Tag: New Year

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


New Year’s Overnight at the Waynesboro YMCA

Looking for a safe alternative for your kiddos while you enjoy New Year’s Eve? Sign up now for the New Year’s Overnight at the Waynesboro YMCA.


Staunton Christmas and New Year’s refuse/recycling collection schedule

Refuse collection regularly scheduled in Staunton for collection on Thursday, December 25, 2014 (Christmas Day) and Friday, December 26, 2014, will instead be collected on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (Christmas Eve).


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Virginia State Parks to celebrate New Year with First Day Hikes, contests and more

Usher in the New Year with a First Day Hike at a Virginia State Park. On Jan. 1, all 36 parks will offer hiking opportunities, contests and special events.


Longwood bench scores 40 In 106-74 rout of Penn State Beaver

Longwood is becoming quite comfortable in Willett Hall. Led by a career-high 22 points from junior forward Shaquille Johnson, the Lancers routed Penn State Beaver 106-74 in Willett Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-1 on their home court.


City of Staunton announces holiday schedule

All City of Staunton government offices will be closed on the following dates.


UVA women’s hoops dominates Longwood, 91-49

The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) improved to 5-0 at home with a 91-49 victory over Longwood (0-9) on Tuesday (Dec. 16) at John Paul Jones Arena.


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Robert Hurt: Ensuring an open and transparent legislative process

Congress failed, once again, to follow an open and transparent legislative process and, instead, waited until the last minute to cobble together a massive 1600-page $1.1 trillion spending omnibus for the U.S. government.


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Farmers: Tax extenders help now, permanent solution needed

The U.S. Senate is expected to move forward with legislation that cleared the House of Representatives last week for retroactive tax extenders.


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SCC: Review your insurance plans before the holiday season

When planning for the holiday season, the State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) Bureau of Insurance reminds Virginians to check with their insurance agent.


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Robert Hurt explains no vote on budget bill

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting against the government spending omnibus legislation adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives.


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Virginia Tech joins 11 ACC teams in bowls

Florida State’s selection as the No. 3 seed in inaugural College Football Playoff highlighted a Sunday in which 11 of the 14 ACC football members were chosen to participate in postseason bowl games.


Illinois dominates UVA women’s basketball, 86-63

The UVA women’s basketball team (5-2) fell 86-63 to Illinois (6-2) in the 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday (Dec. 3).


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Kaine calls on Congress to debate, vote on ISIL mission before adjournment

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine reiterated his months-long call for Congress to debate and vote on U.S. military action against ISIL – a mission that has gone on since August without congressional authorization.


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American Red Cross encourages donors to make a blood donation before the holiday season

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make a point to give blood before the busy holiday season arrives. Blood donations often decline between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.


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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?


Bowled them over: Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl earns spot in college football playoff

Gary Stokan, upon being named the president of the Atlanta Sports Council and the Chick-fil-A Bowl in 1998, set out on a bold path for the bowl game, long considered the top second-tier bowl game in college football.


Scott Klinger: A stark choice in the New Year

At this moment, four out of every ten unemployed workers in the U.S. have been looking for a job for more than six months, the highest level of long-term joblessness since the Great Depression.


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Give blood at Sentara RMH during National Blood Donor Month

Sentara RMH Medical Center, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is hosting several blood drives throughout National Blood Donor Month in January.


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Robert Hurt: Reflecting back on 2013 and looking toward the year ahead

Since coming to Congress, my top priority has been promoting job growth. As we look back at 2013 and we begin the New Year and the second session of the 113th Congress, I am encouraged by the progress my colleagues in the House and I have made in this effort.