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Warner Senate campaign releases second TV ad

Senator Mark Warner’s re-election campaign today released its second television ad, “Insourcing,” which highlights his bipartisan efforts in the U.S. Senate to reform the tax code to provide targeted incentives to companies that bring high tech and manufacturing jobs to Virginia and the United States.

Waynesboro Police investigate church break-in

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a burglary to a city church that occurred overnight.


Four ODU football games to be televised in 2014

Conference USA announced today that four ODU C-USA football games will be televised in the Monarchs’ inaugural season in the league, including the league opener at Rice and ODU’s first-ever home contest on a Friday night against Middle Tennessee.

Mark Warner Senate campaign launches first TV ad

Senator Mark R. Warner’s re-election campaign today launched its first television ad, “Working Together,” which emphasizes his consistent focus, as Governor and Senator, on working across the aisle to give everyone a fair shot at success.

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ACC announces kickoff times for first three UVA football home games

As part of the announcement of early-season football television selections, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced today start times and broadcast originations for Virginia’s first three games of the 2014 season.

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Virginia Screenwriting Competition deadline May 23

The deadline for the 26th Virginia Screenwriting Competition sponsored by the Virginia Film Office is Friday, May 23, at midnight. The annual Virginia Screenwriting Competition is created to provide Virginia screenwriters with a forum for their work.


Advanced driver assistance systems not foolproof

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) offer a significant opportunity to reduce collisions, improve traffic flow and enhance driver convenience. However, motorists may not fully understand the operation and limitations of these technologies.


AAA: Be prepared for flash flooding

Except for heat related fatalities, more deaths occur from flooding than any other weather hazard. Why? Most people fail to realize the power of water.

Tim Reid to deliver VCU commencement address

Tim Reid, an Emmy-nominated actor, director and producer, will deliver the featured address during VCU’s 2014 May commencement ceremony.


Make-A-Wish ® Greater Virginia announces campaign to raise airline miles to grant wishes

Most Americans have seen or heard of a wish come true – whether it’s a 5-year-old boy rescuing a city as his favorite superhero, a young girl wishing to dance with a prince, or a teenager relishing beachside moments in the Caribbean, miles away from the thought of treatment and the pain of hospital visits.

Virginia Tech to dedicate its Moss Arts Center on April 25

Virginia Tech has scheduled for April 25 its dedication of the Moss Arts Center, a $100 million facility that is home to the university’s Center for the Arts and Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology.

Paul Heyman: Only three people know the real CM Punk story

Paul Heyman says only three people know the real story behind CM Punk’s sudden departure from WWE, and he’s not one of the three.

Virginia High School Fishing Championship headed to Smith Mountain Lake

The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 Virginia State High School Fishing Championship.

Virginia Department of Health announces new program to reduce HIV, AIDS

The most recent surveillance data collected by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) indicates that 6,600 women are living with HIV disease in Virginia.

AMC Studios’ colonial era spy series filmed in Virginia premieres April 6

When the new AMC TV series “TURN” premieres on Sunday, April 6 at 9 pm ET, Virginians will get their first opportunity to view the Revolutionary War-era saga about America’s first spy ring.

Scooby-Doo Live! at the Paramount in April

The much-loved Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. Gang take center stage in an all-new family musical, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES, presented by Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Life Like Touring. Featuring everyone’s favorite characters from one of television’s longest-running animated series, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES is set to thrill audiences at The Paramount on April 15.

News Update: Kevin Quick murder investigation takes a legal twist

A Monday bond hearing for four individuals charged in connection with the investigation into the disappearance and death of Waynesboro Police Reserve Capt. Kevin Quick, 45, of Rockfish, Va., led to the charges against three being nolle prossed.

State Police: Clarification on new arrests in Kevin Quick case

The Virginia State Police issued a statement late Friday morning saying that a Richmond television station has inaccurately represented the latest developments in the ongoing Kevin Quick investigation.

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39 UVa. baseball games to be broadcast, webcast in 2014

A total of 39 UVa. baseball games will be available on television or through online video broadcasts this season, as the ACC and Virginia each announced their spring broadcasts schedules on Wednesday.


Media news: Senate committee kills public notice legislation

A State Senate committee effectively killed legislation that would have taken public notices out of newspapers. The Senate Committee on Local Government voted 12-3 on Tuesday to “pass by indefinitely” Sen. Ralph K. Smith’s SB 472.

Fly Rod Chronicles features The Greenbrier and The Greenbrier Sporting Club

Curtis Fleming, award-winning host of “Fly Rod Chronicles with Curtis Fleming” on the Outdoor Channel, filmed at The Greenbrier and The Greenbrier Sporting Club in April 2013 for an upcoming television episode, “America’s Resort on the Fly,” which debuts Monday, January 27 at 11 a.m. EST.


Belle Hearth Bed and Breakfast wins BnBFinder Guest Favorite Award

BnBFinder, one of the world’s most comprehensive online search guides for B&Bs and inns, has named the Belle Hearth Bed and Breakfast, located in Waynesboro, Va., a Guest Favorite for 2013.

WVPT to send lucky Downton Abbey fans to London, Cancun

In celebration of the season four kick-off of Downton Abbey, the most-watched drama series in the history of PBS, WVPT presents its Travel Sweepstakes, featuring a grand prize trip to London and tour of Highclere Castle, the set of Downton Abbey, as well as a second prize trip to Cancun, Mexico.

WVPT to present Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music

WVPT Public Television, serving the Shenandoah Valley and Central and Northern Virginia, announces the premiere of Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. At 12, Bortnick—the youngest performer ever to headline his own international concert tour—has so far appeared in more than 200 concerts.


Online tool helps match wine grape varieties to vineyard sites

Virginia’s wine industry generates $747 million for the state’s economy. According to a 2012 report released by Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office, that figure is more than twice a 2005 estimate of how much the industry would grow in seven years.

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Get the most out of your holiday turkey

Turkey is gobbled up during holiday meals every year, but purchasing the bird and cooking it is still a mystery for some home cooks. Before buying your turkey, determine how many people you are going to feed.

Lang Lang to perform at the Paramount

Lang Lang is one of the most prolific and highest profile recording artists of our time. In great concert halls around the world, pianist Lang Lang has played to standing room only crowds since his stunning debut at age 17 with the Chicago Symphony. Now 31, Lang Lang is acclaimed as a phenomenon who transcends generations with his brilliant, appealingly humble, sensitive and unique personal style.

Virginia Tech names $100M arts center for P. Buckley Moss

Virginia Tech has named its $100 million arts center building in tribute to artist and philanthropist Patricia Buckley Moss, whose recent donation in support of the center is one of the largest gifts the university ever has received.

Master of the sitar, surbahar and tabla to perform at Bridgewater College

Ustad Shafaat Khan, a world-renowned Indian master of the sitar, surbahar and tabla, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.

Cuccinelli pushes new TV attack ad

The Cuccinelli for Governor campaign today released a new television advertisement to push its message that frontrunner Terry McAuliffe’s plans would raise taxes on Virginia families.


Monica’s Story, But God’s Glory

Monica is one of two recipients of the 2013 Youth in Philanthropy for the Shenandoah Chapter. She will be recognized the week of her birthday on November 25th. Monica and her mother will visit James Madison University and speak with their chapter of National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association.

AMC’s colonial era spy series to film in Virginia

Gov. Bob McDonnell and AMC announced Friday that Turn (working title), a new series for AMC being produced by AMC Studios, will be filming in Central Virginia.

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Herring ad hits Obenshain, Cuccinelli on women’s issues

The Mark Herring for Attorney General campaign responded to Republican opponent Mark Obenshain’s negative attack ads by releasing their latest television ad titled “Wrong Turn.”

McAuliffe ad hits Cuccinelli on education plan

Terry McAuliffe’s campaign released a new TV ad, “Schools,” highlighting Ken Cuccinelli’s plan to divert funds away from public schools to private schools.

McAuliffe releases ad highlighting support for small business

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s campaign released a new television ad, “Hampton” Tuesday featuring Meade Amory, the owner of Amory’s Seafood Market in Hampton, highlighting how McAuliffe is the candidate who will work with members of both parties to “create jobs and grow Virginia’s economy.”

Too close to the TV?

   Earth Talk www.emagazine.com Dear EarthTalk: Years ago I read that children should be kept at least two feet from the television because of harmful electronic emissions. Is this still relevant? Is there a difference regarding this between older and new flat-screen models? – Horst E. Mehring, Oconomowoc, Wisc. Luckily for many of us and […]