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How to get taken seriously as a startup company owner in NYC

There’s Silicon Valley, London, Miami, and countless other cities in the world where fortunes are made – and lost – overnight. Considered to be the most famous city in the world, New York City is a place where immigrants have come from humble beginnings, laid down roots, and become household names as a result of their tenacity.


Combat doc settles in Augusta County, finds meaning

Rob Marsh, combat physician, found himself Rob Marsh, combat patient. But before that could happen, instinct would kick in.


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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.


Staniar Gallery presents New York-based artist Mark Fox

Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery is pleased to present “Not In This Fool’s House,” an exhibit of recent work by New York-based artist, Mark Fox. The show will be on view Jan. 12 through Feb. 11.


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.


Storm threatens Christmas Eve travel

AccuWeather reports a storm bringing heavy rain, fog, thunderstorms, a swath of snow and travel delays will converge on the Northeast, Midwest and South leading up to Christmas.


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U.S. sinking into lawlessness: And why might that be?

Conservative commentators are telling us in the wake of the senseless murders of two New York City cops on Saturday that the U.S. is about to sink into lawlessness because of the poisoned atmosphere surrounding ongoing protests of police killings of civilians in Missouri, Staten Island, Cleveland and a growing list of American cities.


Where’s Rudolph? Christmas Eve storm threatens two dozen states

AccuWeather reports a storm bearing strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the Northeast and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create major travel delays, both on the roads and at airports.


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Allen’s second half propels Richmond Spiders to victory

Terry Allen scored 17 second-half points to propel the Richmond Spiders to a 65-54 victory over South Alabama in the second game of the Gotham Classic at the Robins Center.


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Protests: A waste of time?

People are gathering in cities across the country – New York City, Washington, Berkeley – to protest decisions by grand juries in Missouri and Staten Island against bringing back indictments in cases in which cops were responsible for the deaths of unarmed petty-crime suspects.


AFP editor Chris Graham talks UVA sports, Black Friday on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., on Black Friday to talk UVA sports, Black Friday shopping, some Virginia politics and more.


GameDay Blog: UVA, Virginia Tech football, plus UVA basketball in NYC

It’s a busy day in UVA sports, and Augusta Free Press has you covered. The football team is in Blacksburg to take on Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium at 8 p.m., and the basketball team is in New York City for the Barclays Center Classic with a 9:30 p.m. tipoff with LaSalle.


Inside the Newsroom: Augusta Free Press in New York City!

Augusta Free Press editors Chris Graham and Crystal Graham are headed to New York City to cover eighth-ranked UVA basketball in the Barclays Center Classic.


UVA Men’s Basketball Coverage: Sponsorships Available

AugustaFreePress.com is teaming up with pre-season #8 UVA Men’s Basketball once again for a return trip to New York City this month.


Inside the Newsroom: Legal dramas, immigration battle, and it’s co-o-o-ld outside!

Inside the Newsroom with host Crystal Graham and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham examines a slew of several ongoing legal and criminal cases, starting with the latest in the allegations against comedian Bill Cosby.


Siblings find EMU the right place to thrive and grow

The EMU database contains 46 family names associated with siblings enrolled in the fall of 2014. Three families have a trio of offspring enrolled, including two sets of parents who themselves graduated from EMU.


Post-midterm Obamacare prognosis: Hold the champagne

Surfing the wave, Republicans increased their majority in the House. But if you think this marks the beginning of the end of Obamacare, think again.


The deadly politicization of Ebola

The Ebola story gets stranger every day as administration officials, the CDC, and Mr. Obama himself stretch logic and reason to the breaking point and beyond.


Inside the Newsroom: AFP is headed to New York City!

Augusta Free Press is headed to New York City for Thanksgiving to cover the Barclays Center Classic, a basketball tournament held in Brooklyn.


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Celebrating Chincoteague salts during Virginia Oyster Month

“Virginia is for Lovers” – of oysters – during the month of November as proclaimed by Governor Terry McAuliffe. Seven flavorful regions stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Eastern Shore means a harvest of delicious bivalve dishes.


Barclays for the holiday: UVA basketball returns to New York City

New York City hasn’t been kind to UVA basketball the past couple of years. The 2012-2013 Cavs were booked for a trip to Madison Square Garden as part of the Preseason NIT, but were upset in the early rounds of the tournament and missed out on the trip.


Brooklyn man charged in Waynesboro credit card fraud case

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a New York City man with several felonies after a month long investigation of credit card fraud that was sparked by an incident last month.


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Gov. McAuliffe and Steve Forbes host celebration of release of Virginia section in 2014 Forbes 400

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced this week the release of a Virginia advertising section that appears in the 2014 Forbes 400 magazine issue. The Governor and Mr. Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, hosted an event in New York City to celebrate the advertising section.


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Virginia wine sales reach new record high in fiscal year 2014

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that sales of Virginia wine continued solid growth in fiscal year 2014 and reached another record level, increasing by almost 2% from fiscal year 2013.


NYU sociology professor to lecture about the nature of race

Ann Morning, associate professor of sociology at New York University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Sept. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.


Virginians headed to NYC for largest climate event in history

Over 80 activists from Richmond and surrounding areas began their journey to the People’s Climate March taking place today in New York City. The march, which starts at 11:30 a.m., is being hailed as the largest climate march in history.


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National FFA president from Shenandoah County wrapping up term

The National FFA organization was founded at Virginia Tech in the 1920s, but it’s been 35 years since it was led by a Virginia youth.


Is fall weather here to stay in the East?

AccuWeather reports chilly air invaded the eastern half of the nation this past weekend, sending temperatures plummeting to readings typically seen in mid-October.


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Virginia families need higher wages, Medicaid expansion

A new report shows that in Virginia, families are struggling with the reality of making ends meet on a limited budget while state legislators refuse to implement life and cost savings by expanding Medicaid.


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Richmond men’s basketball to play Pepperdine in Gotham Classic

The Richmond men’s basketball team will take on Pepperdine in Madison Square Garden in New York City on Dec. 20 as part of the 2014 Gotham Classic. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.


Helene Wecker wins VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for ‘The Golem and the Jinni’

Helene Wecker has been named the winner of the 2014 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for “The Golem and the Jinni,” a novel that blends elements of fantasy and historical fiction to tell the story of two magical creatures who arrive separately on the streets of 19th-century New York City.


Climate activists to launch road to the People’s Climate March

Multiple environmental groups have come together to host a Climate Action Weekend Workshop for statewide climate activist leaders on the weekend of August 23-24. Around 60 climate activists will be gathered at a local conference hotel center to talk strategy and launch the statewide effort to get Virginians up to the People’s Climate March in New […]


My Clean Kitchen: A Foodie Approved Summer Adventure

So, you may have noticed that we have been MIA for a the last week or so. Well, that’s because we were living it up in Connecticut and New York City! Jessica lives up in Connecticut, so I went up to visit for about 5 days. We spent the first few days visiting some amazing places around her place in Connecticut, then went into the city for a 24 hour NYC adventure.


Princeton Review, Money Magazine, Forbes rate UMW among nation’s best

The University of Mary Washington has recently been ranked among the nation’s best colleges by the Princeton Review, Money Magazine and Forbes.


Staunton Augusta Art Center exhibit features work of artist Robert Stuart

The Staunton Augusta Art Center will be hosting an opening reception for artist Robert Stuart and his new body of work, titled Light Coming Through, on Friday, August 15, 5-7pm.


Urban Tree Workshop to be held in Waynesboro

The 19th annual Waynesboro Plant Health Care for Urban Trees Workshop will take place September 12th, and registration for the popular workshop is now open.


Video: TNA Impact Wrestling returns to New York City

TNA Impact Wrestling returns to New York City – and the six-sided ring returns to TNA!


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Petersburg Progress-Index sold to New York City-based firm

New Media Investment Group Inc. (“New Media” or the “Company”, NYSE:NEWM) announced Tuesdaythat it has completed two acquisitions with a total purchase price of $15.3 million that includes the purchase of the Petersburg Progress-Index.


AccuWeather: Tropical system forming off East Coast

AccuWeather reports a disturbance near Florida is forecast to strengthen and drift northward along the East Coast this week, spreading rough surf, gusty winds and drenching downpours.


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Virginia companies exhibiting at Fancy Food Show in New York

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is hosting a Virginia Pavilion at the Summer Fancy Food Show, June 29–July 1, 2014, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.


Join AFP in its coverage of the 2014 ACC Baseball Tournament

Your business can be the exclusive sponsor of AugustaFreePress.com coverage of the 2014 ACC Baseball Tournament with a Website takeover package running through Wed., May 28.


Augusta Free Press to cover the 2014 ACC Baseball Tournament

AFP is following the top-ranked UVa. baseball team to the 2014 ACC Baseball Tournament at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, N.C.


ACC has 10 players selected on Day 2 of 2014 NFL Draft

The ACC had 10 players selected on the second day in the second and third rounds of the 2014 National Football League Draft Friday night at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City.


Be the exclusive sponsor of UVa. baseball coverage by AFP

UVa. baseball is ranked #1 in the country, and this weekend in Charlottesville, the ‘Hoos will be hosting their final ACC home series of the 2014 season against rival Georgia Tech at Davenport Field in Charlottesville.


A Night of Magic at WTA’s Gateway

Master Magician Peter Monticup will host an evening of prestidigitation by professional magicians. Illusions, mind-reading, transformations and teleportation will all be performed by an all-star cast. This evening of wonder and amazement is family friendly and will be Saturday, April 12th at 7:30 pm at WTA’s Gateway, 329 West Main in downtown Waynesboro.