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UVA makes surprising discovery about irreplaceable nerve cells

- Meticulous new research from the UVA School of Medicine has changed a well-accepted scientific belief about neurons, the vital nerve cells that allow us to experience the world and record those experiences as memories in our brains.
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Staunton: Parks & Rec snags state award for NatureRidge

- Staunton Parks and Recreation has earned a state award from the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) for NatureRidge, a natural playground in Montgomery Hall Park. 

Politics

Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Warner, Kaine urge GSA to help federal workers manage new tax costs for relocation expenses

- U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine called on the General Service Administration to do more to help federal workers manage the burden of new taxes on relocation expenses.
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Andy Schmookler: What happened to those conservative patriots?

- I wonder how many of those who support Donald Trump as President, and who perhaps get their news from Fox, would be able to present even a few bits of the accumulated evidence that strongly suggests that Trump and his gang committed crimes in conspiracy with Putin’s Russia?

Events

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Join the Wayne Theatre for Christmas Cocktail Party, Home Tour

- Join the Wayne Theatre for its Christmas Cocktail Party Fundraiser on Nov. 30.
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Pamplin Historical Park celebrates #GivingTuesday

- This #GivingTuesday, Pamplin Historical Park will accept donations to support schools struggling with field trip transportation costs.

Sports

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Jane Miller announces retirement after 35-year career with UVA Athletics

- Jane Miller, a 35-year veteran of the Virginia athletics department as a head coach and administrator, announced today (Nov. 20) her retirement effective next spring.
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Vanderbilt hands Liberty its first loss

- Liberty was handed its first loss of the season as the Flames fell to SEC foe Vanderbilt 79-70 Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium.

Business

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What to choose: A real Dutch translator or machine translation? Quality versus speed?

- Translation is a crucial tool for communication between individuals, businesses, and their clients, between companies and between countries too.
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The requirements of a USCIS certified translation

- The key to any translation is the precision and attention to details it has been done with. The translation companies are all for offering, branding, and marketing as if they are the best agencies out there.

Books by Chris Graham

2018-19 uva basketball preview

UVA Basketball finished the 2017-18 season ranked at the top of the national polls, but then something happened at the end that we can’t talk about. Suffice it to say, the ‘Hoos enter the 2018-2019 season with motivation, and a talented roster that will have UVA back at the top of the polls again this winter. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham offers his insight and analysis on the ‘Hoos, breaking down the roster, the legacy of coach Tony Bennett, and how the loss to UMBC could fuel a run through March Madness.

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The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever

Chris Graham offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the pro wrestling business in his new book, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, the inside story of the 2011 Night of Legends, a live pay-per-view event featuring stars including WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and The Rock ‘n Roll Express that was met with almost universally negative reviews.

Just $3.49 on Amazon!


Mad About U: Four Decades of at University Hall, by Chris Graham and Patrick Hite, is a look at the players, coaches and memories of University Hall at the University of Virginia. From Barry Parkhill’s last-second shot to knock off No. 2 South Carolina to the early years of UVa. women’s basketball to the excitement of the early 1980s in the House that Ralph Built to the move to JPJ – it’s all here. Interviews with Terry Holland, Debbie Ryan, Jeff Lamp, Wally Walker, Dawn Staley, Jeff Jones, Richard Morgan, Bryant Stith, Bobby and Ricky Stokes, Val Ackerman, Craig Littlepage and many more.

Just $5.99 on Amazon!

Podcasts