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Bridgewater College seniors seek entrepreneurial projects with area businesses

Fifteen Bridgewater College seniors in an entrepreneurship class want to form working partnerships in the spring 2015 semester with four small businesses or non-profits from Harrisonburg, Rockingham County or Augusta County.


The Citadel defeats VMI in Military Classic of the South, 45-25

The Citadel Bulldogs scored 21 points in the third quarter to pull away and went on to a 45-25 victory over the VMI Keydets in The Military Classic of the South.


Virginia Tech recommends candidates for Rhodes and Marshall scholarships

Virginia Tech has recommended three candidates for the Rhodes Scholarship and three candidates for the Marshall Scholarship.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (4-6, 2-4 ACC) hosts Miami (6-4, 3-3 ACC) on Saturday at 7 p.m.


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UVA lacrosse season tickets now on sale

Season tickets for the 2015 UVA men’s and women’s lacrosse seasons are now on sale. Virginia lacrosse season tickets may be purchased online at VirginiaSports.com.


UVA men’s soccer to host Virginia Tech Wednesday in ACC Tournament

The No. 21 UVA men’s soccer team will play host to Virginia Tech at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 5) at Klöckner Stadium in a first-round match in the 2014 ACC Championship.


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Press Conference: UVA football players talk after UNC loss

Interviews with UVA football players Quin Blanding, Greyson Lambert, Kevin Parks, Anthony Harris and Darius Jennings after the Cavs’ 28-27 loss to North Carolina at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.


New Food Bank hunger study shows majority of clients work

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank today released a new study—Hunger in America 2014, a comprehensive demographic profile of people seeking charitable food assistance in the Blue Ridge area.


#6 UVA field hockey upended by 19 ODU, 1-0

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (12-5, 4-1 ACC) lost 1-0 to No. 19 Old Dominion (9-6, 2-1 Big East) on Sunday in the Cavaliers’ final home game of the 2014 season.


Medicare Part B and prescription drug premiums for Virginians are $20.4 million lower than predicted for 2015

Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell announced today that next year’s standard Medicare Part B monthly premium and deductible will remain the same as the last two years.


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EMU women’s basketball looks to replace senior leaders

The EMU women’s basketball team released their 2014-15 schedule today, and it shows a tall order for the women to secure another trip to the NCAA National Tournament.


Mary Baldwin College Events: Oct. 1-10

Upcoming events, theatre productions and lectures at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. UVA (3-2, 1-0 ACC) hosts Pitt (3-2, 1-0 ACC) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


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Randy Forbes: Let’s talk about reliability

Let’s talk about reliability. We rely on our cars to start in the morning when we head off to work. We rely on our refrigerators to keep our food fresh and unspoiled. We rely on our electricity to keep our homes powered.


Every stitch tells a story: Quilters at Mary Baldwin College

Mary Baldwin College opens its 2014-2015 theatre season with the musical Quilters by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek.


UVA basketball Meet the Team Day set for Oct. 5

The UVA men’s and women’s basketball programs will hold a Meet the Team event and open house on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 4-5:30 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.


Virginia wins national award for investigations of healthcare fraud

Last week, the Office of Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit received the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund’s “Honest Abe” Integrity in Government Award.


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State Fair of Virginia local music lineup

The charismatic Peppas of VCU and the inaugural Latin Music Festival are two of many highlights that will grace the Taste The Local stage at the Triple Crown Amphitheater during the 2014 State Fair of Virginia.


Washington and Lee among top 20 schools sending grads to Teach for America

Washington and Lee University has contributed 13 graduates to Teach for America’s 2014 teacher corps, placing it among the top 20 small colleges and universities in the country for the second straight year.


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Robert Hurt: Helping American families save for higher education

Over the past 36 years, the cost of a higher education has increased 13 fold. That means college tuition expenses have jumped 1,225% since 1978; that’s four times the rate of inflation and food costs.


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State Fair tickets now on sale at numerous ticket outlet locations

Fans of the State Fair of Virginia can spend less time in line and more time enjoying the fair—and save money—with tickets purchased from numerous ticket outlets or online.


Blenders Buzz with Smoothies at Staunton Senior Center

Staunton Senior Center members gathered around three tables in the activity room, anticipating the delicious and healthy smoothies about to be prepared on Thursday, August 21.


Virginia Tech extends Frank Beamer contract through 2018-2019

Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced a two-year contract extension through January 1, 2019 for head football coach Frank Beamer on Wednesday.


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EMU field hockey tabbed for No. 5 in ODAC

The way the ODAC coaches see it, EMU’s field hockey team will finish right where they did last year. After finishing in the middle of the pack at 4-4 in 2013, Eastern Mennonite has been tabbed for No. 5 in the ODAC Preseason Poll.


Stephen Eldridge: The ‘Fair Tax’ is a fraud

The “Fair Tax” (“FT”) is a fraud – it is more wealth redistribution, and a financial scam.


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Bridgewater picked first in ODAC men’s cross country preseason poll

The Bridgewater College men’s cross country team landed the top seed on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Men’s Cross Country Preseason Poll after receiving 10 first place votes for a total of 100 points.