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Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The ‘Hoos (4-2, 2-0 ACC) travel to Duke (5-1, 1-1 ACC) for a key ACC game on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.


Shenandoah National Park prepares for fall travel season

Shorter days and cooler nights signal the arrival of fall in Shenandoah National Park. Every autumn is different, and park staff is looking forward to a wonderful fall season. Some of the trees and other plants are already putting on their autumn colors.


JMU women’s soccer falls at Northeastern, 2-0

The James Madison women’s soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision Sunday afternoon on the road against Northeastern at Parsons Field. The loss is the first of Colonial Athletic Association play in 2014, dropping JMU to 2-1 in conference action and 7-6 overall.


#14 Chattanooga blitzes VMI football, 55-7

The nationally-ranked defense of the #14 Chattanooga Mocs lived up to its billing, shutting down VMI and handing the Keydets a 55-7 Southern Conference loss Saturday afternoon at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Intersection of Routes 250, 151 closed on Afton Mountain

Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) and Route 151 (Critzers Shop Road) are closed at their intersection on Afton Mountain, near the Albemarle-Nelson county line. A tanker truck hauling milk has overturned and spilled approximately 3,000 gallons onto the roadway.


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Charlottesville trolley detours for UVA football

Due to the UVA game against Pitt on Saturday, October 4, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will detour the FREE Trolley. Bus stops along Alderman Road, McCormick Road, and portions of Jefferson Park Avenue will not be served.


Warner, Kaine respond to proposed rulemaking on crude by rail

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine yesterday joined hundreds of stakeholders in responding to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) request for public comment on new rules it has proposed related to transport of crude-by-rail.


Broomley Road in Albemarle County closed Thursday morning for bridge repairs

Route 677 (Broomley Road) in western Albemarle County will close to through traffic Thursday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Longwood cross country coach leaves cancer in her wake in pursuit of triathlon glory

Longwood cross country coach Catherine Hanson is a triathlon minimalist and proud of it. Where others wear wetsuits, Hanson wears her singlet.


Late goals lift #19 UVA men’s soccer to 2-1 OT victory over JMU

Darius Madison (Jr., Philadelphia, Pa.) scored the equalizer late in regulation, then headed in the game winner in overtime to lift the No. 19 UVA men’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over James Madison Tuesday night at Klöckner Stadium.


McAuliffe announces October as Virginia Wine Month

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that October is Virginia Wine Month, offering visitors a chance to discover that Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other.


VMI women’s soccer wins SoCon opener over Citadel, 3-2

Lauren Wandzel scored her first career goal with just over seven minutes to go, breaking a 2-2 tie and sending the VMI Keydets over The Citadel Bulldogs, 3-2, in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Saturday in Charleston, S.C.


#3 UVA field hockey downs #10 Syracuse, 3-1

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (8-2, 3-0 ACC) defeated No. 10 Syracuse (6-3, 0-3 ACC) by a final score of 3-1 on Friday (Sept. 26) at University Hall Turf Field.


UVA baseball announces 2015 schedule

UVA baseball head coach Brian O’Connor has announced his program’s schedule for the 2015 season. Coming off a trip to the 2014 College World Series Finals, the Cavaliers open their season Feb. 13 with a three-game series at East Carolina.


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State Fair striving to be accessible to all

Options besides foot travel are available to ensure that all guests are able to enjoy this year’s State Fair of Virginia. “Accessibility for all of our fairgoers is very important to us,” said Pam Daneker, the fair’s operations manager.


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Charlottesville Area Transit free trolley to detour Saturday for UVA football

Due to the UVA football game against Kent State on Saturday, September 27, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will detour the FREE Trolley.


VDOT to hold Route 727 improvements public hearing

The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing concerning improvements to Route 727 (Airport Road) in Rockingham County.


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Liberty football ranked in both national FCS polls

Following their third win in a row, Liberty’s football program is back in both FCS national polls, which were released earlier today.


Swab, Roberts join UVA baseball staff

UVA baseball head coach Brian O’Connor has announced the hiring of Robby Swab and Mike Roberts to his staff. Swab will serve as the Director of Baseball Operations, while Roberts will take over as the Coordinator of Video and Scouting.


Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 22-26

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week.


#7 UVA men’s soccer battles to 1-1 draw with #5 Notre Dame

The No. 7 UVA men’s soccer team rallied for a 1-1 draw against Notre Dame Sunday afternoon at Klöckner Stadium.


National FFA president from Shenandoah County wrapping up term

The National FFA organization was founded at Virginia Tech in the 1920s, but it’s been 35 years since it was led by a Virginia youth.


UVA Center for Telehealth earns Governor’s Technology Award

The University of Virginia Center for Telehealth received a 2014 Governor’s Technology Award for making it easier to access high-quality care and health education for patients across Virginia.


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ODU Football News and Notes: Vaughan, D.J. Simon honored

ODU senior Antonio Vaughan was named the College Football Performance Awards National Punt Returner of the Week, the CFPA announced on Tuesday.


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Bridgewater soccer roundup: Men defeat SVU, women fall to McDaniel

Bridgewater responded to an early Southern Virginia score with three goals before the halftime break and the Eagles went on to defeat the Knights, 3-1, Tuesday afternoon in non-conference women’s soccer action.


Tourism revenue grew in Harrisonburg in 2013

Tourism was once more an important contributor to the local economy in 2013. Tourism revenue for the City of Harrisonburg reached $106,875,730 a 0.9 percent change over 2012.


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Charlottesville Free Trolley to detour for UVA football game

Due to UVA’s game against Louisville on Saturday, September 13, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will detour the Free Trolley. Bus stops along Alderman Road, McCormick Road, and portions of Jefferson Park Avenue will not be served.


CAA slate completes 2014-15 JMU women’s basketball schedule

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.


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Press Conference: Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino

Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino talks with reporters. Louisville (2-0) travels to Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday for a game at UVA (1-1).


Blue Ridge Parkway prepares for fall travel season

The Blue Ridge Parkway is expecting a robust fall visitor season along the 469-mile linear national park which offers breathtaking scenic beauty and a wide variety of educational and cultural experiences.


Virginia tourism revenues exceeded $21.5 billion in 2013

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia generated $21.5 billion in revenue from tourists in 2013, a 1.4 percent increase over 2012.


Tropical depression may develop in Atlantic this week

AccuWeather reports a robust tropical feature has emerged in the eastern Atlantic and could develop as the week progresses.


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Salisbury tops Bridgewater men’s soccer, 2-0

The Salisbury Seagulls scored in the opening minutes of action Sunday afternoon and led the rest of the way to defeat Bridgewater College, 2-0, on day two of the SDMHOTELS.com Seahawk Classic.


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WriterHouse hosts literary salon on Sept. 12

Join WriterHouse in Charlottesville on Friday, September 12, at 7:00 pm for a Literary Salon with writer Lisa Gornick.


Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 8-12

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week.


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AAA: Gas prices reach six-month low

While the national average has remained flat over the last two weeks, consumers this week paid the lowest average gas prices since late February.


Albemarle County wins first place at COVITS

Albemarle County is proud to have won 1st place in the Information Technology (IT) as Efficiency Driver – Government to Government category.


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VCU to partner with medical school in Kazakhstan

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine announced Wednesday an educational, clinical and research exchange partnership with Kazakh National Medical University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.


Charlottesville Area Transit

Charlottesville Free Tolley to detour Saturday for UVA football

Due to the UVA football game against Richmond on Saturday, September 6, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will detour the Free Trolley. Bus stops along Alderman Road, McCormick Road, and portions of Jefferson Park Avenue will not be served.


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Route closures for Charlottesville Area Transit on Saturday

Due to a temporary road closure, Charlottesville Area Transit’s (CAT) Routes 4, 6, and 9 willdetour Lane Road near UVA’s Hospital on Saturday, September 6.


One lane closed on southbound Route 29 in Albemarle County

Tree removal work will close the southbound right lane on Route 29 (Seminole Trail) in northern Albemarle County today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. The Monarchs travel to NC State to play on Saturday.


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Sen. Tim Kaine leads congressional delegation to North Africa, Spain

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, concluded a two-day visit to Tunisia. Kaine is leading a Congressional delegation to Tunisia, Morocco and Spain.


Clark Road will close Sept. 3 to finish slope repairs

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close Route 674 (Clark Road) in western Albemarle County onWednesday, Sept. 3, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to complete slope repairs on the road’s shoulders that were started earlier this week.


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Budget extra travel time as schools open, many return to work

This Tuesday as children and school personnel head back to school, many motorists will find their once easy and fast route to work is now much slower.


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Ursinus defeats EMU field hockey

Visiting Ursinus looked every bit as good as their No. 13 national ranking Saturday afternoon, jumping ahead of EMU and holding off the women for a 5-1 decision. The Royals fall to 0-2 after the busy opening weekend at home.


UVA Athletics

Zinkhan golden goal lifts No. 3 UVA men’s soccer to 1-0 OT win over No. 25 ODU

Ryan Zinkhan (Sr., Fredericksburg, Va.) scored just over a minute into extra time to send the third-ranked UVA men’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over No. 25 Old Dominion Friday evening in front of 4,144 spectators at Klöckner Stadium.


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September is Child Passenger Safety Month

Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 14-20, and Sept. 20 is National Seat Check Saturday, a day when local child safety seat checks will take place across the state.


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#3 UVA men’s soccer hosts #25 ODU Friday

The third-ranked UVA men’s soccer team opens its 2014 regular season at 8 p.m. Friday against No. 25 Old Dominion at Klöckner Stadium.


Professional drivers offer safe driving tips for Labor Day travel

The Virginia Trucking Association is urging the nearly 1 million motorists that are expected to travel on Virginia’s highways this Labor Day weekend to follow safety tips from America’s Road Team Captains, a team of professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles.


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Richmond men’s basketball unveils 2014-15 schedule

The University of Richmond has released its 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule, head coach Chris Mooney announced Wednesday.


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AAA: Nearly 1 million Virginians traveling for Labor Day

AAA Travel projects nearly one million (964,305) Virginians will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a very slight increase of 0.5% over 2013.


Charlottesville Area Transit

Charlottesville trolley detours on Saturday due to UVA football game

Due to UVA’s game against UCLA on Saturday, August 30, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will detour the FREE Trolley. Bus stops along Alderman Road, McCormick Road, and portions of Jefferson Park Avenue will not be served. The detour will begin at halftime and last until two hours post game. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00 PM.


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Bowie tops Richmond, 1-0, keeps champagne on ice

The Bowie Baysox (67-66) prevented the Richmond Flying Squirrels (74-60) from clinching a playoff spot with a, 1-0, shutout win on Sunday afternoon at The Diamond.


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AAA projects biggest Labor Day travel weekend since 2008

AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013.