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Joe Harris #12, Mike Tobey #10, Anthony Gill #13, Akil Mitchell #25 and head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers react late in the game against the Memphis Tigers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Virginia Beats Memphis 78-60 In NCAA East Region

Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.

03/23/2014

Evan Nolte #11, Anthony Gill #13 and Malcolm Brogdon #15 of the Virginia Cavaliers celebrate in the second half against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Virginia Beats Coastal Carolina 70-59 In NCAAs

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.

03/21/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

Aubrey Bascom “Butch” Evans III, 69. (courtesy: Virginia State Police)

Virginia Murder Suspect Possibly Headed To West Texas

A Virginia man who police say killed his wife Friday might be on his way to west Texas, near Abilene.

02/01/2014

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Perry To Speak At Virginia GOP Retreat

Gov. Rick Perry will be a featured speaker at an annual three-day gathering of Republican officials in Virginia. Perry is scheduled to speak on Saturday, December 7.

11/26/2013

Dallas Omni Hotel

Omni Hotels To Acquire 5 Resorts

Omni Hotels & Resorts has reached a deal to buy five resorts from KSL Capital Partners. The Irving-based company did not disclose a purchase price in the agreement.

06/12/2013

Duke Overcomes Nebraska 53-45 To Reach Elite 8

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Tricia Liston scored 17 points and Duke shook off a slow start to beat Nebraska 53-45 Sunday in the semifinals of the Norfolk Regional of the women’s NCAA tournament. Alexis Jones […]

03/31/2013

US Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney talks to supporters calling for donations during a storm relief campaign event to help people who suffered from hurricane Sandy, in Kettering, Ohio, on October 30, 2012.(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Seizes On Uptick In Unemployment Rate

Mitt Romney says the one-tenth-of-a-point increase in the unemployment rate to 7.9 percent is, quote, “a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill.”

11/02/2012

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Could Sandy Postpone The Election?

One week before a close election, superstorm Sandy has confounded the presidential race, halted early voting in many areas and led some to ponder whether the election might even be postponed.

10/30/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250

The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.

Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.

09/10/2012

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Super Tuesday Results May Determine Primary’s Future

Ohio and Tennessee are two important states Tuesday, because they are the biggest contests in which candidates don’t have a home advantage.

03/06/2012

Republican presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry outlines his flat tax plan in South Carolina. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Refuses To Add Perry To Virginia Ballot

A federal appeals court rejected Rick Perry’s last-ditch bid to be placed on Virginia’s Republican presidential primary ballot Tuesday.

01/18/2012

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