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47 min ago | The Washington Post

Vets vent to Warner at campaign stop

Sen. Mark Warner had just finished greeting the members of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #58 and removed his suit jacket when the emotional stories about misplaced paperwork, frustrating interactions and endless bureaucracy at the Department of Veteran's Affairs began.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Life, Veteran Affairs, World News

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

4 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

Study: Couples Who Wait Longer to Have Sex, Live Together, More Likely to Report Higher Marriage Qua

A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Virginia finds that survey subjects who waited longer to have sex with their significant other were more likely to have a higher quality marriage.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NBC29

Katie Couric to Present Documentary at Virginia Film Festival

University of Virginia alum Katie Couric will introduce the documentary " Fed Up " at the festival, taking place November 6 - November 9. The documentary, produced and narrated by Couric, is based on the premise that everything we've been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is wrong.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Life, Food, Nutrition, Movies, Entertainment

Medical Daily

Ignorance Is Bliss When It Comes To Marriage: The Fewer Partners...

Higher marriage quality is associated with clear decision-making, fewer sexual and romantic partners prior to getting married, and big weddings.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Human Sexuality

WCAV

Police: 1 Person Stabbed on 14th St. NW

Charlottesville Police say one person has been stabbed near 14th Street NW, around The Corner area of the University of Virginia.

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Fauquier.com

Hume murder suspect gets six more months of evaluation

Judge Jeffrey Parker granted Judy Deal another six months of analysis to determine whether she was mentally competent to stand trial for the alleged first-degree murder of her estranged husband.

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Related Topix: Hume, VA, Fauquier County, VA, Psychology, Science

Hogs Haven

Five Things You Need To Know About...Morgan Moses

Morgan was drafted by the Redskins in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He was the 66th pick overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Redskins, NFL Football

The Washington Post

Bigger wedding, happier marriage?

In romantic comedies, big weddings are usually a bad thing, a sign that the bride lost sight of her real priorities.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Entertainment, Television

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Council appoints two to Charlottesville Planning Commission; reappoints Keller

Charlottesville's newest planning commissioners are a former candidate for the Commissioner of Revenue and an historic preservation architect at the University of Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia State University, Virginia

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Hooking up to getting hitched: Yes, it can happen

Purposely ambiguous and definitely provocative, the term "hookup" has gotten plenty of attention from researchers analyzing this sexual behavior that can range from kissing to sexual intercourse.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, University of Denver, Deer Harbor, WA

Deseret News

How a person's premarital experiences affect his or her future marriage

The National Marriage Project's new "Before 'I Do' " report reveals the impact of premarital activity on what kind of marriage a couple will ultimately have.

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Related Topix: Wedding, University of Denver, Human Sexuality

Cavalier Daily

Telemedicine breaks barriers at Medical Center

The Office of Telemedicine at the Medical Center has added nine new partner health facilities, including the University of Virginia Medical Center to its practice, employing a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture

Science Daily

White, straight women leading surge in infertility treatments

Heterosexual white women are twice as likely as racial or sexual minority women to obtain medical help to get pregnant, according to a recent study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infertility, Gay/Lesbian

The Washington Post

A clinic that may make me a better runner

I've come frustratingly close to beating the qualifying standard several times over the years but have always been a little too slow.

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Examiner.com

Statin drugs may help fight Ebola

Statin medications used to treat people with heart disease and diabetes may help fight Ebola , according to physicians writing an editorial in a recent edition of the New York Times .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Infectious Diseases, Cholesterol, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)

NBC29

New UVA Global Studies Major to Deepen the Student Experience

Nicholas Masters, a third-year University of Virginia student from Chesapeake, is one of at least 100 students who will have a new opportunity to study deeply intricate international issues through the school's new global studies major.

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Reuters

After prison stint, former Providence, R.I., mayor eyes comeback

The man who ran Providence, Rhode Island, for 22 of the past 50 years is convinced that his hometown needs him again and isn't going to let a little thing like the five years he spent in prison on a racketeering conviction stand in his way.

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Related Topix: Prison, Providence, RI, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Holtville Tribune

From Twitter to Kickstarter the digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author

Between LOLs, emoticons and 140-character rants, it may seem like digital communication has only served to stunt young people's writing abilities.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Cavalier Daily

Board revises ethic policy, remove public dissent ban

Amid a flurry of public backlash, the Board of Visitors' special committee on governance and engagement released a revised version of its draft Statement of Expectations last Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Richmond (San Francisco, CA), Charlottesville, VA

Climbing Tal's Hill

Houston Astros prospect Derek Fisher named to NYPL All-Star Game

Last week, I wrote about Houston Astros prospects Derek Fisher and A.J. Reed starting off strong and playing very well since getting drafted.

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