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#18 Oklahoma tops George Mason, 61-43

No. 18 Oklahoma snapped George Mason’s two-game winning streak on New Year’s Eve, defeating the Patriots 61-43 in the Lloyd Noble Center to remain perfect on its home court.


About time: U.S., Cuba normalizing relations

Talk about something that was long overdue. The U.S. and Cuba are finally, after 53 years, taking steps to normalize relations.


UVA basketball remains perfect: But has work to do

Eighth-ranked UVA didn’t look like one of the best teams in the country this weekend in Brooklyn in winning the Barclays Center Classic. But the Cavs did more than enough to take home the tournament title in wins over LaSalle and Rutgers, and also get some quality work in toward their end goal.


Catching up with UVA basketball legend Sean Singletary

Sean Singletary’s jersey hangs in the rafters at the John Paul Jones Arena, but he hasn’t been back for a game at his old stomping grounds since graduating in 2008.


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Bridgewater College inducts five into its athletics Hall Of Fame

Five former Bridgewater College standout student-athletes were inducted into the College’s Athletic Hall of Fame at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet held Friday evening.


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Legal action to force Ebola quarantine: Really?

Kaci Hickox has not been diagnosed with Ebola, but that seems to be immaterial as the two governors, the Centers for Disease Control and state health officials have been falling over themselves to try to appear to be doing everything they can to prevent the spread of a disease that has seen a grand total of two people stricken inside the U.S. borders.


How Ray Rice plays in the NFL in 2015

Ray Rice is only on the sidelines in a figurative sense. The former Baltimore Ravens running back remains on the NFL indefinite suspension list in the aftermath of the release of security-camera footage showing him punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, in a New Jersey elevator in February.


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The Secret Service used to value POTUS a little more

My first experience with the Secret Service came in 1998. A cub reporter for The News Virginian in Waynesboro, Va., I got the assignment to cover a visit by President Bill Clinton to Wintergreen, just down the Blue Ridge Parkway.


Wayne Theatre construction update

I remember being told, “Nothing comes for free.” I can attest to the validity of that. The Wayne Theatre qualifies for $3,000,000 in tax credits. At one time this infusion of funds for worthy projects seemed like ‘free money.’


nfl football

How much deeper can Roger Goodell, NFL dig this hole?

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell insists that no one in the league office saw the videotape that shows Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, until Monday, when TMZ published the video to its website.


Husband and wife each running for Congress in Virginia

Dr. Ken and Elaine Hildebrandt made Virginia history this year as the first husband and wife on the ballots for Congress.


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U.S. farm production expenditures and farmland values rise

American farmers spent $367.3 billion to run their businesses in 2013, according to a farm production expenditure report published recently by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.


Independent film shooting in Richmond stars Corbin Bernsen and Shirley Jones

The Virginia Film Office announced today that the family-friendly film On The Wing is currently filming in the Richmond area.


Chris Graham: Trolls

Zelda Williams, the daughter of the late comic actor Robin Williams, who died this week by suicide, is deleting her Twitter and Instagram accounts, maybe forever, because of trolls who insisted on using those media to send her photos of a corpse from a Spanish morgue taken in 2012 and insisting it was her father.


Need-to-know football rules changes for 2014 season

Since 2011, The National Football Foundation (NFF) has partnered with Rogers Redding, the national coordinator of College Football Officiating (CFO), to help generate awareness for the rule changes in college football through a series of regular columns distributed by the NFF.


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McAuliffe announces grand opening of Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the grand opening of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, VA-Tenn. The Smithsonian Institution-affiliated museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the 1927 Bristol Sessions and their lasting influence on American popular music.


Erik Kratz

EMU, Waynesboro Generals alum Erik Kratz traded to Kansas City

For the second time in less than eight months Erik Kratz has been traded, this time to the Kansas City Royals.


Potomac Nationals

Rick Ankiel named to Potomac Nationals Hall of Fame

The Potomac Nationals are honored to announce the induction of former Major League Baseball veteran left-handed pitcher and outfielder, Rick Ankiel into the club’s Hall of Fame.


Press Conference: Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer

Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer talks with reporters at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff in Greensboro, N.C.


Press Conference: Georgia Tech’s Shaquille Mason and Quayshawn Nealy

ACC Football Kickoff interviews with Georgia Tech’s Shaquille Mason and Quayshawn Nealy.


healthcare

WCRI releases new edition of medical price index for workers’ compensation

Today, the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) released the sixth edition of its annual Medical Price Index for Workers’ Compensation (MPI-WC).


business

Report: Texas drug formulary has potential to reduce costs

A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines how a Texas-like closed drug formulary might affect the prevalence and costs of drugs in 23 other state workers’ compensation systems that do not currently have a drug formulary.


healthcare

Report: Cost of surgeries in ASCs vs. hospitals

A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute examines how the payments for common workers’ compensation surgeries conducted at ASCs compare with the payments for similar surgeries performed at hospital outpatient settings.


healthcare

Study: Payments to ambulatory surgery centers

A new 23-state study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) shows that prices paid to ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) in some states were triple that in other states – due to state price regulation or the absence thereof.


business

Virginia ranks high in business friendliness survey

Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today released new data showing that Virginia earned the highest possible grade for overall business friendliness, the regulatory environment, and the ease of licensing programs.


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Gio Gonzalez struggles in rehab, but P-Nats rally, win

LHP Gio Gonzalez tossed 3.2 innings in his first ML rehab start since being traded to Washington. Gonzalez allowed eight earned runs in his start, surrendering seven hits and four walks. He was limited to 65 pitches.


Allen Tasslimi: Why Tehran’s media broke the MEK taboo

Iran’s mass media are tightly controlled by the regime’s Ministry of Intelligence. This includes 16 nation-wide and 34 provincial TV channels, in addition to 10 satellite channels with a global reach.


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Washington Redskins name Alex Santos director of player personnel

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named Alex Santos as Director of Pro Personnel.


business

Report: Narcotic use among injured workers in 25 states

A new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) found that the amount of narcotics used by an average injured worker in Louisiana and New York was striking.


UVA Athletics

ACC champ UVa. adds Marial Shayok for 2014-15 season

Guard Marial Shayok (Ottawa, Canada/Blair Academy) has signed a financial aid agreement with the UVa. men’s basketball program, head coach Tony Bennett announced Monday (May 5).