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Accessibility for all: Sarah’s app idea

“People are afraid to go out because they’re struggling to do something. I want to make that not be the case. I want everyone to feel safe and comfortable.”

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Augusta County music scene: What to love, what it lacks

Augusta County is an area rich with musical history. From the Appalachian genre back in the early days of America to the Statler Brothers’ rise to fame in the 1950s, the region has fostered an array of talent.


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Staunton District Traffic Alert: Work schedule for May 27-31

- The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks.
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UVA partnering to improve HPV vaccination rates in Western Virginia

- UVA Health System is joining a coalition of healthcare organizations to improve vaccination rates in western Virginia for human papillomavirus (HPV), a leading cause of cancer.


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The 7 Most Memorable Games in University Hall History

I know, in coming up with this list of the seven most memorable games in University Hall history, that I’m risking leaving out an obvious important game, and getting shredded for it on social media.

UVA Basketball Recruiting Update: ‘Hoos in market for OAD big man?

Beware the clickbait: I’m talking Mamadi Diakite here.


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#3 UVA rallies, tops #2 Duke, 13-12, in OT: Advances to NCAA lacrosse title game

- Ian Laviano scored 51 seconds into the second overtime to lift #3 UVA to a 13-12 win over #2 Duke in a national semifinal matchup Saturday.

Photo Gallery: The University Hall implosion

- Photos by Dan Grogan from today's implosion of University Hall, the home to UVA Basketball from 1965-2006.


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Governor Northam designates May 19-25 as Virginia Agriculture Week

Governor Ralph Northam has issued a proclamation declaring the week of May 19–25 as Virginia Agriculture Week in the Commonwealth.

Book launch for Team of Destiny at New Dominion Bookstore on June 22

New Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville will host the official book launch for Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham’s new book, Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, on Saturday, June 22, from 7-8 p.m.


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How air freight forwarding can help streamline your business

- Running a business involves a lot of activities. You will need to transport raw materials from their source to your manufacturing plant, and deliver finished products to your clients.
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Everything you need to know about Pay Per Head industry

- The Pay Per Head industry is gaining tremendous popularity. The industry has proven itself to be more cost-effective and convenient. It has revolutionized the gambling industry.