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Signature craft beer Virginia Midway to be tapped at State Fair

There will be lots to celebrate at the 2014 State Fair of Virginia, including exciting rides, cuddly animals, great foods and exhilarating entertainment.


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McAuliffe announces members of the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success

On August 11, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 22, establishing the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success.


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UVA School of Medicine Dean Nancy Dunlap to step down in November

Nancy Dunlap, MD, PhD, MBA, will step down as dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine at the end of her term in November.


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McAuliffe helps roll out Resource Management Plan program

Gov. Terry McAuliffe helped kick off a campaign to encourage farmers to enroll in Virginia’s new Resource Management Plan program on Aug. 25.


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Detroit Lions announce new college bowl game with ACC tie-in

The Detroit Lions announced on Tuesday a multiyear agreement with Ford Motor Company’s Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center designating Quick Lane as title sponsor for the annual bowl game held at Ford Field in Detroit.


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ATVs report: Paved roads, no helmets common in fatal accidents

A new report highlights the dangers posed by using ATVs on roadways, without helmets and when consuming alcohol.


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CIT GAP Funds invests in CargoSense

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced this week that its CIT GAP Funds closed an investment in CargoSense, a Reston-based startup offering a big data and analytics product to healthcare logistics providers.


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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.


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George Mason hires former UVA All-American Jessica Morgan as women’s lacrosse coach

George Mason assistant vice president/director of athletics Brad Edwards announced former UVA All-American Jessica Morgan as the fourth head women’s lacrosse coach in program history.


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JMU’s first research provost enamored by culture of developing thinkers

She is more than 700 miles from where she was born, raised and spent her entire professional career, but Dr. Yvonne Harris says she feels right at home in her new job at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.


Insulting your consumers: What’s best for business, WWE?

Paul Levesque, known to wrestling fans as Triple H, the 13-time WWE world champion and now executive vice president of the company, doesn’t like WWE fans. At least that’s the impression that he gave in cutting a promo, using the parlance of wrestling, on WWE’s flagship weekly TV show, Monday Night Raw, this week.


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VCU Medical Center wins prestigious national top honor for safety and quality

The American Hospital Association today recognized the VCU Medical Center with its top honor for leadership and innovation in safety and quality improvement.


Seven UVA specialties recognized in U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’ guide

U.S. News cited the following UVA Health System programs for being among the top 25 percent in their respective specialties:


State Fair booking performers for local music stage

The 2014 State Fair of Virginia is seeking the state’s best performers—musicians, dancers and others—to share their talents during this year’s event, which will run from Sept. 26 through Oct. 5.


Virginia music teacher elected secretary-treasurer of nation’s largest union

Princess Moss, an elementary school music teacher from Louisa County, Virginia, who has long championed bringing back music and fine arts education to America’s public schools, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the National Education Association.


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UVA’s Richard Shannon appointed to Kaiser Foundation boards

Richard P. Shannon, MD, executive vice president for health affairs at UVA, has been appointed to the boards of directors of a nationally recognized provider of healthcare and not-for-profit health plans.


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VCU announces Office of Continuing and Professional Education

deliver high-quality, non-credit courses and programs to the non-traditional adult learner.


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Virginia ranks high in business friendliness survey

Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today released new data showing that Virginia earned the highest possible grade for overall business friendliness, the regulatory environment, and the ease of licensing programs.


Two UVA Children’s Hospital specialties honored

Two UVA Children’s Hospital specialties – neonatology and urology – are nationally ranked in the 2014-2015 U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.


GMO Answers tackles Top 10 consumer questions

GMO Answers, an initiative committed to creating conversations about GMOs and food production, conducted a national survey earlier this year and has been answering a question a week online at gmoanswers.com.


Farm vehicle safety is a primary concern on secondary roads

“Country roads, take me home.” Many people remember the popular song by John Denver, but not everyone remembers to watch out for slow-moving farm vehicles on those country roads at this time of year.


Bruce Allen named president of Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named Bruce Allen as president and general manager.


VCU faculty member receives Fulbright Specialist Program award

Susan Gooden, Ph.D., professor of public policy and administration at VCU, has received a Fulbright Specialist Award with Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates for the summer of 2014.


Virginia Tech’s India research laboratory opens in Chennai

Four years in the making, Virginia Tech’s research laboratory in India opens today with Virginia Tech President Charles W. Steger presiding over the ribbon cutting.


Sprint, nTelos extend strategic network alliance through 2022

Sprint Corporation (“Sprint,” NYSE: S) and NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS) today announced that Sprint and NTELOS Inc. (“nTelos”) reached an amended agreement to extend their Strategic Network Alliance (“SNA”) through 2022.


Pamela Sutton-Wallace named UVA Medical Center CEO

Pamela Sutton-Wallace, MPH, senior vice president for hospital operations at Duke University Hospital, has been named CEO of the University of Virginia Medical Center.


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Governor McAuliffe announces $40 million investment in Henrico County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Mondelēz Global LLC, the U.S. operating company of Mondelēz International, Inc., will invest more than $40 million to expand its biscuit bakery in Henrico County.


Virginia’s new state forester begins work

Bettina K. Ring began work this week as only the seventh State Forester of Virginia in the 100-year-history of the Virginia Department of Forestry. She was appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe just four weeks ago.


Shenandoah University names Timothy Ford director of health professions

Timothy Ford, Ph.D., has been named Shenandoah University’s dean of the School of Health Professions. Dr. Ford will oversee the divisions of Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy and Respiratory Care.


The West should focus on Tehran’s Achilles’ heal: human rights

This April marked the 24th anniversary of the assassination of a dedicated human rights activist by the murderous regime in Iran.


Bray Wyatt, The Shield blurring the lines between wrestling babyface, heel

Jim Ross can’t understand why WWE heel Bray Wyatt had the audience singing along with him at the end of Monday Night Raw after the Wyatt Family’s handicap match against John Cena.