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.