Tag: South Carolina

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Sen. Tim Kaine to stump for Hillary Clinton in Columbia, S.C.

With less than two weeks to go until the First in the South Democratic primary, Senator Tim Kaine will campaign and Get Out The Vote for Hillary Clinton in Columbia.


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Clinton super PAC takes aim at Sanders in South Carolina

Hillary Clinton’s super PAC, Priorities USA Action, will be spending at least half a million dollars in paid advertising in the South Carolina Democratic primary.


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Women’s tennis: No. 7 Virginia falls to No. 28 South Carolina, 4-3

The No. 7 Virginia women’s tennis team suffered its first loss of the season on Friday (Jan. 29), falling 4-3 to No. 28 South Carolina at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.


EMU administrator and Black Lives Matter advocate struggles with friendship with South Carolina deputy

Luke Hartman, vice president of enrollment at EMU, saw the footage of resource officer Ben Fields flipping over a black student’s desk and tossing her across the classroom in a South Carolina high school.


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Women’s Tennis: Danielle Collins sends UVA back to NCAA Sweet 16

The UVA women’s tennis team is headed back to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the fifth consecutive season after grinding out a 4-2 win over South Carolina in second round action on Sunday (May 10) at Snyder Tennis Center.


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UVA women’s baskeball transfer Sarah Imovbioh to finish career at South Carolina

South Carolina head women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley announced that Sarah Imovbioh (Abuja, Nigeria/St. Anne’s-Belfield (Va.)) has signed a financial aid agreement to attend the University and play for the Gamecocks.


Badowski, Fisher go for 20+ in 90-79 Longwood double-OT win over Radford

Longwood (5-10, 1-1 Big South) knocked off Radford, 90-79, in double overtime Saturday in Willett Hall.


SELC, Sierra Club seek to end decades of Dominion coal ash pollution into the Elizabeth River

The Southern Environmental Law Center, representing the Sierra Club, sent notice to Dominion Virginia Power of their intention to bring suit under the Clean Water Act to clean up leaking coal ash pits at the Chesapeake Energy Center (CEC) on the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake, Virginia.


Interview: UVA basketball player Justin Anderson

UVA basketball player Justin Anderson talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 75-55 win over South Carolina State on Tuesday at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


Interview: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 75-55 win over South Carolina State on Tuesday in the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players talk after South Carolina State win

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Mike Tobey and Justin Anderson talk with reporters after the 75-55 win over South Carolina State on Tuesday.


Not sure why UVA schedules South Carolina State

South Carolina State might have felt like John Paul Jones was home, considering, The Bulldogs opened the 2014-2015 season on the Left Coast with big losses at Pac-12 member Washington and then at San Francisco.


#9 UVA basketball defeats overmatched South Carolina State, 75-55

Ninth-ranked UVA got 17 points apiece from Malcolm Brogdon and Justin Anderson en route to an easy 75-55 win over an overmatched South Carolina State Tuesday night.


Game Day Blog: #9 UVA basketball hosts South Carolina State

The ninth-ranked UVA basketball team hosts South Carolina State Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is courtside with live score updates, stats, analysis and more.


#8 UVA basketball hosts South Carolina State on Tuesday

No. 8 UVA(2-0) hosts South Carolina State (0-2) in non-conference action on Tuesday (Nov. 18). Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.


Game time set for UVA-Virginia Tech football on Black Friday

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that the kickoff for the UVA-Virginia Tech football game on Friday, Nov. 28 has been set for 8 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.


Overview of the Ebola epidemic at the Science Museum of Virginia

Dr. Brigette Gleason will present Overview of the Ebola Epidemic: Insights from the Field in Sierra Leone and Key Features of the Ebola Response in the US.


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The secret sauce behind the Cavalanche

It’s part of the secret sauce to the Cavalanche that hard-nosed defense and a ruthlessly efficient, yet patient, offense go hand-in-hand.


Tricia Erickson: Is Romney using a familiar strategy to garner support for another run?

Mitt Romney has been very busy traversing the states, playing out the same strategy of raising money for midterm candidates that he effected running up to his 2012 Presidential run.


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Symposium to focus on current NCAA issues, court cases

Current issues and court cases involving the NCAA will be discussed during a symposium from noon to 1:45 p.m. on Oct. 15, in Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium on the campus of Shenandoah University.


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Still work to do: Supreme Court ruling leaves marriage issue somewhat unresolved

Today the Supreme Court denied review of five cases seeking the freedom to marry, leaving standing marriage victories in several federal circuits and opening the door to the freedom to marry in many more states, while deferring for another day the national resolution that Freedom to Marry, businesses, elected officials, and families across the country had urged now.


Waynesboro Police make arrest in Ciro’s Pizza, Purple Foot burglaries

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Waynesboro man for the burglaries of Ciro’s Pizza and the attempted burglary of The Purple Foot.


Report: Decades of coal ash pollution leaking Into Potomac

Five coal ash ponds at Dominion’s Possum Point power plant have been illegally leaking toxic pollutants for decades into groundwater and two popular waterways near Washington, D.C.


UVA Sports Notebook: Golf, tennis news

UVA tennis announces 2014-2015 schedule: The Virginia women’s tennis team announced its 2014-15 schedule on Wednesday (Sept. 10).


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Big 10, ACC, SEC foes highlight Liberty women’s basketball schedule

Head coach Carey Green has crafted an extremely challenging schedule for the 2014-15 Liberty women’s basketball team.


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#3 UVA women’s soccer travels to Alabama for Friday match

The third-ranked UVA women’s soccer team opens its 2014 road schedule Friday with a visit to Alabama. Game time in Tuscaloosa is 7 p.m. CT (8 p.m. ET).


Washington Redskins announce practice-squad signings

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed safety Akeem Davis and linebacker Chaz Sutton to their practice squad.


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Salem Red Sox drop regular-season finale; playoffs begin Wednesday

The Salem Red Sox coughed up multiple leads and fell to Wilmington 7-6 in 10 innings on Monday afternoon, with Logan Davis’ RBI triple off Kyle Kraus sending the Rocks to the winners’ circle in their season finale.


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VMI and Under Armour announce multiyear partnership

VMI has joined forces with one of the global leaders in performance footwear and apparel, becoming the first NCAA Division I school in the state of Virginia to sign an exclusive agreement with Under Armour.


Risky oil drilling off Atlantic beaches raises multiple concerns

Opening up the Mid and South Atlantic coast to risky oil drilling is ill-advised, according to comments submitted this week to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management by 27 citizens groups regarding the government’s proposed 2017-2022 leasing of the Atlantic Coast to oil companies for drilling.


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VMI men’s soccer returns to post for preseason

With the fall season rapidly approaching, the VMi men’s soccer team returned to Post on Aug. 14 to begin its preseason regimen in advance of the 2014 slate.


Greyson Lambert: Ready to lead UVA football to turnaround season?

Subpar quarterback play has been a key reason UVA football has struggled the past two seasons. Enter redshirt sophomore Greyson Lambert, a highly-touted recruit in the Class of 2012, the former quarterback of the future, now the QB of the present for Coach Mike London and his staff.


Fifteen states’ attorneys general challenge EPA ‘waters’ rule

Fifteen attorneys general from states with significant farming and ranching sectors have sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency objecting to the EPA’s proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule.


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Peanuts were born, raised in Virginia

Virginia’s peanut farming roots are plenty deep. The first commercial crop of peanuts in the United States was actually produced in 1842 in Southeast Virginia.


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Is Greyson Lambert the answer at quarterback for UVA?

A big factor in UVA football’s stunning collapse the past two seasons has been inconsistent play at quarterback. The revolving door of quarterbacks in 2012 and 2013 had Virginia just 84th in the nation in pass efficiency in 2012 and 122nd (of 124 FCS teams) in 2013.


EMU historical library sees leadership transition

On July 1, Simone Horst became the special collections librarian of the Menno Simons Historical Library at Eastern Mennonite University.


Clemson Press Conference: Cole Stoudt

ACC Football Kickoff interview with Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt.


WCRI releases new edition of medical price index for workers’ compensation

Today, the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) released the sixth edition of its annual Medical Price Index for Workers’ Compensation (MPI-WC).


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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Report: Texas drug formulary has potential to reduce costs

A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines how a Texas-like closed drug formulary might affect the prevalence and costs of drugs in 23 other state workers’ compensation systems that do not currently have a drug formulary.


Report: Cost of surgeries in ASCs vs. hospitals

A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute examines how the payments for common workers’ compensation surgeries conducted at ASCs compare with the payments for similar surgeries performed at hospital outpatient settings.


Study: Payments to ambulatory surgery centers

A new 23-state study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) shows that prices paid to ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) in some states were triple that in other states – due to state price regulation or the absence thereof.


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Operation Border-to-Border on nets 2,399 traffic violations

Seven state police and highway patrol agencies spent Friday, June 13, 2014, through Sunday, June 15, 2014, enforcing Operation Border to Border along approximately 791 miles of U.S. Route 15 and 124 miles of U.S. Route 17.


UVA receives $3 million NCI grant to expand tissue sample collection

The UVA Health System has been awarded more than $3 million from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to support and expand a critically important program that makes tissue samples available for research.


College World Series: UVA vs. Ole Miss preview

The UVA baseball team begins the NCAA College World Series Sunday when it battles Ole Miss at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Game time between the Rebels and the third-seeded Cavaliers is 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT in Omaha, Neb.


College World Series: Road through Omaha not easy for UVA

The regional wasn’t easy for UVA, on paper, with an SEC team as the #2 seed and the #14 team in the final regular-season national polls as the #3.


Poll: Cantor loss reflection of unpopular GOP leadership

A new Public Policy Polling survey conducted in the Seventh District Tuesday night finds that both House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the GOP House leadership are deeply unpopular in the district, even with Republican voters, and that likely led to his stunning loss in a Republican primary.


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AG Mark Herring elected to regional leadership post

Attorney General Mark Herring has been elected by his fellow attorneys general to serve as vice-chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Southern Region.


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Former Redskin Brad Edwards named AD at George Mason

George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera announced today that Brad Edwards will become the university’s next athletic director. The former Washington Redskin will become the fifth athletic director in George Mason’s history.


#3 UVA defeats Arkansas, 9-2, headed to Super Regionals

The UVA baseball team advanced to the Super Regional for the fifth time in the last six seasons after defeating Arkansas 9-2 on Sunday (June 1) at the 2014 NCAA Tournament’s Charlottesville Regional at Davenport Field.


More details on UVA baseball regional in Charlottesville

The Virginia baseball team will open the 2014 NCAA Baseball Championship at 2 p.m. Friday (May 30) when it plays Bucknell in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional at Davenport Field.


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UVA baseball gets #3 national seed, hosts Bucknell on Friday

UVA (44-13) will be the #3 national seed in the 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament, and will host Bucknell, Liberty and Arkansas this weekend in regional play in Charlottesville, Va.


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UVA selected as NCAA Baseball Tournament host site

The NCAA announced today that Charlottesville, Va., has been selected as one of 16 regional host sites for the 2014 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.


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Report: Narcotic use among injured workers in 25 states

A new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) found that the amount of narcotics used by an average injured worker in Louisiana and New York was striking.


LGBTQ

Appeals court hears arguments in marriage ban case

A federal appeals court will hear extended arguments today in a challenge to Virginia’s constitutional and statutory bans on marriage for same-sex couples.