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Rotunda Restoration begins at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia begins restoration on the Rotunda dome this week as the building nears its 100 year anniversary.


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Waynesboro Police Department adds two K9s

The Waynesboro Police Department announced Wednesday the acquisition of two K-9s to the Department’s force. This is the first time in the Department’s history that it has had two active K-9 teams.


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Flu season restrictions for visitors to Augusta Health

Statement from Fred Castello, M.D. Chief Medical Officer and Scott Just M.D., Associate Chief Medical Officer, on flu season restrictions at Augusta Health.


Mother, daughter arrested in Waynesboro Walmart incident

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a mother and daughter team after a routine encounter at Walmart between the mother and a police officer evolved into an incident of theft, false identification and both women under arrest.


Celebrate five years of fruitcake science at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia is celebrating a special anniversary this holiday season – the 5th year of Fruitcake Science.


Chris A. Ghaemmaghami named Chief Medical Officer at UVA Medical Center

Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, MD, has been named chief medical officer for the University of Virginia Medical Center. He has served as the interim CMO since February.


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Charlottesville appoints Chris Cullinan director of finance

At its December 1 meeting, Charlottesville City Council appointed Chris Cullinan as Director of Finance for the City of Charlottesville.


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Tim Kaine statemen on Ferguson grand jury decision

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement following a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson.


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.


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Community Foundation presents prizes to local educators

The Community Foundation presented 10 prizes totaling $100,000 during the 21st annual Dawbarn Education Awards ceremony.


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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.


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Overview of the Ebola epidemic at the Science Museum of Virginia

Dr. Brigette Gleason will present Overview of the Ebola Epidemic: Insights from the Field in Sierra Leone and Key Features of the Ebola Response in the US.


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Construction begins for Amtrak service to Roanoke

The Commonwealth of Virginia, Amtrak, Norfolk Southern and the City of Roanoke are beginning the first phase of construction for the platform that will serve intercity passenger rail service to the Star City.


Not just one day: Veterans deserve a lasting commitment

Veterans Day is for those who return from war. Memorial Day is for those who have not survived. Two days to remind us in a multitude of ways how to remember, and also act. Our veterans need us now.


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Lindenburg Industry to invest $113 million in first U.S. manufacturing operation

Lindenburg Industry, a subsidiary of a Chinese-owned corporation, will invest $113 million to establish an industrial honeycomb manufacturing operation in the Town of Appomattox in Appomattox County.


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Smith/McGloon join First National Corporation to open new Harrisonburg office

First National Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCBB: FXNC), the parent company of First Bank (the “Bank”), announced today the opening of a new Loan Production Office in Harrisonburg.


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Most deer-related crashes in Virginia occur in fall

More deer-related crashes in Virginia occur in the fall than any other season, and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and AAA are urging drivers to stay alert.


Staunton Police seek public help in cracking burglary case

The Staunton Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying suspect(s) in a recent burglary. On Tuesday, October 21, a residence in the 200 block of Taylor Street was burglarized.


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McAuliffe signs executive order on reducing energy consumption in Virginia government

Today at an award ceremony honoring the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) energy efficiency efforts at the DMV Headquarters building in Richmond, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 31 to reduce energy consumption in state government.


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Virginia receives $9.3 million grant to help Virginians access health coverage

Today Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia is one of only four states to have been awarded a $9.3 million federal grant to hire more than 100 enrollment assisters who will help state residents sign up on the Federal Marketplace for health insurance starting November 15.


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Governor McAuliffe formally unveils 2014 Virginia Energy Plan

Governor Terry McAuliffe today formally unveiled the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan at an event co-sponsored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia League of Conservation Voters.


Girls in Science spend a night at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia is inviting middle school girls to light up the night with science. On Saturday, October 4, the Museum will host theGirls in Science Camp In in partnership with DuPont and the Society of Women Engineers.


Staunton Police seek information on attempted abduction

The Staunton Police Department is asking for information regarding a reported attempted abduction that occurred on Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. in the 900 block of Stuart Street. According to the female victim, a middle-aged Hispanic male loading boxes into a tan, older model SUV, attempted to forcibly pull her toward the vehicle.


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Waynesboro Police Department awards, promotion

The Waynesboro Police Department held its quarterly awards ceremony on September 10. Chief Mike Wilhelm presided over the ceremony, at which one award and one promotion were acknowledged.


Play with Puzzles and Perception at the Science Museum of Virginia

Mindbender opens at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, September 27. This wonderfully puzzling world of brainteasers and interactive challenges is guaranteed to test your brain power.


Man arrested in Waynesboro after month-long shoplifting spree

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Grottoes man yesterday who went on a month long shoplifting spree through four localities. Bradley Alan Mowbray, 25 years old, faces four larceny charges, one from each of the localities where he committed the thefts.


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Suspicious fire in Staunton: Police seek public help

The Staunton Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in a suspicious fire investigation.


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Waynesboro pursuit leads to arrest of assault suspect

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged an Augusta County man after he fled in a vehicle after officers tried to arrest him earlier this month.


Pandas travel to The Dome

The world’s most loveable animal is taking over The Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, August 16.


Local student wins Dick Graham Scholarship

Each year, the Augusta Health Community Benefit Committee presents the Dick Graham Scholarship to an employee, employee’s spouse or employee’s child in honor of its first Chief Executive Officer, Dick Graham, and in recognition of his contribution to the organization for his many years of leadership.


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ACLU of Virginia announces new board, staff

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia is pleased to announce the election of new officers and members to its Board of Directors and the addition of its Tony Dunn Legal Fellow.


Virginia delegation meets with Air Force on proposed Langley-Eustis personnel reductions

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and U.S. Reps. Rob Wittman (R-1st), Scott Rigell (R-2nd) and Bobby Scott (D-3rd) today met with U.S. Air Force Assistant Secretary Kathleen Ferguson, Deputy Chief Management Officer Mr. Bill Booth and Major General Theresa Carter for a briefing on proposed personnel reductions at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia.


nTelos president, CEO James A. Hyde announces resignation

NTELOS Holdings Corp. (the “Company” or “NTELOS”; NASDAQ: NTLS) announced today that its Board of Directors (“the Board”) has accepted the resignation of James A. Hyde as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board, effective today.


Charlottesville veteran John Leys receives French Legion of Honor Award

Congresman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) attended a ceremony at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. in honor of World War II veterans who received the French Legion of Honor, the highest decoration in France, for their service on D-Day.


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Jacksonville taps Longwood assistant Jennifer Steele as softball coach

Jacksonville University and Chief Athletics Officer Dr. Donnie Horner proudly welcome Jennifer Steele as the new softball head coach.


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McAuliffe announces submission period open for Governor’s Technology Awards entries

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson and Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth Sam Nixon officially invite entries to the 2014 Governor’s Technology Awards.


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Petersburg Progress-Index sold to New York City-based firm

New Media Investment Group Inc. (“New Media” or the “Company”, NYSE:NEWM) announced Tuesdaythat it has completed two acquisitions with a total purchase price of $15.3 million that includes the purchase of the Petersburg Progress-Index.


Monster Summer Celebration at the Science Museum of Virginia

Join the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond at Summer Science Family Fun to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Monsters on Saturday, June 21.


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TMI puts Richmond into international dialogue

Richmond based TMI CEO Tiffany Jana and President Matthew Freeman have returned from Bilbao,
Spain, where they’ve been facilitating at the Bilbao Urban Innovation and Leadership Dialogues (BUILD).


First National Corporation subsidiary announces new mortgage division

First National Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCBB: FXNC), the parent company of First Bank (the “Bank”), announced the launch of a new mortgage division named, First Mortgage.