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Governor McAuliffe announces Target Corporation expansion in the City of Suffolk

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Target Corporation will invest approximately $50 million to expand its distribution operation in the City of Suffolk, creating hundreds of new jobs.


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Florida check forging ring hits Waynesboro Target store

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged three Florida men with fraud after they passed several forged checks at Target, 811 Town Center Drive in early February.


Partnership with Target helps United Way of Greater Augusta put service, citizenship in action

Taking part in the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, the United Way of Greater Augusta applied for and received a grant from Target to restore Community Child Care to its former glory.


Magazine catches up with former UVA football great Tiki Barber

Millennium Magazine spoke with Tiki Barber, the former New York Giant and UVA football star, now the principal at Thuzio, the book agency for sport talent that offers the perfect sports fan experience whether it’s personal appearances, motivational sport talks or playing a game with a famous sports figure.


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Virginia Tech collaboration with Chilean university will address earthquakes, other challenges

Researchers and administrators from Austral University of Chile will visit Virginia Tech this week to finalize plans for joint research projects.


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McAuliffe’s budget proposal places target on local tourism?

In a blow to Virginia travel and tourism, Governor Terry McAuliffe’s new budget proposal includes a new travel services tax on consumers who use the services of online travel agencies (OTAs), brick and mortar travel agents, small business tour operators, and other travel intermediaries.


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Protein ID’d as possible universal therapeutic target for multiple infections, including Ebola

A protein called GRP78 could be a universal therapeutic target for treating human diseases like brain cancer, Ebola, Influenza, Hepatitis and superbug bacteria such as MRSE and MRSA, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University-led pre-clinical study published this month in the Journal of Cellular Physiology.


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UVA men’s soccer brings home national title with PKs win over UCLA

The UVA men’s soccer team earned the NCAA championship over UCLA Sunday afternoon following a penalty-kick shootout in front of 8,015 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-9) host the St. Louis Rams (5-7) on Sunday.


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Small businesses will need to rethink Facebook strategy

The change with Facebook that has been slowly coming for the past two years will solidify in January with the virtual end of so-called organic reach for business messages.


Cancer discovery: Compounds found to block key cancer driver

Researchers have identified promising compounds to inhibit a key driver of many forms of the disease, including lung, prostate, colon, bladder and pancreatic cancer.


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Birds and windows: A deadly dilemma

When a bird flew into the window of Becky Schneider’s office at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center last year, the avian ecologist rushed outside and found a stunned flycatcher that flew off shortly afterward.


Bridgewater College to participate in campaign against campus sexual assault

Changing the culture surrounding sexual assault on college campuses is the focus of a White House campaign in which Bridgewater College will participate Nov. 18-21.


JMU men’s soccer upsets #3 seed Hofstra, 2-0, in CAA Tournament

The sixth-seeded James Madison men’s soccer team knocked off third-seeded Hofstra 2-0 on the road Saturday night at Hofstra Soccer Stadium.


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UVA men’s soccer ousts Virginia Tech from ACC Tournament, 1-0

UVA defeated Virginia Tech, 1-0, Wednesday evening in a first-round match in the ACC Men’s Soccer Championship at Klöckner Stadium.


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#21 UVA men’s soccer draws, 1-1, with #6 UNC

The No. 21 Virginia men’s soccer team and No. 6 North Carolina played through a pair of overtime periods to a 1-1 draw Saturday evening at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.


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#10 UVA men’s soccer drops 2-1 decision on road at Clemson

The No. 10 UVA men’s soccer team saw its late rally fall short in a 2-1 defeat at Clemson Friday evening at Riggs Field in Clemson, S.C. Virginia (8-4-1, 3-2-1 ACC) had its four-match win streak snapped as the Cavaliers conceded multiple goals in a game for just the second time this season.


UVA neurosurgeon leads partnership for safer high-tech surgery

In an initiative coordinated by UVA neurological surgeon Jason Sheehan, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Society for Radiation Oncology are developing a first-of-its-kind patient registry in order to establish national benchmarks for stereotactic radiosurgery.


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#14 UVA men’s soccer downs Duke, 1-0

The No. 14 UVA men’s soccer team recorded its fourth straight win Saturday, downing Duke 1-0 in ACC play at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (8-3-1, 3-1-1 ACC) posted their third straight shutout and now have held their opponents for the last 350 minutes of game action.


Ebola iscovery: UVA identifies, maps unique structure within deadly virus

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined the shape and structure of a key element of the deadly Ebola virus, a discovery that will act as a road map for the development of drugs to treat or prevent infection.


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New VCU center to target cocaine addiction

Virginia Commonwealth University has received a five-year, $6 million grant for clinical research and education directed toward the identification, evaluation and development of safe and effective treatments for cocaine addiction.


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McAuliffe establishes Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse

Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed Executive Order 29 establishing the Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse.


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Register online for Advertising 101 class from Augusta Free Press

What do you do to get your word out? TV, radio, newspapers, online advertising: there’s a lot out there for us to use to promote our businesses, but how do we know we’re getting the best bang for our bucks?


JMU women’s soccer falls to UNC-Greensboro, 1-0

The JMU women’s soccer team dropped a hard-fought 1-0 match Sunday afternoon on the road against UNCG at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.


JMU women’s soccer suffers 2-1 setback to LaSalle

The James Madison women’s soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to La Salle Sunday afternoon at McCarthy Stadium, falling to 4-3 on the 2014 season.


Longwood men’s soccer settles for draw with UNC-Greensboro

Longwood held a lead for nearly 74 minutes, but a late goal by UNC Greensboro forward Dustin Gamradt led to a 2-2 double overtime draw Saturday afternoon at the Athletics Complex.


JMU men’s soccer defeats Belmont, 2-1

Senior forward Josh Grant (Plymouth, England/Torpoint College) tallied his seventh career game-winning goalFriday night as the James Madison men’s soccer team topped Belmont 2-1 in the Belmont Invitational at Rose Park.


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#9 UVA field hockey defeats #11 Louisville, 3-2, in 2OT

The No. 9 UVA field hockey team (4-2, 1-0 ACC) won its ACC openerFriday night (Sept. 12) in double overtime, downing No. 11 Louisville (4-1, 0-1 ACC) by a score of 3-2.


JMU women’s soccer shut out at Villanova, 3-0

The James Madison women’s soccer team dropped its second match of the season Fridaynight, falling 3-0 at the Higgins Soccer Complex on the road against Villanova.


Battling breast cancer: UVA pioneers image-guided, high-dose approach

An experimental approach to treating breast cancer being tested at the University of Virginia Health System allows doctors to administer significantly higher doses of cancer-killing radiation where it’s needed.


#24 JMU women’s soccer drops 1-0 decision to Navy

The 24th-ranked James Madison women’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 defeat Friday night against Navy for its first loss of the season.


Albany drops JMU men’s soccer, 3-1

JMU surrendered a pair of first-half goals and was never able to overcome the deficit, falling to Albany 3-1 in the final match of the Fairfield Inn by Marriott JMU Invitational on Sunday afternoon at University Park.


JMU men’s soccer drops season opener to Vermont, 2-0

The JMU men’s soccer team dropped its season opener Friday night in a 2-0 loss to Vermont at University Park in the Fairfield Inn by Marriott JMU Invitational.


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Neurofeedback: Non-invasive, drug-free alternative for shifting many health conditions

Neurofeedback is a non-invasive, drug-free modality that is FDA-approved for stress reduction.


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Herring commits to hiring Virginia veterans, protecting vets from fraud, scams

Today, Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced that he will sign “The Patriot Pledge,” committing to hiring more Virginia veterans, and will begin the process of making the Office of Attorney General a certified “Virginia Values Veterans” employer.


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Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters at training camp on Aug. 26.


UVA launches first U.S. test of focused ultrasound to destroy breast tumors

Expanding its pioneering work in the field of focused ultrasound, the UVA Health System has launched the nation’s first clinical trial testing the technology’s potential to treat benign tumors of the breast known as fibroadenomas.


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Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Aug. 25.


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CIT GAP Funds invests in PhosImmune

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced this week that it closed an investment in PhosImmune, a Charlottesville-based clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapeutic cancer vaccines.


Bob Marshall: Appeals court decision on marriage case flies in face of Supreme Court

The Court of Appeals refusal to deny a stay of starting so-called same sex marriages in Virginia is lacking in moral clarity, historical precedent, social benefit and authentic constitutional grounding.


CIT awarded subcontract to support ocean research

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced a $50,000 subcontract with Rutgers University to provide site support for six high frequency (HF) radar systems along the Virginia-Maryland coast, as part of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS) project.


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Mark Obenshain: Attorney General Mark Herring goes after voter ID

When Mark Herring and I faced off in last year’s election, one of his common refrains was that he would “take the politics out of the AG’s office.” And who could object to that?


Waynesboro man arrested on meth charges

Another day, another arrest in Waynesboro on meth charges. The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man on Friday on a single count of drug distribution after officers caught him with an ounce of methamphetamine.


Promising antibiotic defies convention on treating superbug

A new antibiotic being developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine to combat the dangerous C. difficile superbug also appears effective against a wide array of other pathogens, including the Helicobacter pylori bacterium, a new study suggests.


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AFSCME adds more than 90,000 members

AFSCME President Lee Saunders today announced that AFSCME nearly doubled the goal set in early January 2014 when the union launched its “50,000 Stronger” organizing campaign.


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Governor signs AG’s legislation to combat patent trolls

Today, Governor Terry R. McAuliffe ceremonially signed SB150 and HB375, compromise legislation brokered by the Attorney General Mark R. Herring’s office to protect Virginia businesses from patent trolls.


Pushing buttons? Open carry guys seem to want their guns taken away

The open carry gun groups sure are getting what they want. If what they want is more public pressure to put restrictions on gun rights.


Andy Schmookler: Duty means going beyond what we’d do for ourselves

Duty is an old-fashioned word. And as one who was part of the “counter-culture” more than forty years ago, I recall when such words were regarded with displeasure and even disapproval.


100 pounds and counting: Our secret to losing weight

I could make this short and sweet: the secret to losing weight is to move more and eat less. Funny thing is, it really is that easy. I know, because that’s what I’m doing.


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President Obama: EPA power plant rules and climate change

I think a lot of people are aware of the Climate Action Plan that I put forward last year based on what we know, which is that climate change is real. It has impacts not just in a distant future. It has serious impacts, as we speak.