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Clemson Press Conference: Cole Stoudt

ACC Football Kickoff interview with Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt.


Lynyrd Skynyrd at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg this weekend

With guitars wailing and fiery melodies blazing, Lynyrd Skynyrd will unleash their signature brand of Southern style rock on guests at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on July 20.


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White paper: The cybersecurity market is ripe for angel investment

The MACH37™ Accelerator released a white paper today highlighting the rapidly expanding market for IT security innovation, the attractiveness of this segment for early stage investment, and the benefits offered by vertical market-focused venture accelerators to angel investors who want to participate in the sector.


Marco’s Authentic Italian Pizza partnering with UVA great Ralph Sampson

WC Global Restaurant Partners LLC is a joint venture of WC Global Franchise Partners LLC and Tidewater Nutritional Discs LLC, and is led by NBA Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson, CEO of Winner’s Circle Enterprises.


Four Richmond Raiders named to All-PIFL teams

Kicker T.C. Stevens and offensive lineman Kynneth Moses led four Richmond Raiders who were selected to the All-PIFL first and second teams, the league announced today.


Skyland Resort, Big Meadows Lodge in Shenandoah National Park offer summer activities

Skyland Resort and Big Meadows Lodge in Shenandoah National Park are ready to welcome families this summer with an activity rich experience.


Earth Talk: Chemicals and obesity

Obesity is a huge problem in the U.S. and other industrialized countries. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity rates have doubled for American adults and tripled for kids and teenagers aged six through 19 since 1980. Today, 31 percent of American adults and 15 percent of youngsters are classified as overweight.


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AccuWeather: Tropical system forming off East Coast

AccuWeather reports a disturbance near Florida is forecast to strengthen and drift northward along the East Coast this week, spreading rough surf, gusty winds and drenching downpours.


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Report: The impact of fuel taxes on Virginia, Maryland, D.C.

Last year, lawmakers in Virginia made history by altering the state fuel tax rate formula. In a rejection of traditional transportation funding, Virginia became the first state to eliminate the conventional cents-per-gallon (cpg) fuel tax,and the District of Columbia followed suit.


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Relay Foods to add 25 jobs in Charlottesville

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today in the City of Charlottesville that Relay Foods (www.relayfoods.com) will expand its corporate headquarters and Charlottesville fulfillment center to accommodate increased local demand for its products and to support the company’s entry into new markets, including those beyond Virginia.


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McAuliffe announces grant to put long-term unemployed back to work

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a new $6 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) that will help hundreds of people across Virginia gain faster access to training for high-demand jobs.


Bookworks hosting signing for Laura Long

Bookworks in Staunton is hosting an event for poet / novelist Laura Long this Saturday afternoon.


Andy Schmookler: Duty means going beyond what we’d do for ourselves

Duty is an old-fashioned word. And as one who was part of the “counter-culture” more than forty years ago, I recall when such words were regarded with displeasure and even disapproval.


Earth Talk: Keeping polluters out of our neighborhoods

Attending planning & zoning or city council meetings is a first line of defense against letting polluters in. Be prepared by getting meeting agendas in advance and looking for red flags that can be discussed with the powers-that-be in person or at public sessions.


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Mark Obenshain: Passing a budget – finally

The General Assembly passed budget – finally! It’s coming about three months late, but the General Assembly just adopted a budget this evening.


UVA: Expanding access to bone marrow transplants

The UVA Cancer Center’s Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program has been designated as a National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be The Match® transplant center and now has access to the Be The Match Registry®, the world’s largest and most diverse bone marrow donor registry.


Fort Defiance native serves aboard USS Hawaii

A 2007 Mills Godwin High School and 2011 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate of Fort Defiance, VA., is serving aboard a U.S. Navy attack submarine, the USS Hawaii (SSN 776).


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Randy Forbes: Bergdahl-Taliban Trade Sets Bad Precedent

Sergeant Bergdahl is going home. But so are the Taliban. The Obama Administration’s decision to trade five detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center in exchange for POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has sparked concern and outrage across the country.


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Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters.


Skyland Resort, Big Meadows Lodge offer mid-week military discount

Skyland Resort and Big Meadows Lodge in Shenandoah National Park are proud to welcome military personnel and their families during the summer season with a special 20% mid-week lodging discount as a thank you for their outstanding courage and dedication to our country.


Celebrate National Trails Day® at Shenandoah National Park

Celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® in Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, June 7, 2014.


Poll: Americans want end to Afghanistan war

Despite polling that Americans think that the Afghanistan War was a mistake and is definitely not worth fighting, the Obama administration is poised to announce its plans to leave 9,800 troops and an unknown amount of contractors in the country after the end of this year.


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Redskins to hold joint practices in Richmond with New England Patriots

The Washington Redskins announced today that they will host joint training camp practices with the New England Patriots at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va. on Monday, Aug. 4 – Wednesday, Aug. 6.


Fort Defiance native serves aboard USS Hawaii

A 2009 Fort Defiance High School graduate is serving aboard a U.S. Navy attack submarine, the USS Hawaii (SSN 776). Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Howell is an electronics technician aboard the Hawaii-based boat.


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Lynchburg Hillcats drop series opener at Carolina, 10-3

Daniel Carroll hit his second home run in only 12 at-bats since joining Lynchburg, but Carolina used three home runs of its own to coast to a 10-3 victory over the Hillcats Monday evening at Calvin Falwell Field.


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Randy Forbes: We salute you

America’s freedom is formed by an intricate weaving together of threads, each one holding a distinct purpose. If one thread is pulled, the whole thing begins to unravel. You are a thread in our nation’s story of hope and freedom. We salute you.


Should WWE break up The Shield?

There has been talk for months that WWE is planning to break up The Shield. So to the question: should it be done?


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Final approval of $1.9 billion loan for rail to Dulles

The bipartisan Northern Virginia congressional delegation today announced that the Dulles Metrorail Project has received final approval for a nearly $1.9 billion low-interest, long-term federal loan.


Lt. Gov. Northam battles for Virginia’s National Guard

In preparation for today’s congressional hearing on proposed reductions to the National Guard, Lt. Gov. Ralph Norham sent a letter, in partnership with other lieutenant governors from throughout the country.


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Heart failure research IDs whom treatment will benefit — and why

Important new research from the University of Virginia Health System explains why patients with heart failure do or do not respond to a very effective form of treatment, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT).


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Live Well RVA study takes aim at obesity

A new study under way at Virginia Commonwealth University is focused on tackling obesity in young adults.


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Bob Goodlatte: An unaffordable mandate

It speaks volumes when one of the most vocal supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, says it will “destroy the foundation of the 40 hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle class” if not fixed. But that is what James Hoffa, president of the Teamsters union, made clear last year in a letter to Democratic leadership in Congress.


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Cellular Sales to expand workforce in Virginia

Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, is announcing its plans to greatly expand its workforce in Virginia this year.


JMU’s Kirby Burkholder signs free-agent deal with WNBA’s Washington Mystics

One day after the 2014 WNBA Draft, JMU women’s basketball senior guard Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) signed a free-agent contract with the Washington Mystics.


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Bob Goodlatte: Budgeting for the future

This week, the House of Representatives acted on a budget plan for Fiscal Year 2015, which begins on October 1, 2014. In addition to laying out a blueprint for federal spending, the budget process is also an opportunity to strengthen programs like Medicare and Social Security and expand pro-growth economic reforms like tax reform, domestic energy production, and regulatory reform.


Here we go again? Yet another report has Sting signing with WWE

For the zillionth time, we have a report that Sting has signed a deal with WWE, this time from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.


WWE stock dips: Weak WWE Network numbers, not Undertaker losing

WWE stock is down more than $5 today as of 12:55 p.m., and while fans will assume it’s because of The Undertaker losing to Brock Lesnar, ending The Streak, it’s actually something a little more troubling related to WWE Network.


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Salem Red Sox pound Myrtle Beach, 10-3, in season opener

Ryan Dent jacked a grand slam, three different Salem Red Sox hitters drew three walks apiece, and Brian Johnson tossed five quality innings to help the Sox crush Myrtle Beach 10-3 in the 2014 season opener.


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Program to fund new fight against childhood obesity

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, and Jake Steinfeld, Chair of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils announced today their collaboration to combat childhood obesity in Virginia.


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Yale slows pace, tops VMI, 76-62, in CIT semifinals

Rodney Glasgow had 20 points and seven assists, but the Yale Bulldogs put four players in double figures en route to a 75-62 win over the VMI Keydets in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT), contested Tuesday night at Lexington, Va.’s Cameron Hall.


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Randy Forbes: A real story behind ObamaCare

Obamacare has been mired in problems from the beginning. The poorly planned roll out of exchange websites left citizens frustrated and confused. In fact, as of February, 22,000 Americans have filed requests to fix errors in their health insurance coverage that occurred because of website glitches.


Bluegrass Night at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway presents an evening devoted exclusively to traditional bluegrass music on Friday, March 28. Back by popular demand is Blue Mountain Sunrise. The performance will begin at 8 pm at 329 West Main in Downtown Waynesboro.


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Robert Hurt: Working to rein in executive overreach

Our Founders crafted a Constitution with limited and enumerated powers for each of the three branches of government. Unfortunately, the executive branch has undertaken actions that reach far beyond the powers granted to it. Our Constitution prohibits the executive branch from choosing which laws it will enforce, yet these constitutional limits are being expressly ignored to the point where this Administration has effectively made law without congressional consent.


Shak Hill: Mark Warner waging War on Girls

Shak Hill, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Virginia, released a video today blasting Virginia’s incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner for waging a “War on Girls” and claiming that Warner supports so-called “gender-selective” abortion.


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Treating metastatic prostate cancer: Is the accepted approach wrong?

Contrary to the standard approach to treating metastatic prostate cancer, direct treatment of the primary tumor appears to prolong survival significantly, a new study suggests. The surprising findings have prompted the researchers to launch clinical trials that could upend the accepted treatment of the disease.