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UVA improves recovery, slashes opioid use for thoracic surgery patients

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:04:58 +0000

A special recovery program for thoracic surgery patients developed and implemented at the University of Virginia Health System is getting patients home sooner while decreasing both healthcare costs and opioid use, a review of the first year of the program shows.

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Researchers awarded $1.7M to support fast, effective responses to biological attacks

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:02:20 +0000

When Americans hear the word bioterrorism, they may be reminded of the series of anthrax attacks that followed in the wake of 9/11, infecting 22 people and killing five.

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Arbor Day Celebration at Venable Elementary on Friday

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:00:40 +0000

The Charlottesville Tree Commission and Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards invite the public to celebrate Arbor Day this Friday, April 27. This year Charlottesville officials and guests will be celebrating at the large southern red oak in the front of Venable Elementary School at 406 14th Street NW.

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Agustin shines as Potomac Nationals take down Wilmington, 5-1

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:42:07 +0000

With a slight shakeup to the roster with the addition of 19-year-old RF Juan Soto from Hagerstown and 1B Ian Sagdal from the disabled list, the Potomac Nationals (10-9) picked up a 5-1 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks (8-10) in the series opener on Tuesday night.

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Game Notes: VMI baseball to host Virginia Tech on Wednesday

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:39:56 +0000

VMI baseball will return to action Wednesday, when the Keydets play host to the Virginia Tech Hokies at Gray-Minor Stadium. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.

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Brown calls for fairness, transparency at Sixth District Republican convention

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:47:19 +0000

Jennifer M. Brown offered a statement in regards to the joint statement sent out by several Sixth District Republican congressional candidates on Tuesday.

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Central Virginia Manufacturing to expand metal fabrication operation in Bedford County

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:07:39 +0000

Central Virginia Manufacturing (CVM), a sheet metal fabricator, will invest $300,000 to expand its operation in Bedford County. The project will create nine new jobs.

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Your guy’s 5 worst fashion faux pas (and how to fix them!)

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:50:23 +0000

Whether you’re a true trendsetter or just a part-time fashionista, you’ve probably put some thought into your personal style. That’s why it can be so frustrating to walk hand-in-hand with a guy who looks like he’s just rolled out of bed.

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Center for Coldwaters Restoration, Virginia Museum of Natural History partnering in STEM initiative

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:26:31 +0000

The Center for Coldwaters Restoration and the Virginia Museum of Natural History have established a fund to support STEM education in Waynesboro and Augusta County schools. 

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Michelle Bachmann endorses Cynthia Dunbar for Sixth District Republican nomination

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:21:36 +0000

Former Congresswoman and 2012 presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann has announced her endorsement of Cynthia Dunbar for the Sixth District Republican congressional nomination.

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Repercussions, good and bad, of scrapping the Iran deal

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:18:08 +0000

In May, President Trump will decide whether to rescind the nuclear deal with Iran, a prospect made more probable by the announcement of Ambassador John Bolton as National Security Advisor.

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Virginia swing done, NASCAR heads to Talladega: Podcast

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:14:22 +0000

Chris Graham welcomes Rod Mullins to wrap up the recent Virginia swing for NASCAR, which now heads to Talladega for some superspeedway racing.

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