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19 hrs ago | WKRN

Army IDs soldier who shot self at Virginia base

A soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head earlier this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist from New York, the Army said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, Fort Eustis, US Navy, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, Virginia

19 hrs ago | CBS Local

Army IDs Soldier Who Shot Herself at Fort Lee in Virginia

A soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head earlier this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist from New York, the Army said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, Fort Eustis, US Navy, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, Virginia

20 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Promising new cancer therapy uses molecular 'Trash Man' to exploit a common cancer defense

While many scientists are trying to prevent the onset of a cancer defense mechanism known as autophagy, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center are leveraging it in a new therapy that causes the process to culminate in cell death rather than survival.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

Planning a better future for people with autism

In the world of special education, transition is the move from school to adult life.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Style Weekly

Short Order

Diners can grab $5 deals this week at more than 25 local restaurants during Style Weekly's RVA Sandwich Week, which runs through Aug. 30. Pictured is one of them -the Union Market Reuben, with house-made corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing, spicy mustard and GruyA re cheese on Billy Bread.

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Related Topix: Fries, VA, Life, Food, Deli Food, Pizza, Chesterfield, VA, Richmond, VA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Albany Times Union

Private dorm proposed near

A Maryland developer is proposing 292 beds of for-profit student housing on a vacant acre across Washington Avenue from the University at Albany.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, SUNY Albany, Colonie, NY, Home Listing, Home

SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, August 26

The base went on lockdown while she was barricaded in the building that houses the Army's Combined Arms Support Command.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee

KTIV-TV Sioux City

All clear given at Fort Lee after active shooter incident

Fort Lee has given the all clear following an incident at Fort Lee earlier Monday morning.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, Violent Crime

Post and Courier

Army: Shooter at Va. base was female soldier

The Army says early reports indicate that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Lee, Virginia

ComputerWorld

Chief data officer may go the way of chief electricity officer

The U.S. Commerce Department plans to hire a chief data officer , whose job will be to make more of the department's data publicly available.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Newsmakers People making news in the Knox County area.

City of Sevierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen honored seven police officers and firefighters for their actions in saving an older couple who had succumbed to the carbon monoxide filling their Buena Drive home.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Sevierville, TN, University of Tennessee, Texas State University, Tennessee Technological University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

She Knows

7 Things your high school freshman needs to know

Sherri Kuhn writes about raising teenagers, the perils of a clean home, wistfulness over babies, and anything else that makes her laugh in the years between changing diapers and wearing them.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Parenting, Standardized Testing, Education, Mathematics, Science, Brown University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Loudoun Times

Ex-Virginia gov. McDonnell testifies in his corruption trial

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand Wednesday in his own defense, testifying at his public corruption trial about his sometimes volatile relationship with his wife, Maureen.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia, University of Notre Dame

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Consultant: I suggested therapy for Virginia first lady

A consultant who was brought in to help reorganize the staff of Virginia's then-first lady, Maureen McDonnell, in 2011 said today he suggested she might benefit from therapy for anxiety, interpersonal difficulties and possibly depression.

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Related Topix: Henrico County, VA, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Psychology, Science

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Style Weekly

Linger On

The latest outpost of Jessica and Josh Bufford's restaurant empire, Dash, is dubbed a kitchen and carry, brought to you by the owners and creators of Toast and Estilo.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Chesterfield, VA, Home, Home Listing, Indie, Pop/Rock, The Shins, Chicken, Meat

Style Weekly

Students Salivate for VCU Professor

Seniors at Virginia Commonwealth University will be among the first class to finish out what could be the school's grossest retention effort.

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Style Weekly

Richmond's Economy: The Men in Gray

For all the talk about being the Capital of Creativity, when it comes to business Richmond is more like "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit."

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Charlottesville, VA, Chesterfield County, VA

EurekAlert!

VCU receives NIH grant to expand Alcohol Research Center

Virginia Commonwealth University has received a federal grant totaling $6.9 million to study the genetics of alcohol abuse and alcoholism - work that may lead to further advances in its treatment, control and prevention.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science

McGraw-Hill Construction

ENR MidAtlantic Presents "The Pulse" Healthcare Construction...

August 19, 2014 - McGraw Hill Construction's ENR MidAtlantic today announced its event exploring trends and management challenges in healthcare construction, one of the largest nonresidential sectors of construction.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA

Newswise

VCU Massey Cancer Center Receives $4.4 Million NCI Grant to Support a ...

Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center was awarded a $4.4 million, 5-year, renewable grant from the National Cancer Institute to support a statewide network for cancer clinical research in Virginia that brings state-of-the-art clinical trials to patients in their own communities and emphasizes the inclusion of minorities in clinical ... (more)

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