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2 hrs ago | Instapundit

Warner Up to $14 Million in Virginia Senate Race

Sen. Mark Warner raised $2.7 million in this year's second quarter, bringing the Virginia Democrat's already substantial bankroll to $14 million in his bid for a second term.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, George Bush, W.

6 hrs ago |

'Game of Thrones' roundup: Ommegang reveals new brew, U-Va. offers summer course

It's time for another exciting roundup of Game of Thrones -related news to help you trudge through the dog days of the hiatus.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

USA Today

Rand Paul hits the road with eye on 2016 presidential bid

Kentucky's junior senator Friday takes his crusade for a more inclusive Republican Party to Cincinnati, where he will talk to a national civil-rights conference about reforming education and changing the criminal-justice system to enhance opportunities among minorities.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Politics

High-flying Kiwi to head US Walmart

FLYER: Greg Foran is the new head of Walmart in the US, just months after he was appointed to head the retailer's Asian operations.


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ABC News

Inside the University of Virginia's 'Game of Thrones' English Course

"Games of Thrones" fans at the University of Virginia just had the opportunity to take the class of a lifetime.


Related Topix: Entertainment


UVA Medical Researchers Develop New Antibiotic

University of Virginia medical researchers announced they have a new drug that could prove to be a breakthrough for thousands of people who have Crohn's disease.

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Charlottesville, VA

East Side Storytellin' 41

Hello everyone, and welcome to another great round of East Side Storytellin'. Similar to the 40, yes 40, previous shows we've put together from East Side Story, we've come together here to get you cultured up just right in the form of a local Nashville writer reading from original prose, followed by an amazing local musician performing and talking ... (more)


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Denver, Home Listing, Home

West Virginia Metro

U.S. Senate race called 'Likely Republican;' Dem Super PAC getting involved

With several months remaining before the 2014 General Election, political analysts with the University of Virginia's Center for Politics say this year looks to be the year West Virginia elects its first Republican U.S. Senator since the 1950s.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia

Radio Times

Game of Thrones and eight more subjects you wouldn't believe you can study at university

Politicising BeyoncA©, The Simpsons and Philosophy, Harry Potter and the Age of Illusion - they're all actual courses at actual educational institutions... For all you Game of Thrones obsessives out there and we know there are many you can step your infatuation up a notch with a brand new Westeros-themed course being offered this summer at the ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Rutgers University, Celebrities, Dance, Lady Gaga, Pop/Rock, University of South Carolina

Street Fight

How Community Involvement Can Pay Off for Local Publishers

Jim Brady may be the most durable pioneer in digital community news. So I yellow-highlighted this paragraph from his recent interview with Poynter's Butch Ward as Brady prepares to launch the new site in Philadelphia: "I used to be a believer in staying out of the fray, and just reporting on what was happening and stopping there.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Alone with their watts: Research delivers a shock

How many times have you found yourself saying, "If only I could have five minutes of peace to just THINK!"? It turns out that people actually given some time to be alone with their thoughts - and no phones, screens, music, paper or other distractions - find the experience surprisingly unpleasant.



Healthy Virginians Aim of Conference Held at UVA

Dorothy McAuliffe was in Charlottesville Wednesday along with state Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Hazel.


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government


The Threat to the Scientific Method that Explains the Spate of Fraudulent Science Publications

In light of that trend, he asks, "If we can no longer trust science, what do we have as the basis for knowledge?" Pat is a friend of mine, and I respect him tremendously for the quality of his scientific work as well as for his courage as a critic of global warming panic.


Related Topix: Opinion

Lakota West's C.J. Stalker picks Virginia over UC, UofL

From Lakota West head football coach Larry Cox: Lakota West senior to be MLB C.J. Stalker committed to the University of Virginia today.


Daily Kos

Georgia GOP taps job outsourcer and pay discriminator as Senate nominee

Republicans have chosen a real peach of a Senate nominee in Georgia, where businessman David Perdue narrowly defeated Rep. Jack Kingston in a runoff vote.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney


Westeros 101: 'Game of Thrones' Taught in College Seminar

For four weeks this summer, students at the University of Virginia will delve into one of the most sprawling and beloved literary sagas of all time: Nope, not Homer's Odyssey , but Martin's Game of Thrones .


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

WRIC-TV Richmond


First lady Dorothy McAuliffe is joining a panel of public health experts intent on promoting policies to ensure a healthier Virginia.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Real Central VA

Charlottesville is Happy

Charlottesville, Virginia, is the happiest city in America, according to the study.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Opinion

Accuracy In Academia

This is a College Course?

Young people who want to spend their college years to undergoing radical intellectual transformations do so typically through the study of liberal arts.


Related Topix: Psychology, Greek, Instrumental, Science, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

The Hartford Courant

Manchester Resident To Spend Two Years As Campus Missionary

Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students.


Related Topix: Manchester, CT, University of Connecticut