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FUMA wins Caissons Classic at Fishburne Military School

Fork Union Military Academy topped the host Fishburne Military School Caissons in the championship game on Saturday to win the 15th annual Caissons Classic.


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Silver linings in Rolling Stone rape fiasco

Rolling Stone alleged a gang rape at UVA and now doubts its own report. I have no knowledge of the matter. Maybe the victim was completely honest. Maybe she was largely honest but too drunk, or just too traumatized, to remember which fraternity house she was in. Maybe she made it all up.


Rooftop solar finally cost competitive with grid in U.S.

Rooftop solar panels on have always been the province of well-to-do, eco-friendly folks willing to shell out extra bucks to be green, but that is all starting to change.


Cadence Inc. expands Rhode Island facility

The Cadence Inc. Cranston, Rhode Island facility celebrated its grand opening of the new 34,000-square-foot expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 30.


Cadence Inc. announces unaudited results of 2014

Cadence Inc. announced unaudited results for the first nine months of 2014 including a 37% increase in revenue compared to 2013 to $54.5 million.


Fishburne postgrad basketball in preseason Top 10

The Fishburne Military School postgraduate basketball team begins the 2014-2015 season ranked in the NextUp Recruits national top 10.


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.


Lawmakers applaud French decision to place delivery of warships to Russia on hold

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) and U.S. Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Bill Keating (D-MA) applauded the decision by the French government today to place on hold the delivery of two amphibious assault warships to Russia.


Biomedicine grad students deepen compassion through cross-cultural stints

The two-year-old MA in biomedicine program at Eastern Mennonite University is designed to teach its students to look at biomedicine from a broad, multi-faceted perspective.


Cadence Inc. acquires new capabilities, expands internationally

Cadence Inc., a leading contract manufacturer and maker of complex components and sub-assemblies for medical device and life sciences companies, today announced that it has acquired three operating business units of Plainfield Precision Holdings.


UCLA grad finds home in biomedicine program at EMU

Kristie Nguyen knew that Eastern Mennonite University would be smaller than UCLA, where she’d studied as an undergraduate, and figured that life in Harrisonburg, Va., would be considerably different from Orange County in Southern California, where she’d grown up.


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UVA Center for Politics: Crystal Ball, Politico announce new partnership

The University of Virginia Center for Politics and Politico are pleased to announce an exclusive media partnership to offer readers interactive ratings from Sabato’s Crystal Ball on Senate, House, and gubernatorial races.


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Kaine introduces Senate bill to improve women’s health in wake of Hobby Lobby

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine introduced the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act and protect coverage of other health services from employers who want to impose their beliefs on their employees by denying benefits.


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.


Earth Talk: Men’s health and the environment

A recently released report (“Men’s Health: What You Don’t Know Might Hurt You”) by the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) concludes that environmental exposures may have major negative impacts on men’s health as well, and outlines ways that guys can avoid some of the major risks.


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.


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.


Earth Talk: Driverless cars

Just a decade ago most of us wouldn’t have dreamed we’d live to see driverless cars whisking people around, but things are changing fast and analysts now think they will be common by 2020 and account for the majority of cars on the road by 2040.


Resource for comparing workers’ compensation laws available

An essential tool for researching and understanding the distinctions among workers’ compensation laws in all U.S. states and certain Canadian provinces is now available.


Earth Talk: Earth Day 2014

This coming April 22 will mark the 44th annual celebration of Earth Day, and the focus this year will be green cities.


Virginia Quilt Museum appoints curator

The Virginia Quilt Museum announces that Gloria Comstock has been appointed Curator/Registrar. As curator/registrar, Comstock is responsible for the care and record keeping of over 300 objects in the museum’s collection, which focuses on Virginia-made quilts.