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Governor McAuliffe announces Target Corporation expansion in the City of Suffolk

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Target Corporation will invest approximately $50 million to expand its distribution operation in the City of Suffolk, creating hundreds of new jobs.


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Florida check forging ring hits Waynesboro Target store

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged three Florida men with fraud after they passed several forged checks at Target, 811 Town Center Drive in early February.


Partnership with Target helps United Way of Greater Augusta put service, citizenship in action

Taking part in the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, the United Way of Greater Augusta applied for and received a grant from Target to restore Community Child Care to its former glory.


Magazine catches up with former UVA football great Tiki Barber

Millennium Magazine spoke with Tiki Barber, the former New York Giant and UVA football star, now the principal at Thuzio, the book agency for sport talent that offers the perfect sports fan experience whether it’s personal appearances, motivational sport talks or playing a game with a famous sports figure.


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Virginia Tech collaboration with Chilean university will address earthquakes, other challenges

Researchers and administrators from Austral University of Chile will visit Virginia Tech this week to finalize plans for joint research projects.


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McAuliffe’s budget proposal places target on local tourism?

In a blow to Virginia travel and tourism, Governor Terry McAuliffe’s new budget proposal includes a new travel services tax on consumers who use the services of online travel agencies (OTAs), brick and mortar travel agents, small business tour operators, and other travel intermediaries.


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Protein ID’d as possible universal therapeutic target for multiple infections, including Ebola

A protein called GRP78 could be a universal therapeutic target for treating human diseases like brain cancer, Ebola, Influenza, Hepatitis and superbug bacteria such as MRSE and MRSA, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University-led pre-clinical study published this month in the Journal of Cellular Physiology.


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UVA men’s soccer brings home national title with PKs win over UCLA

The UVA men’s soccer team earned the NCAA championship over UCLA Sunday afternoon following a penalty-kick shootout in front of 8,015 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-9) host the St. Louis Rams (5-7) on Sunday.


Small businesses will need to rethink Facebook strategy

The change with Facebook that has been slowly coming for the past two years will solidify in January with the virtual end of so-called organic reach for business messages.


Cancer discovery: Compounds found to block key cancer driver

Researchers have identified promising compounds to inhibit a key driver of many forms of the disease, including lung, prostate, colon, bladder and pancreatic cancer.


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Birds and windows: A deadly dilemma

When a bird flew into the window of Becky Schneider’s office at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center last year, the avian ecologist rushed outside and found a stunned flycatcher that flew off shortly afterward.


Bridgewater College to participate in campaign against campus sexual assault

Changing the culture surrounding sexual assault on college campuses is the focus of a White House campaign in which Bridgewater College will participate Nov. 18-21.


JMU men’s soccer upsets #3 seed Hofstra, 2-0, in CAA Tournament

The sixth-seeded James Madison men’s soccer team knocked off third-seeded Hofstra 2-0 on the road Saturday night at Hofstra Soccer Stadium.


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UVA men’s soccer ousts Virginia Tech from ACC Tournament, 1-0

UVA defeated Virginia Tech, 1-0, Wednesday evening in a first-round match in the ACC Men’s Soccer Championship at Klöckner Stadium.


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#21 UVA men’s soccer draws, 1-1, with #6 UNC

The No. 21 Virginia men’s soccer team and No. 6 North Carolina played through a pair of overtime periods to a 1-1 draw Saturday evening at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.


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#10 UVA men’s soccer drops 2-1 decision on road at Clemson

The No. 10 UVA men’s soccer team saw its late rally fall short in a 2-1 defeat at Clemson Friday evening at Riggs Field in Clemson, S.C. Virginia (8-4-1, 3-2-1 ACC) had its four-match win streak snapped as the Cavaliers conceded multiple goals in a game for just the second time this season.


UVA neurosurgeon leads partnership for safer high-tech surgery

In an initiative coordinated by UVA neurological surgeon Jason Sheehan, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Society for Radiation Oncology are developing a first-of-its-kind patient registry in order to establish national benchmarks for stereotactic radiosurgery.


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#14 UVA men’s soccer downs Duke, 1-0

The No. 14 UVA men’s soccer team recorded its fourth straight win Saturday, downing Duke 1-0 in ACC play at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (8-3-1, 3-1-1 ACC) posted their third straight shutout and now have held their opponents for the last 350 minutes of game action.


Ebola iscovery: UVA identifies, maps unique structure within deadly virus

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined the shape and structure of a key element of the deadly Ebola virus, a discovery that will act as a road map for the development of drugs to treat or prevent infection.


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New VCU center to target cocaine addiction

Virginia Commonwealth University has received a five-year, $6 million grant for clinical research and education directed toward the identification, evaluation and development of safe and effective treatments for cocaine addiction.


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McAuliffe establishes Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse

Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed Executive Order 29 establishing the Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse.


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Register online for Advertising 101 class from Augusta Free Press

What do you do to get your word out? TV, radio, newspapers, online advertising: there’s a lot out there for us to use to promote our businesses, but how do we know we’re getting the best bang for our bucks?


JMU women’s soccer falls to UNC-Greensboro, 1-0

The JMU women’s soccer team dropped a hard-fought 1-0 match Sunday afternoon on the road against UNCG at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.


JMU women’s soccer suffers 2-1 setback to LaSalle

The James Madison women’s soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to La Salle Sunday afternoon at McCarthy Stadium, falling to 4-3 on the 2014 season.