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3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WCAV

UVa. Holding BLAST Summer Camp

Science, technology, engineering and math, or "STEM" subjects are being brought to life at the University of Virginia this week.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA

NBC29

UVA Student Experiencing Israeli/Palestinian Conflict Firsthand

A University of Virginia student is experiencing the fighting between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza firsthand.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News,

The Washington Post

50 Virginia college presidents protest Obamaa s planned school rating system

Fifty presidents of public and private nonprofit colleges and universities in Virginia have signed a letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan expressing "serious reservations" about the Obama administration's "misguided" development of a school rating system that could include data such as how much students earn after graduation.

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Related Topix: College of William and Mary, George Mason University, Education

NBC29

Latest Demographic Profiles Show Disparities Among VA Regions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 28, 2014: Looking at Virginia as made up of eight regions shows that the median household income in Northern Virginia of $102,499 is almost double and, in some places, triple that of other areas in the state, according to demographers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Wired

When Robots Come for Our Jobs, Will We Be Ready to Outsmart Them?

Visitors look at robot arms of Panasonic on display during the China International Robot Show 2013 in Shanghai, China, 2013.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, World News, China

CBS News

With Obama at the helm, young African leaders head to Washington

Inside a 19th century slave house on the edge of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello plantation, young African leaders are finding historical models to follow - and some not to.

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Related Topix: Virginia

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Financial Times

The highs and lows of a Mooc education

In 2012 Sharon Watkins was watching a Ted talk when she came across the concept of Moocs - massive open online courses.

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Related Topix: Springfield, OH, Education Etc.

The Carroll News

Carilion Family Medicine adds doctor, seeing new patients1:06 pm

Carilion Family Medicine, which has been open since March, will be expanding its services, thanks to the addition of Dr. Greg Shawvner.

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The Raw Story

'Happiness' is a place called Charlottesville, Virginia, a new study reveals

A new study has named Thomas Jefferson's home town the feelgood capital of the US, but residents say that just means liberal values and a sense of community To the residents of Charlottesville, it is a fitting coincidence that Thomas Jefferson, principal drafter of the Declaration of Independence that installed "Life, liberty and the pursuit of ... (more)

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

U.Va. considers loan for financial aid program

Patrick Hogan, the university's executive vice president and chief operating officer, disclosed the discussions with a bank at a meeting of a Board of Visitors subcommittee Friday in Herndon.

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NBC29

Incredible Turnout for University of Virginia's Health Fair

Medical students, doctors, and nurses from the University of Virginia donated their time to identify potential health risks and share tips for healthier living.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition

Newswise

U.Va. Darden School MBA Project Creates New Social Venture in Tunisia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - 24 July 2014 - What began as a student-led project at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business has turned into a startup.

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Related Topix: Darden, TN, World News, Tunisia, Alzheimer's, Health, South Africa, Africa

TBD.com

Expect drama to unfold when corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. McDonnell, wife begins Monday

Once upon a time, Grace Slick implored listeners of Jefferson Airplane to "Go ask Alice, when she's 10 feet tall."

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Jefferson Airplane, Pop/Rock, Lewis Carroll, Vocal

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Mr. and Mrs. Pinaki Santra

Hayleigh Tasha Stewart of Huntersville, N.C., and Pinaki Santra of Elkins were married April 26. The ceremony was at 5 p.m. at Governor Thomas Bennett House in Charleston, S.C. The bride's godmother, Franza Giffen, officiated.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

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