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UVA President James Ryan says the University has been expanding its footprint in Northern Virginia, and is ready to help staff a new Amazon headquarters Gov. Northam announced will be placed in Crystal City. 

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Virginia has landed a half-sized chunk of Amazon’s coveted second headquarters in Arlington County, with the promise of $550 million in direct state incentives as long as the company creates 25,000 high-paying jobs and makes a capital investment of up to $2.5 billion over the next 20 years. The incentive package, announced by Gov.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

It is not clear how the CyberX initiative will fit into the commitments made by Virginia in the Amazon package. A working group of research universities, including Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia, is due to submit a proposed strategic plan for the initiative on Dec. 1.

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Associated Press

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will speak about his legacy on the high court at the University of Virginia School of Law this week.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

(Video) As the nation marks Veterans Day on Monday, a 24-hour vigil is underway at the University of Virginia.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Among findings and recommendations by the Joint Legislative Audit ad Review Commission: The Department of Corrections should work more closely with the health systems at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia to treat inmates who need high-cost prescription drugs, and possibly create a pilot program; and the Department of Corrections should work with VCU and UVA to develop a pilot project to provide inmate health care for at least one state facility.

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Forbes

To form the most diverse and most exceptional class for the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Law & Policy list we enlisted judges who’ve led legal and political worlds in varied ways. Anthony Scaramucci was Trump’s right-hand man for a whirlwind 11 days. David Axelrod crafted President Obama’s iconic hope-based campaigns and served as his senior advisor. And as the Dean of the University of Virginia School of Law Risa L. Goluboff educates the next generation of policy superstars. 

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Washington Post

The Russian government is arguing that a federal court should dismiss a lawsuit brought by the Democratic National Committee alleging that Moscow’s military spies, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization conspired to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump. Ashley Deeks, a senior fellow at UVA’s Center for National Security Law, said she thinks “Russia is likely to prevail in arguing that the commercial-activity exception does not fit the situation at hand.” 

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Dallas News (blog)

A leading political prognosticator predicted Tuesday that 34 Democrats and six Republicans may test the presidential primary waters. “A lot of them will be eliminated quickly and debates will be impossible to hold, but Democrats will have a record number of candidates in 2020,” UVA professor of politics Larry Sabato said.

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CNBC

Regardless of how much you prepare, new research suggests that if you're black, racial bias can lessen the offer you end up receiving. "Racially-biased job evaluators see black job-seekers as less deserving of higher monetary awards and take issue when the black job seekers ask for more," Morela Hernandez, an associate professor at the University of Virginia, said.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

(Video) Future military leaders studying at the University of Virginia spent a 24-hour period paying tribute to the men and women who've served before them.

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Charlottesville Tomorrow

What goes down the toilet has to go somewhere — and sometimes that somewhere is a farm in Albemarle County. “It’s not excrement. It’s the product of the cleanup, if you will, of the excrement,” said Aaron L. Mills, a UVA environmental science professor.

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NPR

Republicans will continue to run the Senate, but come January, Democrats will run the House. Still up in the air: what this all means for the Trump administration's legislative agenda. We called someone we think can speak to the challenge: Marc Short, the former director of legislative affairs for the Trump administration and now a senior fellow at UVA’s Miller Center.

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Miami's Community Newspapers

The National Geographic Society on Friday launched its new National Geographic On Campus initiative to connect college students with innovative changemakers in the fields of exploration, scientific research, storytelling and education. The National Geographic On Campus program is heading to the University of Virginia next in February 2019.

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Becker's Hospital Review

The UVA Health system is among 132 hospitals, clinics and health care companies that are live on Apple's health records feature.

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Healthcare IT News

The UVA Health System wanted to create interactive multimedia reports, believing that radiologists could communicate better through the use of enriched and interactive content.

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Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

Law professors Cale Jaffe and William Buzbee said Monday’s hearing ran with no more tension than normal, but the line of questioning appeared to suggest that the justices were uncertain of an outcome that could rule in favor of the petitioner. “My reading on the questions was that I came out cautiously optimistic that the Virginia statute would be upheld, but of course there’s really no way to know,” said Jaffe, a UVA professor of environmental law who attended the hearing on Monday.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

The UVA football team needs to win its final two games at Georgia Tech and at Virginia Tech and hope Pittsburgh loses at Wake Forest and at Miami for the Cavaliers to win the ACC's Coastal Division.

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Healio

Liver grafts with high macrosteatosis correlated with a higher posttransplant mortality in patients with obesity compared with patients with normal BMI, according to data presented at The Liver Meeting 2018. “The obesity epidemic in the U.S. has changed both liver recipient and liver donor characteristics,” Patrick G. Northup, MD,from the University of Virginia, said in his presentation. “Many transplants in the high MELD era of these modern days now involve very sick recipients and more risky donors by nature of the system we have.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

The UVA chapter of Oxfam America, a global organization dedicated to stamping out poverty and hunger around the world, teamed up with the University's Jewish Leadership Council to show people just how easy it is to be born into poverty and how difficult it is to escape.

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