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Women’s basketball: UVA tops Virginia Tech, 62-47, in ACC opener

The UVA women’s basketball team (11-3, 1-0 ACC) opened Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 62-47 victory at Virginia Tech (9-6, 0-2 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 4) in a Commonwealth Clash game in Blacksburg, Va.


The new skinny on dietary fat

Going “fat-free” might seem like an effective, safe way to lose weight when considering that fat contains nine calories per gram, compared to four calories per gram in carbohydrates and proteins.


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UVA women’s basketball opens ACC play at Virginia Tech

The UVA women’s basketball team (10-3, 0-0 ACC) begins Atlantic Coast Conference play when it plays at Virginia Tech (9-5, 0-1 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. in Blacksburg, Va.


Longwood basketball expands broadcast reach

The Longwood basketball programs will receive unprecedented broadcast coverage this season, giving Lancer fans several options to follow the team for the rest of the 2014-15 seasons.


Longwood rally comes up short In 82-72 overtime loss At Winthrop

In the end, Keon Moore was too much. On an afternoon when Longwood rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit and forced overtime in one of the Big South’s most difficult arenas, Winthrop’s redshirt junior forward scored 27 points to lift the Eagles to an 82-72 New Year’s Eve win in Winthrop Coliseum.


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New Year’s Resolutions for UVA basketball, football, baseball

What a year 2014 was for UVA sports. The baseball team was two innings away from a College World Series title, the basketball team won the ACC Tournament and was a #1 seed in the Big Dance, men’s soccer won a national title, women’s soccer was the national runner-up. And then … football.


Bath Community Senior Center Christmas luncheon

Twenty-four Bath Senior Center Members attended a Christmas Luncheon hosted by Virginia Chapel United Methodist Church on December 8.


No. 24 JMU women’s basketball tripped up, 66-62, at Vanderbilt

In the final non-conference game of the season, No. 24 James Madison women’s basketball suffered a 66-62 setback at Vanderbilt on Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium despite a career high 21 points by junior guard Ashley Perez (Manchester, Conn./Manchester (St. John’s)).


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#UVA women’s basketball finishes non-conference slate with a 72-66 win over Drexel

The UVA women’s basketball team (10-3) finished the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 72-66 victory over Drexel (6-5) on Monday (Dec. 29) in the final game of the 2014 Cavalier Classic Presented by Holiday Inn University Area.


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UVA women’s basketball falls to Davidson, 67-57

The UVA women’s basketball team (9-3) lost at home for the first time this season, falling 67-57 to Davidson (4-8) in the first day of the Cavalier Classic Presented by Holiday Inn University Area tournament at John Paul Jones Arena.


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President Obama on the end of combat mission in Afghanistan

Statement by President Obama on Sunday on the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan.


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UVA women’s basketball hosts Cavalier Classic

On Sunday (Dec. 28) and Monday (Dec. 29), the Virginia women’s basketball team will finish off its 2014 non-conference schedule by hosting the 2014 Cavalier Classic Tournament, presented by the Holiday Inn University Area.


Former Longwood soccer player impacting Farmville youth with Beyond The Numbers Club

Under normal circumstances, the question would not have alarmed Longwood women’s soccer player Amelia McConnell. But the circumstances that one night during her freshman year were anything but normal.


Mother, daughter arrested in Waynesboro Walmart incident

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a mother and daughter team after a routine encounter at Walmart between the mother and a police officer evolved into an incident of theft, false identification and both women under arrest.


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U.S. sinking into lawlessness: And why might that be?

Conservative commentators are telling us in the wake of the senseless murders of two New York City cops on Saturday that the U.S. is about to sink into lawlessness because of the poisoned atmosphere surrounding ongoing protests of police killings of civilians in Missouri, Staten Island, Cleveland and a growing list of American cities.


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Paid family leave: An employee benefit that benefits employers

Employers might want to provide paid family leave, but feel that the business can’t afford to. Luckily there is a solution. Just over one year ago, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced the FAMILY Act that would create a national paid family leave insurance program.


UVA women’s basketball blows past hapless Howard, 74-53

The UVA women’s basketball team (9-2) closed out a three-game week with a 74-53 victory over Howard (1-11) on Sunday (Dec. 21) at John Paul Jones Arena.


JMU women’s basketball rolls past Hampton, 85-53

Opening the game on a 25-7 run, the James Madison women’s basketball team cruised to an 85-53 victory over Hampton on Saturday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center.


UVA women’s basketball holds off Saint Mary’s, 62-49

The UVA women’s basketball team (8-3) earned a 62-49 victory over Saint Mary’s (7-3)on Friday (Dec. 19) at John Paul Jones Arena in the second game of a three-game week for the Cavaliers.


UVA women’s basketball hosts Saint Mary’s Friday night

The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) hosts Saint Mary’s (7-2) on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena, the second game in a three-game week for the Cavaliers.


Waynesboro artist Don Whitson featured at Shenandoah Valley Art Center in January

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of January will present the watercolor paintings of Waynesboro artist, Don Whitson.


Staunton Parks and Recreation Department receives multiple awards

The Staunton Parks and Recreation Department received three state awards at the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) Annual Awards Presentation at the VRPS Annual Conference on Monday, December 8.


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Planned Parenthood applauds Governor’s Medicaid announcement

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia praised the announcement by Governor McAuliffe to include funding for Medicaid expansion in his budget as demonstrating his commitment to the 400,000 hardworking Virginians in need of affordable healthcare.


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UVA study: Breast density helps better predict breast cancer risk

A new study from UVA Cancer Center found that adding a measurement of breast density better predicts women’s risk for breast cancer. I


UVA women’s hoops dominates Longwood, 91-49

The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) improved to 5-0 at home with a 91-49 victory over Longwood (0-9) on Tuesday (Dec. 16) at John Paul Jones Arena.