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Columns on building at University of Virginia inspired by Thomas Jefferson, Charlottesville, VA. (Dreamstime)
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March 07, 2019 - 4:04 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia says about 1,400 of its full-time workers will see their wages grow to $15 an hour next year. The public university in Charlottesville announced the change on Thursday. It says the increase will affect about 60 percent of its employees who make...
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A University of Virginia professor has been placed on administrative leave nearly three months. (Dreamstime)
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January 29, 2019 - 12:33 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A University of Virginia professor has been placed on administrative leave nearly three months after he was charged with felony strangulation and misdemeanor simple domestic battery. The Daily Progress initially reported Monday that the university confirmed creative...
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January 28, 2019 - 2:58 pm
By AARON BEARD , AP Basketball Writer Eds: Updates with additional details, quotes. Adds byline. Changes dateline from New York to Raleigh, N.C. With AP Photos. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tennessee handled its first week at No. 1 in more than a decade well enough to stay on its AP Top 25perch. The...
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January 21, 2019 - 12:21 pm
By JOHN MARSHALL , AP Basketball Writer Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I's unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost. Tennessee kept rolling amid chaos across the AP Top 25. The Vols are the new No...
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January 18, 2019 - 4:16 pm
By JOEDY McCREARY , AP Sports Writer DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Top-ranked Duke hopes its team defense doesn't slip without point guard Tre Jones — for however long he's out. The Blue Devils were just getting back to playing the kind of tough man-to-man defense that had been their trademark after several...
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December 17, 2018 - 2:06 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to stop the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville, Virginia, will now also cover the statue of another Confederate general, Stonewall Jackson. The Daily Progress reported Friday that Judge Richard E. Moore approved...
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November 20, 2018 - 6:09 pm
By AARON BEARD , AP Basketball Writer PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett knows his fourth-ranked Cavaliers have plenty of veteran talent back from a team that won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship and reached No. 1 nationally last year. Still, he's quick to note...
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November 17, 2018 - 11:36 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Virginia Tech football team could be playing the Thundering Herd of Marshall on December 1st at Lane Stadium, but only if they need the win to become bowl eligible. The Hokies are up against a wall when it comes to post season bowl eligibility. The team is currently 4-5...
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November 03, 2018 - 7:22 am
By HANK KURZ Jr. , AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Darrin Hall had already had a big night against a team that game-planned to stop him when he put a dazzling cap on it. Hall ran for 229 yards and three touchdowns, the last a 75-yard burst one play after Virginia had awakened it fans...
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September 18, 2018 - 1:58 pm
By GENE JOHNSON and JULIE WATSON , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical...
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