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Northern Iowa beats George Mason 82-77 in OT

Marc Sonnen connected on seven 3-pointers and had 21 points to lead Northern Iowa to an 82-77 overtime victory over George Mason, snapping Patriots' 14-game home winning streak.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 10:53pm EST

Tags: NCAA basketball

Local jobs a casualty if Congress fails to act

If Congress fails to strike a budget deal before year's end and the nation falls over the "fiscal cliff," the cost in local jobs is projected to be enormous.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 02:16pm EST

Tags: fiscal cliff, Stephen Fuller, Dominic Chu, Megan CLoherty,

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Wildlife agency joins Smithsonian on conservation work

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is joining an educational partnership between the Smithsonian and George Mason University to provide hands-on instruction in conservation work.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,

Increase in drug-related arrests at GMU attributed to concerts

On a local college campus, drug arrests have increased tenfold over the past three years.

Saturday - 10/06/2012, 09:52am EDT

Tags: drugs, concerts

Region could see 'devastating recession' with sequestration

If federal budget cuts automatically take place in January, the Washington region could see lose about 65,000 federal jobs and 96,000 federal contractor positions, according to Stephen Fuller, director for the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 02:49pm EDT

Tags: darci marchese, sequestration, federal budget, Stephen Fuller,

Easier way to detect Lyme disease may be on horizon

Lyme disease is expected to be more prevalent this summer because of the warm winter, but doctors say diagnosing the disease remains difficult.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 04:34am EDT

Tags: lyme disease, Amy Hunter, Dr. Donald Poretz, Georgetown University,

Va. study makes economic case for renewable energy

Pursuing a portfolio of renewable power sources such as solar, biomass and wind power to satisfy Virginia's energy appetite through 2035 would create tens of thousands more jobs than relying on either coal or natural gas, a George Mason University study concludes.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: solar energy, wind energy

Public transit holds key to regional growth

The region needs to know and its competitive advantage over other major metropolitan areas to attract businesses. Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says businesses want to locate in areas that have access to public transit.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 06:41am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, sprawl & crawl, silver line, wmata, economic development, attracting business, Stephen Fuller,

Masked gunmen rob George Mason students at home

A frightening home scenario played out in a townhouse across from George Mason University. Two armed gunmen broke into the home and threatened to kill the five young men inside before making off with thousands of dollars of electronic equipment.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 08:42am EST

Tags: Carriagepark Road, armed robbery, Kristi King, Colleen Kelleher

Foreclosures take forever in one part of the D.C. area

It likely comes as no surprise that the foreclosure process can be pretty lengthy. But in one part of the D.C. area, just how long it takes from start to finish is startling.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 11:48am EST

Tags: darci marchese, Home Value Highwire, RealtyTrac, Daren Blomquist, Center for Regional Analysis, John McLain

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