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46 min ago | WCAV

McDonnell Testimony Reveals Inner Workings of UVa Board of Visitors

Bob McDonnell testified he could say no to donors and used University of Virginia Vice Rector William Goodwin Jr. as an example.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia

4 hrs ago | WBTV

NCTM announces fall excursion tours

For the past eight years, N.C. Transportation Museum Autumn Train Excursions have combined railroading, history, travel, shopping, dining and fun.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Life, Food, Food Festival

5 hrs ago | Express India

Big fat wedding could be key to marital bliss

The more people who attend your wedding to share the beginning of your new life, the better the chances you will be happily married years down the road, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Wedding, University of Denver

9 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Allen Lyndrup has been setting the stage for more than 30 years

After nearly two decades teaching in College of Charleston's theater department, you would think Allen Lyndrup would be ready for a break from the stage.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, College of Charleston, Illinois, Wartburg College, James Madison University

9 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

From CofC to Charleston Stage, Janine McCabe dresses the city's thespians

Anyone who has ever participated in Halloween knows that a costume can make you feel like another person.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, College of Charleston, Wedding, Theater, Arts, Flat Rock, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Z100 Radio

The Bigger Your Wedding, the Happier Your Marriage?

Nothing says "I will love you forever" like blowing $200,000 on a wedding . . . just so distant relatives can enjoy a 16-piece band play "Crazy in Love" next to a chocolate fondue fountain.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Missourian

Former Monticello gardens director visits MU

Mark Nicolais, a religious studies graduate student, walks past an assortment of flowers in a portion of the Mizzou Botanic Garden on Francis Quadrangle on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Missouri

NBC29

Russian Ambassador to U.S. Addresses UVA Class

Russia relations topped talks during a class at the University of Virginia Tuesday night with a special guest.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News,

WCAV

Students are Back on Grounds for the First Day of Classes

Maybe you've noticed the student influx over the last week, well the first day of classes kicked off on Tuesday at the University of Virginia.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Fraternities

Accuracy In Academia

Marriage is Different from Popular Perception, Study finds

The popular "try before you buy" mentality may be helpful when buying a car, but not necessarily when preparing for marriage.

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Switched

A Story of Dysfunction Points to a Couple of Basic Truths

Meredith Broussard, a professor at Temple University and the parent of a Philadelphia elementary school student, started by asking whether performance on state tests can be "gamed."

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Related Topix: Temple University, Standardized Testing, Education, Kids, Family

Forbes.com

The Five Most Important Secrets Of Great Speechwriting

I am one of America's top communication theorists and coaches. A passionate teacher, I am committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas - and then delivering them with panache.

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Related Topix: Lehigh University, Princeton University

US News & World Report

Does America Like Football Because It Likes War?

Back in April, I wrote a piece here about football, baseball and the American ways of war.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NBC29

UVA Batten Students Volunteer on Last Day of Summer Break

The last day of summer has arrived for students at the University of Virginia, but many of them decided to get out and work in the community Monday instead of hanging around the university.

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Related Topix: Albemarle County, VA

BBC News

Is this woman an apostate?

Kate Kelly stands frozen at an empty intersection in Salt Lake City. There is no traffic coming in either direction.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

NBC29

UVA Faculty Added to Ecological Observatory Network

The University of Virginia's Mountain Lake Biological Station, located on a remote and nearly pristine mountaintop in Southwest Virginia, is about to become a member station of the new National Ecological Observatory Network, or NEON, a conglomeration of 106 United States research stations - from the Arctic to the tropics - to be linked as a single ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO

Business Journal

Take risks, stay balanced: 5 pieces of advice Dr. Nelly Mauras would give her younger self

Dr. Nelly Mauras, MD, a Chief, Division of Endocrinology, a Diabetes & Metabolism a Nemours Children's Clinic a & Professor of Pediatrics a Mayo College of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Endocrinology, Medicine

Business Journal

UNM names new director of architecture

An expert in sustainable and affordable housing is the new director of the architecture program at the University of New Mexico's School of Architecture and Planning.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Wall Street Journal

The Christie-Giuliani Connections

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has had a lot in common with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for a long time-two Northeast Republicans known for their tough talk, Italian-American roots and taste for the national spotlight.

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Related Topix: US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Rudy Giuliani, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat

The Washington Post

U.Va. awareness campaign targets sexual misconduct

A new public awareness campaign at the University of Virginia aims to prevent sexual misconduct by showing bystanders how to recognize potentially dangerous situations and offer help.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

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