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U.Va. drops sign ban (access required)

“Our football team needs our support right now and that should be our collective focus. With that in mind, I am repealing immediately the policy prohibiting signs, banners and flags in all athletics venues.” So said U.Va. athletics director Craig ...

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Supreme Court nixes appeal of ex-prof (access required)

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a former Florida professor once accused of being a top Palestinian terrorist. The high court’s decision last week means that Sami Al-Arian, who once taught at the University of South ...

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Solons vote to name waterfall for Warner (access required)

The House of Representatives has passed legislation that would name a man-made waterfall for Virginia Sen. John Warner. The rapids at the former site of the Embrey Dam on the Rappahannock River in Fredricksburg would carry the senator’s name under ...

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