delist” the animals—save for a small struggling population of Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico—could change that if finalized later this year.


Report: Energy efficiency is America’s cheapest energy resource

According to a new report released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), energy efficiency is the cheapest method of providing Americans with electricity.


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Number of convicted drunk drivers forced to use interlock devices increases

Across Virginia, the number of convicted drunk drivers – including first time offenders – duly ordered to install ignition interlock devices (IIDs) in their vehicles has increased exponentially since the Commonwealth enacted tougher drunk driving penalties a year and a half ago.