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Johnson, Weld nominated by Libertarians for president, veep

Two-term Massachusetts governor William Weld became the vice presidential nominee for the Libertarian Party.


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Massanutten Resort adds new talent to management team

Massanutten Resort, a four season resort located outside of Harrisonburg, Va., in the Shenandoah Valley, announced the hiring of three executives.


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University of Virginia unveils additional safety initiatives

A new police substation serving The Corner commercial district opens today on University Avenue near the 14th Street railroad bridge, a joint effort of the University of Virginia Police Department and the Charlottesville Police.


Richmond-based Fortune 500 companies awarded Virginia Fairness Accreditation

Equality Virginia has recognized five Richmond-based Fortune 500 companies – Altria, Capital One, CarMax, Dominion, and Genworth – for their commitment to making Virginia’s business climate conducive to economic success by encouraging and supporting diversity in the workplace.


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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.


Partnership to begin final renovation of Wayne Theatre

The I’s have been dotted, the t’s crossed, and the final phase of the restoration of the Wayne Theatre is set to begin.


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Augusta Health Foundation has banner first year

Each New Year’s Day is a time for both reflecting on the year past and focusing on the goals of the year to come. For the Augusta Health Foundation, 2014 was its first full year of operation, and one that included many firsts and significant accomplishments.


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UVA vice president Thomas Skalak named senior official of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Thomas Skalak, vice president for research at the University of Virginia, has been named the inaugural executive director for science and technology programs at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation in Seattle, officials announced Monday. The appointment is effective Feb. 1.


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UVA cell biologist to lead Microsoft founder’s $100 million cell science institute

UVA cell biologist Rick Horwitz has been named executive director of a new $100 million institute created by philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen to investigate and model the complex living machinery of cells.


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Two UVA faculty members named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Two faculty members are the first from the University of Virginia to be named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, an accolade created in 2010 to recognize those who invent or facilitate significant patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


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Virginia Tech’s ‘What Happened to the Dream?’ celebration honors Martin Luther King’s legacy

To remember the life and legacy of civil right leader Martin Luther King Jr., Virginia Tech will host, “What Happened to the Dream?”, a ten-day celebration beginning Jan. 19.


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Virginia Tech strengthens international travel procedures

A new international travel policy is scheduled to be implemented over the next 12 months, stepping up Virginia Tech’s commitment to the welfare of its faculty and students traveling overseas.


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Memo to CNN: Put the blame on torture where it lies

Wolf Blitzer and his colleagues at CNN have been risking shoulder separations patting Blitzer on the back for his tough questioning on Tuesday of Sen. Dianne Feinstein regarding the release of a Senate report on the CIA’s use of torture on terrorism suspects in the ‘00s.


Research on the struggles of teenage girls

In her doctoral research, Emily Peck-McClain gathered thoughts from 24 girls from New York area Methodist churches that were both profound and disturbing.


Chris A. Ghaemmaghami named Chief Medical Officer at UVA Medical Center

Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, MD, has been named chief medical officer for the University of Virginia Medical Center. He has served as the interim CMO since February.


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Virginia Tech president calls farmers ‘the ultimate entrepreneurs’

Virginia Tech President Dr. Timothy D. Sands told several hundred Virginia farmers that the partnership between U.S. agriculture and the nation’s land-grant universities “has never been stronger.”


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Bob Goodlatte: Secret Service reform needed

At a recent House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy called the security lapses that allowed an armed man to jump the fence and enter the White House “devastating.”


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President Obama, Defense Secretary Hagel comment on Hagel’s resignation

About a year ago, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was visiting our troops in the Republic of Korea thanking them for their service and answering their questions.


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Farm equipment on roads calls for driver cooperation

It’s harvest time for many Virginia farmers, and that means super-size farm vehicles are on the road in many communities. Virginia Farm Bureau is encouraging both farmers and motorists to exercise caution.


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Farming for the Next Generation is theme of Farm Bureau convention

More than 800 Farm Bureau producer members, voting delegates and guests from across Virginia will look toward the future of farming at this year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention.


Augusta Free Press Small Business Advertising Special: $200

December is the busiest retail month, and Augusta Free Press wants to help small businesses with an affordable flat fee to reach potential customers every day throughout the month!


CIT invests in Blue Triangle Technologies Inc.

The Center for Innovative Technology announced this week that its CIT GAP Funds closed an investment in Blue Triangle Technologies Inc., a Richmond-based company.


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Six-state healthcare system to deploy technology, services to reduce hospital readmissions

Bon Secours Health System has selected a combination of health management, patient engagement and care management technologies and services to help solve one of healthcare’s most pressing problems.


Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum announces new vice president, COO

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum announced today that Robin von Seldeneck will be assuming more of the management responsibilities at the Presidential Library with the title of vice president and chief operating officer.


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CSEMS announces new board appointments

Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc., a regional EMS planning and training body, announced that four current members were reelected and one new member has been selected to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.