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Forced to play the PR game: Cops, teachers

NYPD cops literally turning their backs on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as part of their effort to gain the upper hand in labor contract negotiations are playing a hand we’ve seen played by another group that is masterful at getting attention to its plight for more pay: teachers.


Why is everybody dumping on Robert Griffin III?

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is this generation’s Ryan Leaf, the second pick behind a once-in-a-generation QB going bust. Except that he’s not Ryan Leaf, or anything close to it.


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Eat less and move more: The secret to losing weight, changing your life

People ask me all the time, How did you do it? This time last year, I weighed in at 275 pounds. I’m down to 177 as I write this, just short of 100 pounds off that high, or depending on your perspective, that low, low point.


David Swanson: We must always have war because magic

This advertisement for permanent war appeared in my local newspaper today. By pointing out this fact I am neither opposing working with religious groups that favor peace nor asserting that Martin Luther King Jr. was a warmonger.


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Mark Warner: Political damaged goods?

As of Tuesday, about 7 p.m. or so, Mark Warner was still the Democrat with the magic touch in “real Virginia,” the Harvard-educated lawyer who embraced NASCAR, beloved out this way for getting Virginia Tech Hokies football into the ACC.


Mike London can still save his job: All he has to do is beat FSU

The conventional wisdom is that Mike London came into the 2014 season knowing that there was a magic number that would keep him employed at the University of Virginia.


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When do we start looking ahead to 2016?

The 2016 presidential election is two years away. Hard to believe, ain’t it? I mean, didn’t we just have one of them presidential elections?


laughter is sacred space

Playwright and actor Ted Swartz brings music, comedy and storytelling to conversation about sexuality, faith and family

Three is a magic number, says veteran actor and playwright Ted Swartz. “That’s true in baseball, theater and comedy,” he says. “I generally listen when things come in threes.”


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September River City Radio Hour has magic, country

The September River City Radio Hour regulars Boogie Kings and the First Lady of Comedy, Marsha Howard will be joined by John-Robert Rimel, a country-singer phenomenon, and the Amazing Man of Magic, Peter Monticup.


WVPT preps for annual Kids’ Book Festival

The 9th Annual WVPT Kids’ Book Festival comes to The John Paul Jones Arena Sunday, September 28th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


September Special at the Waynesboro YMCA!

Who needs videos or magic pills? Join the Waynesboro YMCA in September and get half off your joiners fee, join with a friend and pay no joiners fee, and if you work out actively at the Y for three months, get January 2015 free!


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Richmond Flying Squirrels fall to Altoona, 3-2

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (75-61) fell to the Altoona Curve (57-79), 3-2, at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Tuesday night. Despite the loss, the Squirrels’ magic number to claim the Western Division dropped to three as Akron also lost to Trenton, 5-0.


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Resurgent Richmond? Squirrels reduce magic number to two

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (74-59) waited through a 58-minute rain-delay to complete a, 7-2, win over the Bowie Baysox (66-66) at The Diamond on Saturday night.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels top Bowie, reduce magic number to four

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (73-59) took a giant step towards the post-season by blanking the Bowie Baysox (66-65), 3-0, on Friday night at The Diamond.


Celebrate wilderness in Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park will be hosting a nine-day celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act from Saturday, August 30 through Sunday, September 7, 2014.


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Portland outduels Richmond in 10, 1-0

The Portland Sea Dogs (77-50) came out on top of the Richmond Flying Squirrels (70-56), 1-0, in a pitcher’s duel that took 10 innings to complete on Saturday night at Hadlock Field.


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Portland downs Richmond in opener, 5-1

The Portland Sea Dogs (76-50) defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels (70-55), 5-1, on Friday night at Hadlock Field. With the loss, and a win by the Bowie Baysox, the Squirrels’ magic number to obtain a post-season berth remains 10 with 17 games to play in the regular season.


Chris Graham: Now that was rock ‘n’ roll

My head is ringing, but that’s me complaining after a helluva night of rock ‘n’ roll at the Rockingham County Fair with Daughtry and the Goo Goo Dolls.


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Again with the walkoff: Lynchburg wins late, 2-1

Lynchburg called upon its City Stadium magic again to complete a three-game sweep of the Winston-Salem Dash, as Joe Odom’s single scored Tyler Tewell in the bottom of the ninth to give the Hillcats their 10th walk-off victory of the year, 2-1 at Calvin Falwell Field Sunday night.


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JMU’s first research provost enamored by culture of developing thinkers

She is more than 700 miles from where she was born, raised and spent her entire professional career, but Dr. Yvonne Harris says she feels right at home in her new job at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.