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Warner, Kaine tout Virginia defense dollars

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine today applauded passage by the Senate Appropriations Committee of the $549.3 billion defense spending bill for fiscal year 2015, which includes funding for top defense priorities for Virginia.


Battlefields Foundation presents conference on 1864 Shenandoah Campaign

In late 1864, the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley came to its thunderous climax. From May to July of that year, Confederate forces under Gen. Jubal A. Early had continued to make the region a “Valley of humiliation” for the Union.

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Sen. Warner on Veterans Affairs nominee

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) today applauded the nomination of former Procter & Gamble CEO and Army veteran Robert A. McDonald to serve as U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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President Obama on new Veterans Affairs nominee

I know how deeply you care about our veterans. Many of you are veterans yourselves — veterans serving veterans. You help them transition to civilian life, go to college, buy their first home, start a new business.

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Two more Democratic state legislators resign

Democratic State Dels. Robert Brink and Algie Howell announced their resignations from the Virginia House of Delegates on Friday.


EPA extends comment period on proposed waters rule

The EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers have extended the public comment period for a proposed rule that defines the waters of the United States that fall under the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act.


Bipartisan Senate group urges VA fix

A bipartisan group of nine U.S. Senators called on the Obama Administration today to accept private sector assistance in fixing the broken Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) scheduling system.

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam: Statement on Memorial Day

Today I ask all Virginians to take a moment and reflect on the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to our country and died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

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Kaine hails win for Virginia in defense bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today praised the committee’s Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act.


Virginia projects included in Senate water bill

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) today announced Senate passage of the House-approved Water Resources Development Act, sending the bipartisan legislation to the President for his signature.

McAuliffe announces appointment of new adjutant general of Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that U.S. Army Colonel Timothy Paschal Williams will become the next Adjutant General of the Virginia.


‘Ditch the Rule’ campaign asserts farmers’ challenge to proposed waters rule

Farmers and ranchers across the nation recognize that their ability to farm could be negatively affected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed “Waters of the United States” rule.

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UVa. men’s tennis heads to Georgia for Sweet 16

The fourth-seeded UVa. men’s tennis team begins play at the 2014 NCAA Championships on Friday as men’s round of 16 play is held at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia.

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#4 UVa. men’s tennis defeats Army in NCAA first round

The fourth-ranked Virginia men’s tennis opened play in the 2014 NCAA Tournament with a 4-0 win over Army Saturday at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.

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Randy Forbes: Signposts

Our Constitution serves as a similar type of signpost, providing valuable markers as we move forward as a nation. Just as the signposts on the beach, the articles and amendments in our Constitution serve as markers, reminding us of our purpose and place as a nation.

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Defending NCAA champ UVa. men’s tennis hosts NCAA tourney

The reigning NCAA champion UVa. men’s tennis team will begin its quest for another title this weekend by hosting first and second round action of the 2014 NCAA Tournament Saturday and Sunday at the Snyder Tennis Center.

Wanted man arrested in Waynesboro after foot chase

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Ruckersville man on multiple charges after a brief foot chase Thursday evening that ended near the Salvation Army.

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UVa. to host NCAA Women’s, Men’s Tennis Regionals

For the fifth consecutive year, both the UVa. men’s and women’s tennis teams will host NCAA Tournament first and second round play at the Snyder Tennis Center. The women’s regional will be Friday-Saturday, May 9-10, while the men’s regional is set for Saturday-Sunday, May 10-11.

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast set for Saturday

The annual Waynesboro Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday,April 12, at the First Baptist Church on South Wayne Avenue, in Waynesboro.

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Robert Hurt: A victory for job creation in Virginia’s Fifth District

Last week’s March Jobs Report once again demonstrated that this administration’s policies are hindering the dynamic economic and job growth we so desperately need.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshops

There are three Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) Workshops for people with diabetes, caregivers and family members scheduled to begin soon and you are encouraged to promote these to your friends and family and also consider attending.

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Robert Hurt; Honoring the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans

Last week, Arthur Ordel of Albemarle County and Robert L. Sales of Amherst County each received the French Legion of Honor as a token of gratitude for helping liberate France from Nazi German occupation.


Shenandoah University professor to run 100 miles for scholarships

For many, running 100 miles is an impossibility. For Shenandoah University professor Joe Lovinsky, it’s just another way to prove he doesn’t quit. Or perhaps he’s just plain stubborn.

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Tim Kaine invites Fort Lee servicemember to State of the Union

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine announced that his guest at tonight’s Presidential State of the Union Address will be Army Staff Sergeant Tammy Brown.


Warner, Kaine trumpet wins for Virginia in budget bill

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner Tim Kaine applauded passage of the Fiscal Year 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which provides discretionary funding for the federal government through the end of the fiscal year.

Four-star wideout commits to UVa.

Four-star wide receiver Jamil Kamara (Bishop Sullivan) committed to UVa. at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday. The 6’2” Kamara chose UVa. over Wisconsin and Pitt. He becomes the 16th member of Virginia’s 2014 recruiting class.


VMI falls to Army, 80-74

The VMI Keydets had cut a double-digit deficit down to just one with under five minutes to go, thanks to five straight points by Stan Okoye, but the Army Black Knights answered with a 6-0 run and went on to defeat the Keydets, 80-74, in the third-place game of the All-Military Classic, contested Sunday in Charleston, S.C.

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Ninth-inning rally falls short, ending UVa.’s season

The Virginia Cavaliers (39-19-1) ninth inning rally fell short and their season came to a close as the Oklahoma Sooners (40-23) escaped with a 5-4 victory on Sunday evening

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UVa. wins NCAA opener

The Virginia Cavaliers used a three-run double by Branden Cogswell in the bottom of the sixth inning to separate itself in a 9-1 victory over the Army Black Knights

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UVa. opens regional play on Friday

The Virginia baseball team opens NCAA tournament competition at 11 a.m. Friday when it plays host to Army in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional at Davenport Field

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UVa. earns top seed in NCAA first-round regional

The Virginia baseball team will open the NCAA Tournament Friday when it plays host to Army at Davenport Field

Army rolls past Longwood, 96-77

Longwood University dropped a 96-77 men’s basketball decision on the road at the United States Military Academy (Army) of the Patriot League Tuesday night in West Point, New York. The Lancers (4-11) trailed 51-30 at halftime and never recovered while led by senior Jeremiah Bowman|Washington, D.C. (Harcum JC) with 17 points, a career-high and game-high […]

Army rallies past VMI, 22-17

Staff Report Army junior slotback Patrick Mealy’s 17-yard touchdown run with 8:58 remaining in the fourth quarter helped Army rally past VMI, 22-17, Saturday afternoon at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y. The Black Knights held off VMI’s upset bid and snapped a three-game losing skid while moving to 4-6. The Keydets, who had knocked […]