WSLS

A telemedicine pilot program to help expand health care access to rural areas will be created by UVA and the Virginia Telehealth Network.

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Salon

Brandon L. Garrett, a professor at UVA School of Law, thinks that the majority got the statutory interpretation right, but that Sotomayor had laudable motivations. “It is certainly evidence of broad liberal and conservative agreement that criminal punishments and collateral consequences reach too far,” emails Garrett.

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WTHR

There’s a reason why a number of political prognosticators such as UVA Professor Larry Sabato and his Crystal Ball have Indiana shaded light red, a “likely” or “leans” Trump state, as opposed to the bright red “safe” Republican state.

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Fox News

Even as the billionaire businessman attracted more primary votes this year than any Republican candidate in history, the battleground occupied by America’s middle class is where he may have to make inroads if he is to defeat Hillary Clinton in November. "Donald Trump speaks in language that many Americans like – but they're not suburbanites,” said Larry Sabato, director of UVA’s Center for Politics.

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WVTF Public Radio/Radio IQ

Gov. McAuliffe is not shy about using executive authority to get what he wants. “He’s found himself trying to figure out ways to get around the General Assembly," said Geoff Skelley at the UVA Center for Politics. “From a long-term perspective, the effectiveness of using executive orders is debatable because, of course, they can be undone the moment the governor exits the scene."

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Inside NoVA

Fifty-five students from Fairfax County high schools and several universities learned about environmentally friendly practices and formed some new friendships. Chelsea Roseberry, who coordinates farmers’ markets in Fairfax County, and UVA student Sydney Applegate taught participants how to turn a discarded plastic jug into a planter used to grow fruits and vegetables. Conference co-chair Elizabeth Chung, a UVA student, created an ESLI chapter when she attended Chantilly High School.

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WINA AM 1070

Two-time All-American and reigning ACC Player of the Year Malcolm Brogdon is getting used to life in the NBA.

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New York Times

 “Today, roughly half of all Americans live in the 144 largest counties, while the other half occupies the remaining 2,998 counties,” Larry Sabato, a UVA political scientist, wrote on his blog in January. Obama won, Sabato noted, “even though he carried only 22 percent of all counties,” including 46 of the 50 most populous counties.

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Deadspin

Robert Emery, a psychologist, author, and director of the Center for Children, Families, and the Law at UVA, has for years advised divorced and unmarried parents to settle custody conflicts through mediation and to avoid litigation. Once you give judges power to craft a child’s schedule, he argues, they’re going to wield it.

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Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel

In Virginia, a $153,082 grant to UVA will fund a system to provide access to care to 11 rural community care centers, including two mobile health units that will serve six counties.

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Charlottesville Newsplex

Students from across the country are in Charlottesville for a week to learn about the history of slavery and its after-effects. The program was designed by members of UVA’s President's Commission on Slavery.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

For stroke patients on the way to the hospital, the difference between life and death can come down to seconds. Thanks to a new technology at the UVA Health System, physicians can now treat patients in ambulances through video conferencing.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

People of all different faiths in Albemarle County are coming together to condemn the terrorist attacks in Istanbul. The American Turkish Friendship Association hosted a fast-breaking Ramadan dinner Thursday night, condemning this latest act of terrorism. “I am deeply frustrated with the fact that these groups commit terror while dressing up these acts as religion. I think we should categorically condemn these ideologies,” said Osman Ozbulut, a UVA assistant professor.     

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CNNMoney

Corporate America was already shifting jobs to lower-wage countries before NAFTA, UVA economics professor John McLaren said. China's shift to a more market-driven economy drew U.S. companies looking for cheap labor to manufacture their goods, from sweatshirts to iPhones. "These are trends that would have gone on," McLaren said.

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CNN

(Commentary by Lisa Woolfork, associate professor of English) While some reviewers of the film diagnose it as suffering from what many describe as a "white savior" complex, "Free State of Jones" is actually doing something much more significant with McConaughey's character.

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Virginia Business Magazine

Vanessa Dyce graduated from UVA’s School of Engineering and Applied Science in May with a computer science degree and started a job as a software engineer for Microsoft. As a child, Dyce was good at math and science, but says she didn’t really have a clear idea of what engineering was about until she attended an outreach program of UVA’s Center for Diversity in Engineering aimed at reaching minority high school students like Dyce, who is African-American.

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Associated Press

A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine over the magazine’s debunked article about an alleged UVA gang rape. Federal Judge P. Kevin Castel said Tuesday the lawsuit brought by three former fraternity members cited comments that were offered as speculation and hypothesis rather than fact.

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Daily Press

Leah Smith made a loud statement in the process of qualifying Monday night for the Olympic Games in Brazil, putting her on the brink of continuing a tradition of UVA athletes reaching the world's biggest stage for swimming.

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Virginian-Pilot

Katie Ledecky may well be the rock star of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, but a UVA swimmer certainly provided some ripples in the pool herself on Monday night. Leah Smith, a 21-year-old rising senior, chased Ledecky the entire way during the 800-meter final – gaining ground instead of fading at the end – in a manner no one in the world has done since perhaps the 2013 World Championships.

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The Atlantic

UVA education professor Catherine Bradshaw is conducting a randomized study on the effects of restorative-justice practices on school discipline. “There’s a lot of energy and buzz around” the practice, Bradshaw said. But, she added, “we can’t find effective ways to reduce violence without taking a systematic, scientific approach to understanding and evaluating the tools that we are using.”

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