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2 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

JMU, BRCC Called - Great Schools' To Work

BRCC head librarian Kyle McCarrell pares down books in the library catalog to make room for new titles Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily News-Record

You Need Two'

Drew Mehringer has big plans for the offensive meeting room inside the James Madison University football offices at the Plecker Center plans symbolic, perhaps, of the direction the... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story

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Northern Virginia Daily

Valley Scholars Program promotes college education

Five rising eighth graders from Shenandoah County could earn free college tuition by participating in a five-year program on college readiness beginning this fall.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Ronald McDonald House Hires Director of Community Development

The Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Virginia has hired Ms. Jeanne M. Bollendorf as its new Director of Community Development.

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Related Topix: Roanoke, VA, Charlottesville, VA, Bristol County, England, Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England, Harrisonburg, VA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Honorable mentions

The following local residents were named to the spring 2014 dean's list at Saint Michael's College: Natalie Ledue of Springvale, daughter of Thomas Ledue of Springvale.

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Related Topix: Saint Michael's College, Eliot, ME, Kittery, ME, Endicott College

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Fairfax Times

People & Places

Jill's House, which provides respite for children with intellectual disabilities and their families, is one of six finalists in the first-ever “Ultimate Neighborhood Give Back Challenge,” sponsored by Chicago-based Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the country.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Charlottesville, VA

The Daily News-Record

Milestone Hit For Bluestone Trail

A new bridge over Blacks Run, part of phase one of the Bluestone Trail, has been completed in Purcell Park.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Huntington News

Dalton named Marshall University Director of Athletic Bands

Formerly a high school and elementary school band teacher in Atlanta, Georgia, the new Director of Athletic Bands said he is excited and anxious to be teaching at the university level.

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Related Topix: Marshall University, University of Alabama

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

New Principal is Announced for Berkeley Glenn Elementary

Mrs. Burks has a Bachelor of Science in Music from Radford University and a Master in Education from James Madison University.

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Related Topix: Radford University

JD Journal

Excellent Video on Sexual Assault from 'Daily Show'

Jessica Williams has become a very popular correspondent on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.'

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The Daily News-Record

Fighter For Free Speech Visits JMU

Participants in the Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers jCamp at James Madison University got the opportunity to hear from a legendary free speech activist on... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

For Portsmouth teen, singing is gateway to opportunity

Raiquan Thomas of Portsmouth, who attended the Governor's School for the Arts, performs Vincenzo Bellini's "Vaga luna che inargenti" at the 2014 Omega Talent Hunt.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, VA, Opera, Vincenzo Bellini, Bellini, Arts

News 4 Jax

4 Chords - Dave Matthews Band

OKAY, I DON'T THINK WE HAVE THE -- YOU KNOW WHAT WE'RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT ANOTHER HOT SUMMER CONCERT THAT IS HITTING THE RIVER CITY TONIGHT THE DAVE MATTHEWS VAN PLAYING AT THE VETERAN'S MEMORIAL ARENA.

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Detroit Free Press

Federal government threaten colleges as sexual assault claims increase

For the growing list of college and universities under investigation by the Department of Education for their handling of sexual assault complaints, the threat of losing federal funds remains real.

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Related Topix: University of Richmond, University of Delaware, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Utility Products

Virginia high school installs wind power

A wind turbine will rise near the towering trees and open land around Grassfield High School in the western part of the Chesapeake, Virginia.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chesapeake, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Google Makes Promotional Video At JMU

What started as a Google competition for a college class ultimately landed Lindsay Keller a job with the company, and now it's come full circle to make James Madison University the... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WCAV

Albemarle Co. Names New Principal for Sutherland Middle School

Vrhovac has served as an educator and administrator for more than 25 years in Central Virginia, and most recently served as assistant principal at Albemarle High School and Walton Middle School.

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Related Topix: Virginia

Mother Jones

New Study: Lobbying Doesn't Help Company Profits - But It's Great For Executive Pay

Who really profits when companies drop millions on lobbying? A new paper by Russell Sobel and Rachel Graefe-Anderson of the Mercatus Institute at James Madison University suggests a surprising answer: Corporate America's record expenditures on political influence may be doing little for the companies doing the spending, but a lot for their ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NJ.com

Engagement announcement: Margaux Zanelli to wed Mark Lampariello

John and Patricia Zanelli of Bethlehem Township are proud to announce their daughter, Margaux Zanelli's engagement to Mark Lampariello.

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Related Topix: George Mason University

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Local actor, Diego Salinas to appear in 'On The Wing'

A recent graduate from Altee High School and upcoming freshman in the theatre department at James Madison University , Diego Salinas has been cast in the role of Javier Reyes in On The Wing to be filmed in Virginia and starring two time Golden Globe nominee Corbin Bernsen and Academy Award winner Shirley Jones.

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