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Paramount Theater Alternative Gift Fair raises $13K for area nonprofits

Earlier this month, The Paramount Theater opened its doors to forty-two local nonprofits for the third annual Alternative Gift Fair and with the generous support of the local community raised over $13,550.


Kaine, Wittman battlefield protection bills head to House, Senate floors for votes

The American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015 announced by Senate and House negotiators last night.

Third annual Virginia Wine Summit to be held in Richmond on Oct. 21

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the third annual Virginia Wine Summit will be held in Richmond on Oct. 21, 2014. The event will bring wine experts and industry leaders from around the country to discuss, taste, and celebrate the exciting state of Virginia’s wine and food culture.

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Sen. Warner joins bipartisan bill to combat campus sexual assault

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and a bipartisan group of seven Senate colleagues today introduced legislation to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses.

McAuliffe puts focus on women’s health

Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe kicked off National Women’s Health Week with four significant announcements demonstrating his commitment to protecting Virginia women’s rights to make their own healthcare decisions.

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UVa. part of national clinical trials group for brain care

uva-logoUniversity of Virginia Health System is now one of 28 hospitals in the U.S. participating in NeuroNEXT – the Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials – investigating treatments for brain and neurological conditions.

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Measuring the impact of multiple sclerosis in seconds

How fast multiple sclerosis (MS) patients complete a 25-foot walk can provide insight into the disease’s impact on their lives, according to a new study led by a University of Virginia School of Medicine neurologist.

New UVa. research center to target autism, MS, other complex diseases

A new center of neuroimmunology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine will bring together researchers from across disciplines to unlock the secrets of complex diseases and disorders ranging from multiple sclerosis to autism to Alzheimer’s.

Anna Liebenow: Making the case that Medicaid works

You never know what obstacles life is going to put in front of you. When I was 25, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Before I turned 30, I was using a wheelchair. When you have a disability, it takes a fair amount of creativity to make life work. Like millions of other Americans with […]