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3 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

ODU report points to ticks as major menace

Responses to an Old Dominion University survey on the region's health listed exposure to tick bites as an important health concern.

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Alicia H. Thomas

Alicia Hutchison Thomas, 44, of Fairfax passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Virginia Hospital Center.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Local economic confidence rising, ODU report says

Confidence in the local economy has reached a five-year high, though most people still rate it "fair" or "poor," according to results released Tuesday from Old Dominion University's annual Life in Hampton Roads survey.

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The Virginian-Pilot

ODU seeks $70M for science, health building

John Broderick, the president of Old Dominion University, teaches a graduate-level course on "The College and University Presidency," which looks at issues and challenges in higher education today.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Big honors for ODU Dynasty Dance Team, Monarch Cheerleaders

The Old Dominion University Dynasty Dance Team and the Monarch Cheerleaders took home big honors from a national dance and cheer competition.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

On the Bookshelf

Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention.

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Related Topix: Nonfiction, Arts, Norfolk State University, Poetry, Entertainment

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Andy Fox on students frustrated with ODU housing

A man left on the street during a housing headache at Old Dominion University told 10 On Your side he's a victim of circumstance.

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The Virginian-Pilot

ODU survey: Quality of life improving in Hampton Roads

The quality of life in Hampton Roads is improving, residents told researchers at Old Dominion University in an annual survey.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

PHCC official dies in wreck

Patrick Henry Community College President Angeline Godwin on Saturday recalled faculty member Cristy Reynolds as being someone who instinctively knew what to do to help her students succeed at learning.

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Related Topix: Rockbridge County, VA, Martinsville, VA

The Virginian-Pilot

Need food, beer, furniture delivered? Call Carry Norfolk

Ian Taylor, owner, is photographed at Carry Norfolk headquarters located in Hatch Norfolk on Granby Street in Norfolk, Va.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

ODU launches mobile app to help decrease crime

Old Dominion University launched a mobile app called LiveSafe on Friday. The goal is to decrease crime in the area by making communication about what's going on in and around campus as easy as the touch of a button.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk vigil pays tribute to those killed at hands of police

More than 50 people participated in a moment of silence at Old Dominion University on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

SFGate

Edudemic Announces 2014's Affordable Online Colleges

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, State University, AR, Oregon State University, Florida International University, University of Arkansas

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Tracing Americana through the owners of a '57 Chevy in 'Auto Biography'

Tommy Arney and the 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Townsman. 'I wanted to tell a social history through a single car,' Earl Swift said.

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Related Topix: Moyock, NC

The Virginian-Pilot

Official: Blow that killed ODU student isn't usually fatal

The blow that killed Old Dominion University math major Paul Johnson on Feb. 23 isn't usually fatal, Norfolk's chief medical examiner testified Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Southwest Times

Amanda Hudgins receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski is pleased to announce that Amanda Hudgins, R.N., was selected as the second quarter winner of the 2014 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Pulaski, VA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KeysNews.com

Leaving a piece of the future intact

Sponges play two important roles in the Florida Keys shallow water ecosystem -- improving water and providing critical habitat for juvenile spiny lobsters and stone crabs, two of the state's most important commercial fisheries.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Hampton Roads military conducts Iraqi airstrikes

The Norfolk-based USS George H. W. Bush carrier strike group was involved in several airstrikes conducted in Iraq Friday, according to the Pentagon.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA

WMKY-FM Morehead

MSU welcomes Dr. Steven Ralston as provost

"Dr. Ralston is a proven leader with a strong reputation of vision, energy and integrity," said Dr. Andrews.

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Related Topix: Morehead State University, Richmond, VA, University of Tennessee, Northern Illinois University

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Remembering local dean of wine education

ROY WILLIAMS, 77, died last month, and we lost the man I have long considered to be the dean of wine education in Hampton Roads.

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