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Unhelmeted motorcyclist deaths at a 10-year high: Report

- So far in 2019, there have been seven motorcyclist deaths where the rider wasn’t wearing a helmet, which is a decade high for Virginia with more than a month left in the year.

Virginia Catalyst awards $3.3M toward cancer, life science research

- Virginia Catalyst has awarded $3.3 million in grants to six innovative life science and bioscience collaborations.

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Baby Shark Live! coming in 2020 with a show at Altria Theater

- Baby Shark Live! will continue to make a splash across North America and play over 70 cities this spring, including a show at Altria Theater in Richmond.



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UVA Football: Cavaliers get healthier on D during bye week

- Chris Moore is back, Heskin Smith is back and has had two weeks of practice. UVA Football is healthier after the bye week.


What UVA Basketball fans need to know about Vermont

- Vermont heads to JPJ for a Tuesday matchup with defending national champion UVA. One thing to know about the Catamounts: they know how to win. Vermont was 27-7 in 2018-2019, 27-8 in 2017-2018, 29-6 back in 2016-2017.

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Fredericksburg Nationals unveil new jerseys, Mary Washington logo

- The Fredericksburg Nationals have unveiled their new team jerseys and their official Mary Washington logo at an event celebrating Mary Washington’s 311th birthday at her former home in Downtown Fredericksburg.



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Tips to starting a virtual assistant business

- Among the different fields of freelancing, the virtual assistant business is considered as one of the best choices out there.

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- Bonus promotions are the most attractive part of playing at online casinos. They give you the chance to make some real money without making a deposit or to significantly increase your starting balance when you're playing with a low budget.

Study finds 80% of consumers make mobile purchases on smartphones

- A survey spanning 22,000 consumers across all age groups found that 80% of consumers have shopped on their smartphones.