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Trex CEO to present ‘Lessons Learned the Hard Way’

Ronald Kaplan, chief executive officer of Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking products, will present “Leadership: Lessons Learned the Hard Way” on Monday, Oct. 20 at Shenandoah University.


Duke football facility upgrades: Does it make sense to spend that money?

Duke drew 28,131 fans to Wallace Wade Stadium for its Homecoming win over UVA on Saturday. Not a lot of people, but a lot of very smart people, in a manner of speaking, though you have to question how wise some of the smart people on campus are considering what they’re thinking about doing with untold tens of millions of dollars.


John Grisham and the child porn defense SEO, PR nightmare

You never want your name in the Google era to be in a headline with the words child porn. Whatever possessed bestselling author John Grisham to broach the topic in an interview with a British newspaper, the resulting crapstorm of publicity for Grisham will linger for some time.


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#15 William and Mary football hosts #4 Villanova on Saturday

The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team will square off against a top-10 opponent for the second consecutive week when it hosts No. 5/4 Villanova for homecoming this Saturday at 3:30 p.m.


Why not interview Jesse Matthew in 2009?

Jesse Matthew, in jail on a charge related to the Sept. 13 disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, was working as a cab driver the night that Morgan Harrington disappeared in 2009.


How Ray Rice plays in the NFL in 2015

Ray Rice is only on the sidelines in a figurative sense. The former Baltimore Ravens running back remains on the NFL indefinite suspension list in the aftermath of the release of security-camera footage showing him punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, in a New Jersey elevator in February.


Video: Libertarian congressional candidate Will Hammer

Sixth District Libertarian congressional nominee Will Hammer released his first campaign web ad on Monday. Hammer is challenging incumbent Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte in the November election.


Hannah Graham family statement

The family of missing UVA student Hannah Graham issued a statement Saturday pleading with the public for any information as to the whereabouts of their daughter, who went missing in the early-morning hours of Sept. 13.


How did Jesse Matthew fly under the radar for so long?

We already knew that Jesse Matthew, in jail in connection with the Sept.13 disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, has been connected to the 2009 disappearance and murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.


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Press Conference: Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the media on Monday. Virginia Tech (3-2, 0-1 ACC) faces North Carolina (2-2, 0-1 ACC) on Saturday at 12:30 in Chapel Hill, N.C.


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VDOT expands use of flashing yellow arrow signals in southwest and southside Virginia

The Virginia Department of Transportation is beginning a $1.6-million project to change traffic signals at 91 intersections throughout southwest and southside Virginia.


Learn more about the Dominion Pipeline proposal

Staunton videographer Richard Adams provides video from the September 2014 Augusta County Board of Supervisors meeting featuring several speakers from local groups that oppose the proposed Dominion Pipeline.


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Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia Tech (2-2, 0-1 ACC) hosts Western Michigan (2-1) on Saturday.


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#12 William and Mary football opens CAA play at Stony Brook

The No. 12 William and Mary football team will look to extend its winning streak to four games when it opens its conference slate at Stony Brook on Saturday at 6 p.m.


VirginiaSportsTV unveils new YouTube integration for UVA athletics

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.


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.


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Card stunt, storify page planned for ODU-MTSU football game

ODU football will host its historic Conference USA home opener on Friday, Sept. 26 against Middle Tennessee and the ODU Athletic department has several exciting events planned for fans attending the game.


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Ballards Mill Road closes Sept. 22 for bridge work

Beginning Sept. 22, the Virginia Department of Transportation will close Route 671 – Ballards Mill Road – in Albemarle County for two weeks for a bridge project.


Augusta Free Press produces video for Fishburne Military School

Augusta Free Press produced a web video for Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro featuring the school’s Annual Blessing of the Colors at a special event on campus in Waynesboro, Va., on Sept. 17, 2014


Police chief: Similarities between UVA missing student case, Harrington case

Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo said today at a press conference that there are clear similarities between the case of missing UVA student Hannah Graham and the 2009 disappearance of Morgan Harrington.


Augusta Free Press produces informational video for Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc.

Augusta Free Press has produced an informational video for Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc. promoting a WDDI effort to locate an informational kiosk in the heart of the downtown business district.


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Press Conference: Louisville coach Bobby Petrino

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino talks with reporters after the 21st-ranked Cardinals were upset, 23-21, at UVA on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports, politics on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joined host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., on Friday to talk sports and politics news.


Staunton Makerspace provides space, inspiration

Makerspace. It is a community workspace designed to allow those who tinker, program, invent, build, code, problem solve, and so much more, have the space and equipment needed to dream big and then turn those dreams into reality. And we now have one right here in Staunton.


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What did we learn from the Ray Rice video? Nothing

Why did it take the video from inside the elevator showing Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee Janay twice, knocking her out on her feet, her then hitting her head on a guardrail before dropping to the ground, for public opinion to turn so severely?


#15 UVA men’s soccer opens ACC play vs. Virginia Tech

The No. 15-ranked UVA men’s soccer team kicks off ACC play at 8 p.m. Friday when it entertains Virginia Tech in a Commonwealth Clash game at Klöckner Stadium.


Sexism: The Killer Elephant in the Room

Sexism is socially-constructed gender bias, creating a culture that objectifies females as mere collections of body parts. Sexism ensures a climate in which women are viewed as possessions, as property, as somehow inferior by definition, with the result that male domination of females is sanctioned.


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How much deeper can Roger Goodell, NFL dig this hole?

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell insists that no one in the league office saw the videotape that shows Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, until Monday, when TMZ published the video to its website.


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McAuliffe hosts virtual town hall on technology-based innovation, entrepreneurship

Today, Governor McAuliffe, Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson, and Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones hosted a statewide, virtual town hall on Technology-based Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Virginia.


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#16 William and Mary football hosts Norfolk State on Saturday

The No. 16 William and Mary football team will look for its second consecutive victory when it hosts Norfolk State in its home opener this Saturday at 7 p.m.


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The art of sportswriting, and the Ray Rice story

If your mother says she loves you, check it out. That’s the mantra that we live by in journalism. If you’re going to report something as fact, it had better be fact, and you’d better have vetted the hell out of it to make sure.


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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).


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., with host Jim Bresnahan.


WVPT Public Television opens new Harrisonburg studio location

WVPT Public Television, serving the Shenandoah Valley and Central and Northern Virginia, welcomes visitors to the opening of the new location for its studio and business offices on Thursday, September 11th from noon until 8:30 p.m.


Ban Ray Rice, or fire Roger Goodell: Somebody’s head needs to roll

The story on the Ray Rice domestic-assault incident has now been updated from we don’t know what happened in the elevator to oh, my God, he knocked her the eff out!


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UVA baseball to be honored Sept. 9 by Washington Nationals

UVA’s 2014 NCAA runner-up baseball team will be honored on Tuesday, Sept. 9, by the Washington Nationals prior to the Nats’ game against the Atlanta Braves at 7:05 p.m. at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.


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#3 UVA men’s soccer preps for Hurricane Classic

The third-ranked UVA men’s soccer team travels to Tulsa, Okla., this weekend to compete in the Hurricane Classic, hosted by Tulsa at the Hurricane Soccer & Track Stadium.


Vector Industries: A nonprofit business with a mission

Founded in 1969, Vector Industries is a unique nonprofit that is self-supporting in its mission to provide employment opportunities to local residents with different disabilities in the Greater Augusta County area through contract work for a variety of regional customers.


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Student Sexual Misconduct: Important information for UVA alumni, parents

The University of Virginia is a caring community based on the principles of honor, respect, and personal accountability. Yet we know that incidents of misconduct and violence — including sexual misconduct and violence — do sometimes occur on our Grounds.


JMU football continues road swing at Lehigh on Saturday

The JMU football team will be on the road for the second straight game to open the 2014 season, traveling to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to take on Lehigh. Both teams are receiving votes in the The Sports Network and FCS Coaches Polls.


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Controversial homer lifts Salem to Game 1 playoff win

Salem catcher Jake Romanski’s controversial two-run blast in the top of the 10th inning gave the Salem Red Sox a 3-1 victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the first game of the Southern Division Championship Series.


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September is National Prepardness Month

September is National Preparedness Month; reminding us that natural calamities may strike at any moment.


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EMU men’s soccer blasts Marymount, 4-1

Looking to rebound from Friday’s last-second loss, EMU’s soccer men torched the nets for four goals and their first victory of the season.


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Goucher tops EMU women’s soccer, 2-0

The EMU soccer women are still looking for their first goal of the year after a 2-0 loss at Goucher Saturday afternoon. EMU’s soccer women return to Harrisonburg 0-2 after their season-opening trip to Baltimore, Md., as they prepare for next Wednesday’shome opener.