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Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-10) play the New York Giants (4-9) in NFL action on Sunday


TLC Preview: Can WWE build on success of Survivor Series?

WWE looks forward to its TLC pay-per-view this weekend as a chance to build on one of its more successful events in recent years at Survivor Series in November.


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UVA research 23rd most cited scientific paper of all time

Work co-authored by UVA School of Medicine researcher Wladek Minor, PhD, has been named as one of the most cited scientific papers of all time by the prestigious journal Nature.


education

Governor McAuliffe announces $17.5 million federal preschool expansion grant

Virginia has been awarded a $17.5 million federal Preschool Expansion Grant that will allow the Commonwealth to serve as many as 1,600 additional at-risk four-year-olds in new, high-quality preschool classes.


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AFP editor Chris Graham breaks down the college football playoff

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk sports, with a focus this week on getting an early look at the four-team college football playoff.


congress

House passes Water for the World Act

WaterAid today celebrates U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2013, H.R. 2901.


business

Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods to invest $1.8 million in first Virginia operation

Canada-based Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods will invest $1.8 million to establish its first Virginia operation in Warren County.


Taylor’s 34 points propel Longwood to 74-73 comeback win over Dartmouth

Longwood point guard Quincy Taylor broke out for a career-high 34 points, including 24 in the second half, to lead the Lancers to a 74-73 come-from-behind win over Dartmouth.


MBC president heads to White House to support minority women in science

As one of the college presidents attending today’s White House College Opportunity Day of Action, Pamela Fox is putting Mary Baldwin College on the national stage with a commitment to support minority women in STEM fields.


Why do we still pay attention to Charles Barkley?

Charles Barkley is right in saying he isn’t Uncle Tom. Give credit to Uncle Tom for at least having some level of education, after all.


#7 UVA rolls past #21 Maryland, 76-65

Seventh-ranked UVA jumped out to an early 14-4 lead at #21 Maryland and was able to keep its distance from the Terps the rest of the way in posting a 76-65 win on Wednesday in College Park, Md.


Maryland, VCU have had success against the UVA Pack-Line

Few teams can give the UVA Pack-Line defense fits. Two come to mind that can: Maryland and VCU, who happen to be the Cavs’ opponents this week.


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UVA President Teresa Sullivan meets with students regarding sexual assault

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan met with students today about sexual assault issues and the University’s path forward.


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.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy

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


UVA football coach Mike London to return for 2015 season

Mike London will return as head football coach at UVA for the 2015 season University of Virginia Director of Athletics Craig Littlepage announced on Wednesday.


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After 40 years, the voice of the Marching Virginians is signing off

If you’ve been to a Virginia Tech football game in the last 40 years, you’ve heard Paul A. “Tony” Distler’s distinctive and clear baritone boom over the public address system during the Marching Virginians’ halftime show.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. ODU (5-6, 3-4 Conference USA) plays at Florida Atlantic (3-8, 2-5 C-USA) on Saturday


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with the media on Monday. The Cavaliers (5-6, 3-4 ACC) play at Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) on Friday in Blacksburg.


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UVA football honored by AFCA for graduation rate

The UVA football team was one of 61 institutions recognized this week by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) for graduating at least 75 percent or more of their football student-athletes.


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Another message from UVA President Teresa Sullivan on sexual assault

UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan today distributed the following message to the University Community regarding the review of procedures regarding the reporting of sexual assaults on Grounds.


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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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Preview: How does UVA football fare in another must-win game?

Might the ‘Hoos be competitive on Saturday against a Miami team that UVA has had some success against in the London era, winning three of the four games in the series under London?


TNA Impact Wrestling leaving Spike for Destination America

TNA Impact Wrestling will make the move from its long-time home on Spike TV to Destination America, an offshoot of Discovery Communications that reaches roughly half the homes that Spike TV is in currently.


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.