Monarchs roll past Dukes Staff Report JMU sports: www.jmusports.com Old Dominion (3-1, 5-9) jumped out to a 34-19 halftime lead and went on to post a 67-58 victory over James Madison (3-1, 13-2) in Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center. Senior forward Jessica Canady (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) scored a team-high [...]
Dukes blow four-point lead in final minutes Staff Report JMU sports: www.jmusports.com Ben Finney’s layup with 13 seconds to play broke the game’s ninth tie and lifted Old Dominion a 74-72 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory over James Madison Wednesday. The host Monarchs outscored JMU 11-5 over the game’s final three minutes and raised [...]
Staff Report News Tips: firstname.lastname@example.org Industrial employment in Virginia fell 7.1 percent over the past 12 months according to the 2010 Virginia Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by the Evanston, Ill.,-based Manufacturers’ News Inc. MNI reports Virginia lost 26,531 industrial jobs and 377 manufacturers between October 2008 and October 2009.
The House of Representatives voted 220-215 late Saturday night to approve legislation that includes mandates to insurance providers and consumers and creates a public option for the provision of insurance coverage. One Republican, Joseph Cao of Louisiana, joined 219 Democrats in voting for the bill; 176 Republicans and 39 Democrats voted against the legislation, which [...]
Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, and Congressmen Bobby Scott and Glenn Nye today announced the inclusion of $100,000 in the Fiscal Year 2010 Energy and Water Appropriations bill to initiate the eastward expansion of Craney Island. Thursday’s inclusion of funds moves the project from the “planning” to “construction” phase, making it eligible for future [...]