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Health & Medicine
10:30 am
Fri May 15, 2015

For a Healthy Brain, Don't Sit Out

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Publicity surrounding head injury and sports has alarmed some parents, prompting them to pull kids out of contact sports.  At the University of Virginia, some doctors say that’s not necessary.  They say the lack of exercise is a bigger problem than the risk of injury. 

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Game Weekends
7:03 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Football Bump Boosts NRV Economy

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In Blacksburg, Virginia the words, “game day” mean two things: Hokie football and traffic.  But a new economic impact study says that traffic brings 69-million dollars a year to the region. 

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Sports
6:58 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Virginia's Teams Take on March Madness

From the White House to your house, the NCAA men's college basketball tournament brackets are out, and this year the Commonwealth has a real contender.

For a while, it looked like March Madness might repeat 2011 when a record five teams from the Commonwealth were tapped for the brackets. As it turns out, Virginians will get three teams to cheer. One of them, Hampton University, could be on a quick collision course.

"Hampton is the ultimate underdog."

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UCI Road World Championships
6:52 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Richmond Gears Up for World Road Cycling Championships

With warmer weather creeping in, many of us dreaming are about summer, but none with such excitement as the cyclists of Richmond. The city is hosting the Road World Cycling Championships this year – the third largest bike race in the world, following the Olympic and Tour de France races.  It’s slated to bring more than a thousand athletes from 75 countries and a projected 450,000 spectators to the Commonwealth’s capital. 

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VA High School League Championship
3:20 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Meet The Wrestler

The first female high school wrestler to win a match in the Virginia High School League Championship Tournament came this close to winning it all.

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