Children who view television as little as an hour a day are significantly more likely to be overweight or obese and gain more unhealthy weight over time, according to a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that PBS has selected Virginia as the filming location for a new Civil War television series that is a blend of hospital drama and family saga.
If you’ve been to a Virginia Tech football game in the last 40 years, you’ve heard Paul A. “Tony” Distler’s distinctive and clear baritone boom over the public address system during the Marching Virginians’ halftime show.
The total economic impact of the film industry in Virginia in 2013 was $382.5 million, providing $19.4 million in state and local tax revenue for the Commonwealth.
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.
James Madison University director of athletics Jeff Bourne announced the schedule for the 2015 football season today, including six home games at Bridgeforth Stadium.
I was lucky to attend a debate among the candidates for Congress from Virginia’s Fifth District just before Game 7 of the World Series. This was the kind of event you can write about while drinking beer and yelling at a television with your family. In fact, I’m not sure there’s any other way you could write about it.
Bitcoin (BTC) is about to experience attrition. This means that some merchants who currently accept the cryptocurrency will change course, and stop taking payments in BTC.
Today, Senator Mark Warner’s campaign launched a new television ad, “Virginia First,” featuring former Republican U.S. Senator John Warner. John Warner endorsed Senator Mark Warner for re-election in January 2014. This is the first time John Warner has endorsed a Democrat for elected office in Virginia.
Burgundy, burnt orange, purple, pink and yellow are all colors of the hardy chrysanthemum, one of the most popular plants in Virginia’s fall gardens.
The siege of the Middle East by radical Muslims has become a protracted spectacle of carnage, presented nightly on television with disturbing photographs and videos, highlighting savage murder by demented and corrupt terrorists.
Fifty years ago this year, Congress passed and President Lyndon Johnson signed into law The Wilderness Act of 1964. The act established the National Wilderness Preservation System and allowed Congress to permanently protect some of America’s most special and beautiful places as wilderness.
VirginiaSportsTV.com has introduced a new integrated YouTube channel for UVA athletics, providing full HD video, cross-platform compatibility and adjustable data rates based on connection speed.
ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. ODU (3-1) takes on Middle Tennessee State (2-2) on Friday night.
The AMC television series TURN: Washington’s Spies begins filming in the Central Virginia/Richmond area at the end of September and continues through February 2015.
Amir Windom, Oscar-nominated and Grammy Award-winning record executive, will speak Tuesday, Sept.16, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announces the opening of the wild ginseng harvest season.
The James Madison women’s basketball team begins its Colonial Athletic Association title defense onSunday, Jan. 4, 2015 when the Dukes host Towson in their CAA opener at the JMU Convocation Center, as the league announced the 2014-15 conference slate on Tuesday.
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.
Hampton Roads native, NFL Hall of Famer, and Virginia Tech legend Bruce Smith endorsed Senator Mark Warner today in a new television ad that will be broadcast during Virginia Tech’s game against Ohio State on Saturday.
Following the release of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie’s new “Blank Check” television advertisement, Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis made the following statement.
The Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Basketball Championship will take on a new look and vibe when it moves to CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 2017 and to Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., in 2018.
If you have ever wanted to appear on the small screen, this may be your chance! There will be an open casting call for background players for Point of Honor, an ABC Signature & Amazon Studios pilot directed by Randall Wallace.
The Mark Warner re-election campaign today launched a television ad, “Next Generation,” to emphasize his continued bipartisan efforts to find solutions that reduce our national debt and provide the next generation of Americans with a fair shot at success.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a ground-breaking new initiative created to train Virginia workers for jobs in the state’s film industry.
Until recently, I never really paid much attention to the Native American mascot issue. “It’s not my fight,” I thought.
At 3:30 p.m. when the dismissal bell rings, America’s teachers are still going.
The University of Richmond has released its 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule, head coach Chris Mooney announced Wednesday.
A cooperative effort between the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and Virginia’s farm community is getting ready to launch, and Virginia first lady Dorothy McAuliffe has produced a television public service announcement to promote it.
Liberty will once again have each of its football games televised during the upcoming 2014 season, including broadcasts on LFSN, ESPN3 and ASN.
Today the campaign of Sen. Mark Warner announced his acceptance of eight additional joint public forums with Republican nominee Ed Gillespie, including two televised debates, to discuss the issues most important to Virginians.
Xfinity On Campus, a creation of Comcast, will give Bridgewater students access to approximately 80 live cable channels including every major broadcast network, as well as cable channels such as SMC, ESPN, FX and MTV.
The Virginia athletics department announced today its fall online live video streaming schedule for VirginiaSports.com. This schedule is comprised of 24 home events including men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey, and volleyball games.
The television network and time designations for the 16th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge Presented by DICK’s Sporting Goods on Dec. 1-3 were announced Tuesday (Aug. 12).
TNA Knockouts Champion Gail Kim takes on Velvet Sky on Xplosion.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that ABC Signature, a division of ABC Studios, has chosen Virginia for Point of Honor, the pilot for the television series ABC is co-producing with Amazon Studios.
If you’re UVA football, and you’re on a nine-game losing streak, and your coach is on the hot seat, and you’ve got road trips to BYU, Florida State and Virginia Tech to look forward to, maybe you want to start the season with a layup, to huild some confidence.
The Big South Conference today announced its 2014 football television schedule on the new American Sports Network (ASN).
The Science Museum of Virginia is proud to announce a special addition to its Lunch Break Science program on Wednesday, July 30.
William and Mary football fans unable to make it to games this season will have multiple opportunities to follow the team on television, as seven of the Tribe’s contests will be broadcast live.
Conference USA announced last week that four ODU football games this fall will be televised nationally by the Sinclair Broadcast Group.
The Big South Conference has entered into a new three-year television broadcast arrangement with the Sinclair Broadcast Group, it was announced by Sinclair President & CEO David Smith and Big South Conference Commissioner Kyle B. Kallander.
If Congress actually listened to small business owners, the minimum wage would be going up. Instead, July 24 will mark five years without an increase since the federal minimum wage was set at $7.25 an hour in 2009.
ACC Commissioner John Swofford looked ahead with excitement and anticipation on Sunday as he met with a record media contingent at the Atlantic Coast Conference’s 43rd annual Football Kickoff.
The re-election campaign of Sen. Mark Warner today announced it raised $2.7 million during the second quarter, ending June 30. The $2.7 million Sen. Warner’s campaign raised brings the total raised to $14 million. More than 11,400 donors contributed and more than 60% of all contributors gave under $150.
The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Rockingham County man in connection with the burglary of a city church in June.