Tag: New Year

Why changing your home’s filters should be one of the first things you do this new year

A new year means a new you; at least that’s what everyone says. A new year signifies a clean slate and a fresh new start for most. Why not try applying this idea to your home?


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Robert Hurt: New Year, new opportunities

As 2015 comes to a close, so too does the first-session of the 114th Congress, and I believe that we have much to look forward to as we embark upon a new year.


Bob Goodlatte: New year, new opportunities

A new year brings new opportunities for our country. It’s a time to refocus and, with a fresh perspective, look ahead at all that must be accomplished.


New Year’s Revolution: Waynesboro YMCA offers Dec. 31 countdown alternative

It’s a tradition to ring in the New Year with alcohol and music, then turn the focus to resolutions on better living when you wake up the next morning.


Jordan Rock headlines Charlottesville comedy show

Happy New Year, or better-fitting, Funny New Year, as Lifeview Marketing resumes the United Nations of Comedy Series on Saturday, February 28th.


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Randy Forbes: The one New Year’s goal our nation needs

At the beginning of a new year, we stand at the cusp of possibility. We have the chance for a fresh start. And though the start of the New Year may not bring with it a completely blank slate, it at least offers an opportunity to recalibrate.


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Augusta Health Foundation has banner first year

Each New Year’s Day is a time for both reflecting on the year past and focusing on the goals of the year to come. For the Augusta Health Foundation, 2014 was its first full year of operation, and one that included many firsts and significant accomplishments.


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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.


Longwood rally comes up short In 82-72 overtime loss At Winthrop

In the end, Keon Moore was too much. On an afternoon when Longwood rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit and forced overtime in one of the Big South’s most difficult arenas, Winthrop’s redshirt junior forward scored 27 points to lift the Eagles to an 82-72 New Year’s Eve win in Winthrop Coliseum.


New Year’s Resolutions for UVA basketball, football, baseball

What a year 2014 was for UVA sports. The baseball team was two innings away from a College World Series title, the basketball team won the ACC Tournament and was a #1 seed in the Big Dance, men’s soccer won a national title, women’s soccer was the national runner-up. And then … football.


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New Year’s Eve among deadliest days on U.S. roadways

As Americans prepare for New Year’s celebrations, AAA Mid-Atlantic is reminding drivers and passengers alike of the dangers on the roads this New Year’s Day, which consistently ranks among the year’s deadliest days for alcohol-related traffic fatalities.


New Year’s Eve forecast: Arctic chill to close out 2014

AccuWeather reports those headed out to celebrate New Year’s Eve may want to bundle up as arctic air affects much of the nation.


New Year’s Eve street closures in Downtown Harrisonburg

Generations Crossing’s Annual 5K and Harrisonburg’s New Year’s Eve Celebration will take place on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Downtown Harrisonburg.


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Richmond basketball hosts Northeastern on New Year’s Eve

Richmond finishes the non-conference season on New Year’s Eve against Northeastern at 4 p.m.


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Robert Hurt: A New Year, a new Congress

As this year comes to a close, so too does the 113th Congress. I believe that we as a country have much to look forward to as a new year and a new 114th Congress begin.


Mathers thanks you for giving this holiday season

The Mathers Team, our colleagues, associates and friends pitched in to make the holidays brighter for a number of people in need this Christmas season.


Ring in the Noon Year at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia invites the community to participate in a family-friendly holiday celebration, Noon Year’s Eve, on December 31.


Free throws lift Ball State to 69-64 win over Longwood

The holidays weren’t quite finished for Ball State, which took advantage of 35 free trips to the free throw line to outlast Longwood, 69-64, Sunday afternoon at Worthen Arena.


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Randy Forbes: Three lessons for the new Congress

In the New Year, a new Congress will be sworn in to the 114th Congress. Five hundred thirty-five members will stand with their right hands raised, as mandated by Article VI of the Constitution, to pledge by oath to uphold our Constitution.


No more tax break Christmas trees

Christmas came early this year to some of Washington’s biggest special-interest groups when Congress passed legislation that was laden like a decorated Christmas tree with some of the finest-looking and most expensive ornaments lobbyists can buy.


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New senior driver’s license renewal law in effect in Virginia on Jan. 1

Stricter driver’s license-renewal rules for senior drivers – including accelerated renewal cycles and age-specific in-person renewal procedures – go into effect in Virginia, at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day.