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ODU vs. Marshall on Oct. 4 set for noon on Fox Sports Net

The ODU home contest against Marshall on Saturday, Oct. 4 will be at noon on Fox Sports Net, Conference USA announced on Monday.


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Card stunt, storify page planned for ODU-MTSU football game

ODU football will host its historic Conference USA home opener on Friday, Sept. 26 against Middle Tennessee and the ODU Athletic department has several exciting events planned for fans attending the game.


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State Fair of Virginia to host NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition powered by USA Football

Young football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their skills when Joey’s Hot Dogs hosts an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Oct. 3 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the State Fair of Virginia.


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Last-second field goal lifts ODU to 45-42 win over Rice

Ricky Segers kicked a 25-yard field goal with no time left, as ODU pulled out a 45-42 victory at Rice in the Monarchs’ first Conference USA game in school history.


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ODU Football News and Notes: Vaughan, D.J. Simon honored

ODU senior Antonio Vaughan was named the College Football Performance Awards National Punt Returner of the Week, the CFPA announced on Tuesday.


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Game Notes: ODU football at Rice

Old Dominion University football travels to defending Conference USA Champion Rice, on Saturday Sept. 20 as the Monarchs take on the Owls in their first C-USA game in school history.


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Herring brings $1.15B suit against banks for defrauding Virginia taxpayers

Attorney General Mark Herring today announced a historic lawsuit against some of the largest commercial banks in the world for fraud committed against Virginia taxpayers during the height of the real estate bubble.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks to the media on Monday. ODU (2-1) plays Rice (0-2) on Saturday.


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UVA golfer Denny McCarthy shoots 64, leads US to World Amateur Team title

UVA senior men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) got off to an amazing start during his final round at the World Amateur Team Championships to help the U.S. team win the event and defend its Eisenhower Trophy.


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UVA golfer McCarthy helps US team grab lead at World Amateur Team Championship

UVA senior men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) shot 4-under 67 at the World Amateur Team Championships to help Team USA take the lead after 54 holes of play.


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UVA Sports Notebook: Field hockey, tennis, golf news

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (3-2) opens up ACC action on Friday, Sept. 12, hosting No. 11 Louisville (4-0) at 6 p.m. at University Hall Turf Field.


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Shenandoah University assistant baseball coach steps down

Shenandoah University Head Baseball Coach Kevin Anderson announced Tuesday that assistant baseball coach David Jenkins ’07 has resigned.


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UVA Sports Notebook: Tennis in preseason rankings, golf news

The UVA men’s tennis team had six individuals receive preseason singles rankings Monday (Sept. 8) from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.


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UVA swimmers Smith, Bartholomew named to USA Swimming National Team

Two members of the UVA women’s swimming and diving team, junior Courtney Bartholomew and sophomore Leah Smith, have been named to the 2014-15 USA Swimming National Team roster.


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The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival comes to Harrisonburg

Wild Virginia is proud to be hosting the Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival “On Tour.” The Festival will be held in Harrisonburg at the Court Square Theatre on Monday, September 29, 2014 (41-F Court Square).


Water Country closes for the season

There are just a few days left to experience Water Country USA’s newest family-thrill attraction Colossal Curl®, plus the park’s vast array of attractions that includes 42 water slides, refreshing pools, lazy rivers and kid-friendly play areas.


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#3 UVA men’s soccer hosts #25 ODU Friday

The third-ranked UVA men’s soccer team opens its 2014 regular season at 8 p.m. Friday against No. 25 Old Dominion at Klöckner Stadium.


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Jim Bennett: Keep Burger King in the USA

The best government response to the “inversion” of Burger King with Canada’s Tim Hortons Inc. for the purpose of avoiding US taxes is the opposite of what you might think. Rather than club Burger King over the head with yet more tax avoidance rules, don’t tax Burger King – or its ilk – at all.


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Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline calls for new members, volunteers

Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline is making its back-to-school push for girls and adult volunteers to join Girl Scouts, the country’s preeminent leadership development organization for girls.


SMAC, Waynesboro Y swimmer to make second appearance in world championships

Jessie Arnold, a member of the SMAC swim team at the Waynesboro Family YMCA, will make her second appearance in the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championship.


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Former Marshall running back Grooms joins Liberty program

Liberty head football coach Turner Gill has announced the addition of former Marshall running back Kevin Grooms to the football program.


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Washington Redskins make roster moves

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent safety Da’Mon (Day-mun) Cromartie-Smith and waived cornerback Peyton Thompson. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


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Former UVA swimmer Matt McLean wins 200m free national championship

Former UVA swimming standout Matt McLean (Class of 2011) won the men’s 200-meter freestyle national title at the Phillips 66 National Championships Thursday (Aug. 7) at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Complex.


Mariners’ Museum receives key components from Oracle’s America’s Cup winner

The Mariners’ Museum has received a donation of key components from the 2013 America’s Cup-winning Oracle Team USA catamaran.


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ODU football sells out season tickets for sixth straight year

ODU athletics announced Friday that football season tickets are sold out for the sixth straight year, however fans still have the ability to purchase Flex Tickets, which provide a ticket to every home game in varied seat locations throughout the stadium.


Bipartisan group fights deceptive labeling of imported crab meat

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA-1) urged the Administration to include fraudulent labeling of crab meat in its efforts to combat fishing and seafood fraud.


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Sinclair Broadcasting Group, COX to televise ODU football

Conference USA announced last week that four ODU football games this fall will be televised nationally by the Sinclair Broadcast Group.


ACC, USA Football join forces in promotion of player safety

The ACC today joined more than two dozen leading organizations across medicine, child advocacy and athletics to partner with USA Football by endorsing the independent nonprofit’s Heads Up Football® program.


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ODU picked fifth in C-USA East in preseason football poll

ODU football was picked to finish fifth in the seven-team Conference USA East Division, C-USA Announced on Wednesday.


JMU names Ta’ Frias director of women’s track and field, cross country

James Madison University has named Ta’ Frias as the Director of the Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country programs, JMU Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced today.


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Glen Terrell: The IRS must go!

To aware citizens it’s crystal clear: THE IRS MUST GO! There is no place for an institution like the IRS in a society of free people such as the citizens of the USA.


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ODU QB Taylor Heinicke named to Maxwell Award Watch List

Old Dominion University quarterback Taylor Heinicke was named to the 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List given to the College Football Player of the Year by the Maxwell Club.


Our World Cup is over: But this one felt different, didn’t it?

Another World Cup has come and gone for USA Soccer. Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to Belgium in the Round of 16 was disappointing to millions of fans, most of them bandwagon jumpers, like me.


Tips for staying safe this Fourth of July weekend

We have a special weekend coming up in the USA. The Fourth of July is a great reason to get out the grill and invite family, friends and neighbors for a picnic. Just be careful you don’t invite an unwanted guest: foodborne illness.


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UVA releases 2014 men’s soccer schedule

It’s football, but the kind that UVA can win at. Virginia men’s soccer head coach George Gelnovatch announced the program’s 2014 schedule Monday. The 16-game regular-season schedule features nine home matches, including a Sunday, Sept. 21 match with reigning national champion Notre Dame.


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Report: The impact of fuel taxes on Virginia, Maryland, D.C.

Last year, lawmakers in Virginia made history by altering the state fuel tax rate formula. In a rejection of traditional transportation funding, Virginia became the first state to eliminate the conventional cents-per-gallon (cpg) fuel tax,and the District of Columbia followed suit.


USA vs. Germany in the World Cup at The Paramount

Back by popular demand, The Paramount will show the USA vs. Germany game of the World Cup on Thursday, June 26 at 12 pm. USA and Germany will face off at Arena Pernambuco, Recife.


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Kim McCall named softball coach at Bridgewater

Following a nationwide search, Bridgewater College Director of Athletics Curt Kendall has announced the hiring of Kim McCall as the Eagles’ new head softball coach.


Bloomaker to expand Augusta County operations

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Bloomaker USA Inc. (www.bloomaker.com) will expand its existing horticulture operation, located in Waynesboro.


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Medicaid expansion to help working individuals in Virginia

Almost 60 percent of the 360,000 Virginians who would benefit from the state’s Medicaid expansion—roughly 212,000 residents—are working Virginians employed in occupations that most people rely on daily and are critical to the state’s economy.