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Virginia Tech researchers: Facebook plays vital role in reducing government corruption

A Virginia Tech researcher says Facebook is a vital tool against corruption in countries where press freedom is curbed or banned.


Facebook reminder helps increase Virginia voter registration

A significant increase in recent voter registration in Virginia was seen following registration reminders posted statewide by Facebook.


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Video: AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on Facebook

AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on this archived Facebook Live broadcast. Topics include the new UVA starting QB, the Joey Bosa contract nonsense, Finn Balor’s SummerSlam injury, plus your questions.


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Hillary for Virginia announces launch of new social media accounts

Today, Hillary for Virginia announced the launch of new Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Medium accounts to support Hillary Clinton.


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It has been forever since Virginia has beaten Virginia Tech

How long has it been since Virginia has beaten Virginia Tech in football? Well, you’re familiar with Facebook, of course. Facebook has come to be since the last time the Cavs beat the Hokies on the gridiron.


Marketing Class: Social Media Marketing After Facebook

It used to be relatively easy to market your business on Facebook. You started a business Facebook page, got people to like it, posted updates to the page about your business, people saw them, and you got sales.


Augusta Free Press Fall Marketing Classes Announced: Register now

Join Augusta Free Press at the Power Hour at Panera Bread in Waynesboro for our series of one-hour business classes.


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Tim Kaine to hold Facebook Q&A on ISIL

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will hold a Facebook Q&A to discuss the importance of passing a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIL.


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Marketing minute: Does Facebook work for small business anymore?

It used to be relatively easy to market your business on Facebook. You started a business Facebook page, got people to like it, posted updates to the page about your business, people saw them, and you got sales.


Your favorite social media platform: Still Facebook?

Facebook has its critics: individuals who chafe at the myriad changes in privacy settings, business owners who spent big bucks building like bases that they now have to spend more to be able to connect with.


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Mount Regis Center supports new suicide prevention feature on Facebook

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States with one suicide occurring, on average, every 13 minutes.


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House passes Water for the World Act

WaterAid today celebrates U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2013, H.R. 2901.


Staunton West End Alliance community meeting on Dec. 10

The Staunton West End Alliance will hold an open public meeting for West End Community members on December 10 from 6:30 – 8:30pm at Marquis Memorial Methodist Church on West Beverley Street.


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Randy Forbes: What I’m thankful for on Thanksgiving

In what ways do you appreciate being together on Thanksgiving?


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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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The Dark Side of Political Life: Five ways to promote civil discourse

Do we have to continue with “I’m okay and you’re an idiot” in our political life? The short answer is no, but getting there will not be easy.


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Project GROWS Harvest Party featuring the Berenstain Bears this Saturday

Project GROWS, a 501c3 non-profit educational farm located in Augusta County, will host its annual “FEASTival,” harvest party and open farm event this Saturday.


Shamrock Farms Augusta County milk plant opens its doors

Shamrock Farms announced on Friday the grand opening of its Augusta County milk plant. The plant officially opened yesterday with a small ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry, Todd P. Haymore.


Documentary on WWII prisoner of war camp in Virginia to debut Nov. 1

The documentary “In This Land: The Camp Lyndhurst Saga” will premiere on Saturday, November 1st at The Waynesboro Public LIbrary. This new feature documentary, from local independent film group Alpha Vision Films, explores a little known and fascinating chapter in Virginia history.


Arts Block Party to take over Downtown Lexington

A celebration of the arts in Lexington will take place Friday, October 3rd from 5 to 7:30pm with the Arts of Lexington Block Party.


Cherryvale United Methodist Church joins 30,000 churches in National Back to Church Sunday

“Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at Cherryvale United Methodist Church in Staunton, Virginia at 9:15 am on Sunday, Sept. 21.


#IceBucketChallenge claims Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham takes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. In addition to donating $100 to support ALS research, Chris took a bucket of actual ice to the head.


AFP’s Crystal Graham takes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Augusta Free Press LLC Vice President Crystal Graham took the ALS #IceBucketChallenge today. Augusta Free Press will donate $100 to ALS on her behalf and challenges other local businesses and individuals to match our donation! Clients, you are up!


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Charlottesville Fire, MDA kick off 80th annual Boot Campaign

Members of the City of Charlottesville Fire Department and Charlottesville Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 2363, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will host a special event to celebrate their 60-year partnership and kick off the fire fighters’ annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Charlottesville area.


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Secretariat descendants to descend on The Meadow for show

The Meadow Descendants Gathering at the new Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show will bring together 51 horses that are related to Secretariat or other Meadow Stable champions.