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1 hr ago | NBC29

Utility Workers, Driver Injured in Accident Near Barracks Road Shopping Center

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. along the 900 block of Emmet Street. Two utility trucks were parked at the intersection with Wise Street doing work on a pole that was hit during a previous accident when witnesses say a man in a 2002 Nissan was driving erratically before slamming into the back of the truck, pinning one of the workers.


Related Topix: Louisa County, VA, Crozet, VA, Keswick, VA

1 hr ago | Cavalier Daily

Publius' calls for change to honor system, sustained discussion

A letter was distributed around Grounds late Saturday night signed by the alias "Publius" calling for changes to the University's honor system.


3 hrs ago | Cato Institute

Speech on Public College Campuses Liberated in One State

On April 4, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law a bill unanimously passed by the House of Delegates and the Senate, which turns outdoor areas on the state's public college and university campuses into what the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, calls "public forums."


Related Topix: Opinion

7 hrs ago | LiveScience

School Shootings: What Does Science Say?

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va., generally known as Virginia Tech, was the scene of a mass shooting in 2007.


Related Topix: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Violent Crime, Prison

8 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

UNC: Experts see flaws in whistleblower work

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Georgia State University

9 hrs ago | 800-CEO-READ Blog

Thinker in Residence: Warren Berger

He is the creator of the website and author of the new book A More Beautiful Question -both focusing on the power of inquiry to spark breakthrough ideas.


Related Topix: Syracuse University, University of Oregon, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Visual Arts

11 hrs ago | NBC29

Albemarle HS Tabs Brandon Isaiah as new Head Football Coach

Albemarle High School has hired Brandon Isaiah to be its new head varsity football coach.


13 hrs ago | The Daily News Leader

Betty W. Elliott

She was born Jan. 9, 1925 in Rockbridge County, a daughter of the late Thomas Hall and Annabelle Walters.


Related Topix: Raphine, VA, Rockbridge County, VA, Madison, VA, Libraries, Wedding

14 hrs ago | NBC29

VA Seeks Dismissal of Federal Lawsuit against State, ABC Agents

The state of Virginia is asking a judge to dismiss the $40 million lawsuit filed by a University of Virginia student at the center of a botched Alcoholic Beverage Control sting.


16 hrs ago | Skift

The World Cup Hospitality Experiments Taking Place in Rio's Slums

The 26-year-old is renting his studio apartment in Brazil's biggest slum for the month-long duration of the soccer World Cup that ends July 13. He's expecting to collect 4,000 reais from guests willing to sample life in Rio de Janeiro, where federal troops are joining police to combat attacks by drug gangs.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

21 hrs ago | Freshnews

XBiotech Welcomes Addition of Senior Vice President Corporate Development & General Counsel

AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech announced today that Robert Lindsey has joined the Company as Senior Vice President Corporate Development & General Counsel.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Harvard University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

DA Taps Dewey Prosecutor To Be Tax Crimes Chief

Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Peirce Moser, who is heading the team prosecuting four former Dewey & LeBoeuf lawyers for financial fraud, has been appointed as chief of the office's Tax Crimes Unit.


Related Topix: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

New UVA Professor Wins Pulitzer

A University of Virginia professor has won a Pulitzer Prize. Historian Alan Taylor is an esteemed expert on Colonial America and the early U.S. public.



Cville Middle-Schoolers Get Look inside UVA Medical Center

Hundreds of Charlottesville middle school students got a close-up look inside the University of Virginia Department of Medicine Tuesday.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Oakton's Cory Harris is Virginia bound

After suffering an ACL tear following his sophomore year, Cory Harris bounced back to compete in three varsity sports for Oakton.


ENR-Engineering News-Record

?FAA Appeals Drone Ruling as Use Soars

But amid a rising tide of drone usage, including by contractors and engineers, the agency's fight may prove futile.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Christian Newswire

Central Presbyterian Church Celebrates the Installation of Jason Harris as Senior Pastor

Central Presbyterian Church will celebrate the installation of The Reverend Jason Harris as its Senior Pastor at a special service to be held on Sunday, April 27, at 5:00 p.m., New York time, in Central's sanctuary.


Related Topix: New York, Princeton University

Free Republic

3 Myths About Thomas Jefferson

This week holds some critical dates. April 15 haunts most Americans as a tax deadline.


Related Topix: Jefferson, AR

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Deming Headlight

School administrators brush up in class

Courtesy Photo Clockwise, from bottom left, are Southwest Regional Educational Cooperative members Linda Hale, Hatch Valley; Valerie Brea, Lordsburg; Randy Piper, Lordsburg; Vicki Chavez, and Susan Taylor, Hatch Valley.


Related Topix: Lordsburg, NM, Education Etc., Hatch, NM


Survivors of Sexual Abuse Share Stories at Take Back the Night

In the United States, April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Colleges across the country are working to raise awareness of sexual assault on campus while teaching students how to help prevent it.