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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.


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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.


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History-rich craft ciders are in demand

Apples are delicious for snacks, pies, applesauce and, once again, for drinking. While alcoholic cider production is still a niche market, the rise in U.S. sales has been tremendous.


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Hot first half powers Richmond over George Mason

Four Spider players reached double figures led by Terry Allen’s season-high 20 points as Richmond snapped its three-game skid against George Mason, 75-65.


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#3 UVA basketball opens ACC play at Miami on Saturday

No. 3 UVA (12-0) opens ACC action at Miami (10-3) on Saturday, Jan. 3. Tipoff at BankUnited Center is set for 5:30 p.m.


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Colder weather doesn’t chill interest in farmers markets

Until a few years ago, the Christmas holiday usually meant the end of the season for farmers markets across the state. They often wouldn’t reopen until mid-May.


Free throws lift Ball State to 69-64 win over Longwood

The holidays weren’t quite finished for Ball State, which took advantage of 35 free trips to the free throw line to outlast Longwood, 69-64, Sunday afternoon at Worthen Arena.


UT Martin hands Longwood first home loss, 77-67

Deville Smith carried UT Martin through the second half and scored 13 of his 16 points over the final 20 minutes of the game to lead the Skyhawks to a 77-67 win over Longwood Saturday evening Willett Hall.


2014 Best Western Plus Caisson Shootout: Five of the nation’s top 10 postgrad teams at Fishburne Dec. 4-7

The 2014 Best Western Plus Caisson Shootout will be held at Fishburne Military School beginning Thursday, December 4 and running through Sunday, Dec. 7.


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New George Washington National Forest Plan balances multiple uses

Today, the U.S. Forest Service’s Southern Regional Forester released the Final Forest Plan that will direct management of the George Washington National Forest.


UVA pitching coach Karl Kuhn named Collegiate Baseball National Pitching Coach of the Year

UVA assistant coach Karl Kuhn has been named Collegiate Baseball’s 2014 National Pitching Coach of the Year, as announced Monday by the publication.


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#3 UVA women’s soccer earns #3 seed in ACC Tournament

The UVA women’s soccer team will be the No. 3 seed in the 2014 ACC Tournament, which will be heldNov. 7-9 at the UNCG Soccer Stadium in Greensboro, N.C.


Fishburne postgrad basketball in preseason Top 10

The Fishburne Military School postgraduate basketball team begins the 2014-2015 season ranked in the NextUp Recruits national top 10.


Fire up the message boards: And fire Mike London?

Fire Mike London, sure. Nuke the program, and start over. Get a new coach in to no doubt clean house to get his guys in, which will take at least four years to get Virginia football back on the road to respectability.


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Waynesboro among Top 20 cities on the rise in Virginia

From military bases in the north to agriculture in the south and computer chip manufacturing in between, Virginia is a state with a lively, diverse economy. The birthplace of the first American colony is home to a thriving economy that is No. 9 among states in its contribution to the nation’s GDP.


Wooten wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division event on Smith Mountain Lake

Thomas Wooten of Huddleston, Va., weighed a two-day total of 10 bass totaling 28 pounds, 12 ounces to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division Super Tournament on Smith Mountain Lake Sunday.


Virginia tourism revenues exceeded $21.5 billion in 2013

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia generated $21.5 billion in revenue from tourists in 2013, a 1.4 percent increase over 2012.


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Big second half pushes NC State past ODU, 46-34

Old Dominion led 21-18 at halftime but NC State scored 28 second half points to defeat the Monarchs 46-34 Saturday night at Carter-Finley Stadium.


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ACC men’s soccer notebook

A national-best six ACC squads earned NCAA bids in 2013. Three advanced to the NCAA College Cup, marking the 13th straight year with at least one league team in the semifinals.


Local merger, acquisition consultant recognized internationally

Richard K. Halterman II was recently recognized by Murphy Business & Financial Corporation, the largest privately owned business brokerage firm in North America, as one of the top 10 producing agents in a firm of over 250.


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VCU School of Engineering ranked No. 9 in doctoral degrees awarded to women

The American Society for Engineering Education has ranked the VCU School of Engineering as the nation’s No. 9 engineering school or university based on the percentage of doctoral degrees awarded to women.


JMU slugger Ty McFarland taken by Yankees in 10th round

JMU senior third baseman Ty McFarland (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) was selected by the New York Yankees in the 10th round with the 302nd overall pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Friday evening.


Video: Three ACC baseball teams in Top 10

Baseball America has just released its new top 25. Three ACC teams are in the top 10. The Cavs are again number one in the poll and number one in RPI. The Noles fall from four to six and the Hurricanes move up five places to join the top ten, after sweeping Clemson.


Chris Dillow wins Walmart Bass Fishing League event on Smith Mountain Lake

Chris Dillow Waynesboro, Va., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division tournament of 2014 on Smith Mountain Lake. For his victory, Dillow earned $6,796.


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Survey: High gas prices don’t affect driving habits

Motorists have grown significantly less likely to change their driving habits or lifestyle to offset gas prices, according to a new survey by AAA.


Virginia High School Fishing Championship headed to Smith Mountain Lake

The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 Virginia State High School Fishing Championship.


Chris Graham: Craig Littlepage reiterates support for Mike London

With spring practice looming, UVa. athletics director Craig Littlepage is doubling down on his vocal support for embattled football coach Mike London.


UVa. women’s basketball rallies, defeats Virginia Tech, 67-60

The UVa. women’s basketball team (8-7, 1-1 ACC) overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat Virginia Tech (10-5, 0-2 ACC) 67-60 Thursday night at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.


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Brain mosaic named a top discovery of 2013

Under the heading “Brain Exceptionalism,” NIMH Director Thomas R. Insel, MD, highlights the discovery of an unexpected variation in the genetic makeup of nerve cells in the brain.


Fishburne drops to #3 in national postgrad basketball poll

A narrow 95-93 loss at Hargrave Military Academy dropped the Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball team from the top of the NextUp Recruits Top 10 national poll this week. FMS (13-2) fell to #3 in the poll after the loss at #5 Hargrave on Dec. 11. The Caissons rebounded on Dec. 14 to win 96-81 over Ridgeview Prep.