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Game Notes: #2 UVA basketball travels to Boston College on Saturday

No. 2 UVA (16-0, 4-0 ACC) looks to stay unbeaten in an ACC road contest at Boston College (8-7, 0-3) on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tipoff at Conte Forum is set for 2 p.m.


JMU men’s basketball blows by Drexel, 54-35

James Madison overcame a slow start and completely shut down Drexel’s offense, allowing the third-lowest point total in program history in a 54-35 Wednesday night.


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Start a lifesaving habit by giving blood with the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to start a lifesaving habit by becoming a regular blood donor this year, starting with National Blood Donor Month in January.


The importance of information security for businesses

The stakes of a security breach can hardly be overstated—if not fatal, they can do irreparable damage to your business’s reputation.


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Democrats win battles: But Virginia Republicans win the war

Watching the State of the Commonwealth address with the sound down, one thing was obvious during the cutaway shots on applause lines during Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s speech.


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Robert Hurt bill to encourage small public company growth passes House

Congressman Robert Hurt released a statement after the House passage of H.R. 37, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which removes unnecessary federal regulations hindering job growth.


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Virginia government revenues up sharply in December

Governor McAuliffe announced today that December revenue collections for Virginia state government posted strong gains.


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Game Notes: #2 UVA basketball hosts Clemson on Tuesday

No. 2 UVA (15-0, 3-0 ACC) hosts Clemson (9-6, 1-2 ACC) in ACC action on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 8 p.m.


ACC Power Rankings: Deeper than we’d thought

Going into the start of ACC play last weekend, it looked like it was really a tale of two conferences: Duke, UVA and Louisville in the one, and everybody else in the other.


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National Championship Preview: #2 Oregon faces off with #4 Ohio State

The old BCS system would have matched up defending national champion Florida State and Alabama for the 2015 national title, and reduced Oregon and Ohio State to a meaningless, if entertaining, Rose Bowl.


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Syracuse hands UVA women’s basketball first ACC loss, 70-58

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-1 ACC) fell 70-58 at No. 21 Syracuse (11-5, 1-2 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 11) at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.


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Gas prices continue free fall into 2015

The national average price of gas has fallen for a record 106 days to $2.17 per gallon (Friday), every day since September 25, which is the lowest average since May 8, 2009.


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Vacuum-steam treatment for invasive snails proves promising

The U.S. East Coast and some port areas such as Houston, Texas, are being invaded by snails that hitchhike in containers shipped from the Mediterranean.


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Game Notes: #3 UVA basketball on the road at #13 Notre Dame

Third-ranked UVA (14-0, 2-0 ACC) plays at No. 13 Notre Dame (15-1, 3-0 ACC) in a key ACC showdown on Saturday, Jan. 10. Tipoff at Purcell Pavilion is set for 6 p.m.


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Tim Kaine raises issue with ISIL strikes

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement today, five months after the start of U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIL on August 8, 2014.


D-back: N.C. State win more like it for UVA Pack-Line

Davidson scored 72, Miami scored 80, and the writers were up in arms. What was wrong with the vaunted UVA Pack-Line defense? Turns out, not much.


Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs defeated N.C. State, 61-51, on Wednesday.


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Video: Highlights from #3 UVA win over N.C. State

N.C. State got off to a fast start against third-ranked UVA, but the Hoos were able to fight off the Wolfpack, winning 61-51. Justin Anderson led UVA with 16 points and 9 rebounds, while Ralston Turner’s 14 points were a team-high for the Pack. With the win, Virginia improves to 14-0 on the season, its best start since the 1980-81 season.


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Clintonistas have their eye on Jim Webb

Town Hall wrote this week on the recent Jim Webb news regarding payments from his Born Fighting PAC to family members with the suggestion that the news bit could have come from Team Clinton’s oppo research efforts.


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Arctic blast provides challenge for motorists

Cold arctic air currently enveloping Virginia can and will put the “freeze” on car batteries, tires and other critical car components. Emergency roadside assistance crews at AAA Mid-Atlantic are staffed and ready to handle the predictable increase in calls due to the cold. Dead car batteries will leave some motorists stuck at home on cold mornings this week.


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William and Mary blasts Drexel, 73-47

After a slow start on Monday night inside the Daskalakis Athletic Center, the William and Mary basketball team blitzed the Drexel Dragons, 73-47, behind a sizzling 55.1 percent shooting and another stout defensive effort.


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UVA announces end to Greek suspension, new safety policies

UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan authorized today new addenda to the University’s Fraternal Organization Agreement that were submitted by the four student-led Greek leadership councils.


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Two years for Bob McDonnell in federal corruption case

A federal judge has sentenced former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in prison on his convictions in a corruption case, a stunning downfall for a once-rising star in the Republican Party.


#3 UVA basketball opens home ACC slate Wednesday vs. N.C. State

No. 3 UVA (13-0, 1-0 ACC) hosts NC State (11-4, 2-0 ACC) in its ACC home opener on Wednesday, Jan. 7. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.


UVA football assistant Tom O’Brien retires after 40-year career

UVA associate head coach for offense and tight ends coach Tom O’Brien announced his retirement from coaching. O’Brien’s career spanned 40 seasons at four different schools, including 16 years as a head coach at Boston College and NC State.