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4 hrs ago | Slashdot

Grad Student Rigs Cheap Alternative To $1,000 Air Purifiers In Smoggy China

An anonymous reader writes "University of Virginia grad student Thomas Talhelm was living in Beijing on a Fulbright Scholarship during the winter of 2012-13, when air pollution was so bad scientists likened it to a nuclear winter.

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8 hrs ago | ABC News

Virginia, Student Settle Lawsuit Over Arrest

The state of Virginia has reached a $212,500 settlement with a University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

8 hrs ago | USA Today

Amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites in North America

Amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites in North America From Pennsylvania to Puerto Rico, these are places we can explore, understand and learn from the past.

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Related Topix: Caribbean Travel, Travel, Puerto Rico Travel, Canada, World News, Charlottesville, VA, Anthropology, Archaeology, Science

12 hrs ago | Medical News

Study reveals impact of new onset postoperative AFib on patient mortality rates

New onset postoperative atrial fibrillation occurs in one-out-of-five heart surgery patients and is associated with an increased risk of additional complications, including double the risk of death, according to a study in the August 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery .

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Related Topix: Thoracic Surgery, Medicine, Health

14 hrs ago | Deseret News

In our opinion: Federal contracting executive order needs provisions protecting religious freedom

With a recent executive order, President Obama prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation in federal contracting.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The record Online

a Bazaar Performancea series will present bassoon recital

Bassoonist Elizabeth Roberts and pianist Lise Keiter will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, August 2, at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington.

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Related Topix: Irvington, VA, University of Missouri, Symphony, Arts, University of Southern California

NBC29

UVA Grad Hopes to Adopt Child she Met on Missionary Trip

A University of Virginia graduate has been on a mission in part of Africa and now, her work has led to trying make a big difference in the life of one little girl from Uganda.

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Related Topix: Malaria, Medicine, Health

NBC29

Chamber to Hold 2014 Jobs Action Agenda Summit in September

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is convening the 2014 Jobs Action Agenda Summit, on Tuesday, September 9th, at the Jefferson School City Center to help bring better focus and action plans that assist job creation and retention.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Newport News, VA

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

UVA Releases New Demographic Profiles Of Virginia

The University of Virginia has released a new report that highlights the diversity of the Commonwealth.

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DFW Catholic

Working-class marriage rate hurt by weak church efforts

Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2014 / 08:02 am .- A "national retreat" from marriage could worsen social divides between the married and unmarried and plummeting rates are partly due to religious groups failing to reach the working class, says one scholar.

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Related Topix: Wedding

NBC29

UVA Miller Center Offers New Resources Related to Richard Nixon's Resignation

History buffs can now dig deeper into the events surrounding President Richard Nixon's resignation with new resources from the University of Virginia's Miller Center.

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Vanguard

Jonathan, Tambuwal, Okonjo-Iweala, others condole with El Rufai over son's death

A buja - President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, over the death of his son, Hamza.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, College of the Atlantic,

RedOrbit

IBM 004

In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House today, IBM will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public in their research.

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Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers, Virginia, Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The 'corporate disobedience' saga continues at Market Basket

Months after a popular CEO was fired, thousands of his employees and customers are still fighting to get him back.

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Christian Science Monitor

Rep. Steve Israel: why 'impeachment' talk is a winner for Democrats

Rep. Steve Israel of New York, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, speaks at a breakfast hosted by The Christian Science Monitor in Washington on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Breakfast, Life, Food, John Boehner, Republican, Representative Steve Scalise

WCAV

Artifacts Discovered During UVa. Rotunda Renovations

Renovations on the University of Virginia's iconic Rotunda began two years ago, but recently some planned probes in the Lower West Oval Room uncovered something exciting for the university and historians alike.

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NBC29

Molly Michie Preschool Opens at New Location in Cville

The doors are open at what was Charlottesville's first integrated preschool in its first new home in 47 years.

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Hotel Interactive

Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Charlottesville, VA

Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended stay hotels, announced today the opening of its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlottesville, VA.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Forbes.com

Top 25 Best Southern Colleges 2014

Davidson University in Davidson, NC, climbed from the No. 4 spot to steal the crown from Duke University as the top school in the South this year.

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Related Topix: Davidson, NC, Duke University, Rice University, Washington & Lee University, Lee University

Government Executive

How to Overcome Your Fear of Thinking

It's a fascinating recap of a study at the University of Virginia that confirms what you may already know.

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