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UVA women’s hoops dominates Longwood, 91-49

The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) improved to 5-0 at home with a 91-49 victory over Longwood (0-9) on Tuesday (Dec. 16) at John Paul Jones Arena.


UVA women’s basketball hosts Longwood on Tuesday

The UVA women’s basketball team (6-2) hosts Longwood (0-8) on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the first of three games this week for the Cavaliers.


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Marijuana, medical or otherwise, is on the horizon

Recreational marijuana laws were on the ballot in Alaska, Oregon, the District of Columbia and Florida. They passed comfortably in Alaska, Oregon and DC.


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Senate passes Sen. Warner’s initiative to eliminate unnecessary agency reports

Yesterday the U.S. Senate passed Sen. Mark R. Warner’s (D-VA) initiative to eliminate or modify more than 50 unnecessary, outdated or redundant reports to Congress produced by federal agencies every year.


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Sen. Tim Kaine leads congressional delegation to North Africa, Spain

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, concluded a two-day visit to Tunisia. Kaine is leading a Congressional delegation to Tunisia, Morocco and Spain.


Waynesboro YMCA SMAC Swim Team competes at YMCA Nationals

The Waynesboro YMCA Swim Team (SMAC) competed at the YMCA Long Course Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana from July 28-Aug. 1. Long course meets are swum in 50 meter pools – the same size that is used in the Olympics. SMAC was one of 193 Y swim teams competing in the National Meet. SMAC had it strongest showing in history scoring 82 total points and placing 22nd overall.


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Intel adopts Warner amendment to require report on cybersecurity threats

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today passed the bipartisan Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 by a vote of 12-3.


Comedy with a Taste of Jazz at Piedmont Virginia Community College

What do you get when you place some of the funniest national comedians and some of the most talented jazz musicians into a blender, turn the blender on then pour the contents into a glass?


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.


SMAC Swimming competes at the Speedo Grand Challenge

The Waynesboro Y Swim Team (SMAC) competed in the Speedo Long Course Grand Challenge from May 23-25 in Irvine, CA.


Earth Talk: Keeping our food safe and healthy

Although we have come a long way in recent years with regard to the safety and sustainability of our food supply, we still have a long way to go.


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Randy Forbes part of new Congressional Panama Canal Expansion Caucus

Congressman Randy Forbes (R-VA), Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AK), Congressman Nick Rahall (D-W.Va), and Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA) announced today the formation of the bipartisan Congressional Panama Canal Expansion Caucus.


Earth Talk: Apple Computer’s Green Initiatives

Long criticized for its lack of commitment to sustainability, Apple has really worked on turning things around over the past couple of years.


Eli Cook releasing fifth studio album, Primitive Son

Much to the anticipation of blues music aficionados worldwide, acclaimed blues guitarist Eli Cook will be releasing his new CD titled ‘Primitive Son’ on April 29, 2014 on Cleopatra Records.


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Data Transparency Summit to feature key legislators, executive branch oficials

Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Rob Portman (R-OH) will join with Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and key executive branch leaders to present a vision for delivering transparency in federal spending data at the first-ever “Data Transparency Summit” on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Union Market in Washington, D.C.


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Warner blasts Obama administration’s proposed edits to the DATA Act

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner raised concerns today about the Obama administration’s proposed changes to the bipartisan Digital Accountability and Transparency Act – also known as the DATA Act.


Andrew McKnight and Beyond Borders comes to WTA’s Gateway

The award winning Andrew McKnight and Beyond Borders will bring their exciting fusion of musical genres to WTA’s Gateway on Saturday, Jan. 25. The Saturday performance is sponsored by Jim Wilson and supported by a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts.


Andrew McKnight and Beyond Borders comes to WTA’s Gateway

The award winning Andrew McKnight and Beyond Borders will bring their exciting fusion of musical genres to WTA’s Gateway on Saturday, Jan. 25.