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Tuesday Aug 5 | The Washington Post

Va. higher ed leaders skeptical of Obama college rating plan

Fifty higher education leaders from Virginia are voicing skepticism about an Obama administration plan to rate colleges on measures of access and value and link those ratings to federal aid.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Liberty University, University of Mary Washington, Education

Mon Jul 28, 2014

VDARE

Exactly As Predicted, Establishment GOPer Ed Gillespie Blowing VA Senate Race

Virginia GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie claimed he had "not seen" Ted Cruz's bill to combat Obama's Administrative Amnesty and declined to endorse it during his debate with Democratic Senator Mark Warner Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, George Bush

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Broderick: Don't tie federal college rating system to finances

RECENTLY, I joined 50 colleagues from nearly all of Virginia's public and private institutions of higher education in expressing our collective concerns about the federal rating system proposed for colleges and universities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Old Dominion University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

New art acquisitions and Ralph Eaton arrive at Olin Gallery

Friday, September 5, 2014, Roanoke College welcomes Ralph Eaton and his exhibition, Tournament of Kudzu Parade , to the Olin Gallery.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Warner maintains big lead over Gillespie in Senate race, poll finds

Former governor Mark Warner remains a force in Virginia politics, opening a 25-point lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie in the early stages of the U.S. Senate race, a new poll shows.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Virginia, Virginia Government, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

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