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  • Cinecon hopes you haven't heard of these films

    Cinecon hopes you haven't heard of these films
    The Cinecon Classic Film Festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is for the hard-core vintage-movie enthusiast who is willing to take a chance on films that haven't been seen in some cases since they were first released. "I suppose...
  • Old Dominion quarterback Taylor Heinicke engineers a remarkable career | VIDEO

    Old Dominion quarterback Taylor Heinicke engineers a  remarkable career <span style=color:#ff0000><b> | VIDEO</b></span>
    NORFOLK — Taylor Heinicke is fascinated by pressure, motion, stress, efficiency and force. On the football field, as well. Old Dominion's senior quarterback sees few correlations between his major, mechanical engineering, and football, other...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: Kerry Washington & 'Scandal' Cast Party Hop, Cloris Leachman Photobombs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Emmy Awards aren't till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for...
  • Summer day trips series: A siege to be remembered in Petersburg

    No one who knows the history of the Civil War needs to be reminded of the Siege of Petersburg's landmark status. But with the 150th anniversary of the brutal 10-month struggle in which the Union army finally brought the Confederacy to its knees, the...
  • We all make history, positively, says advocate for area's past

    About halfway through her 30-year tenure as a guardian of Central Florida's history, Sara Van Arsdel thought her dreams might go up in smoke, literally. "It was one of the worst days of my life," she remembers of that hot Monday in July 1999 when a...
  • Central Florida varsity football team previews

    Central Florida varsity football team previews
    Agape Christian Coach: Victor Floyd Last year: 3-8 Top players: LB-FB Trey Davis (Sr., 6-1, 200), OL-DL Marcus Bryant (Jr., 6-1, 245), QB Cameron Stroud (Jr., 5-11, 170), RB Matthew Tillman (Sr., 5-9, 175), WR Lamar Phillips (Jr., 6-4, 185) The...
  • Sky win more than making history

    Sky win more than making history
    The biggest positive takeaway for the Chicago Sky as they head into game two of the WNBA Eastern Conference semifinals isn’t just making history with the first playoff win in franchise history Friday. It was how they beat East top seed Atlanta 80-...
  • What will happen when those little leaguers grow up?

    What will happen when those little leaguers grow up?
    All week the young ballplayers of Jackie Robinson West kept us good company through the bad news. Through the murder of 9-year-old Antonio Smith in a Chicago neighborhood not far from the ones where the ballplayers live. Through the beheading of...
  • New Colonial Williamsburg lab unravels secrets of the 1700s

     New Colonial Williamsburg lab unravels secrets of the 1700s
    WILLIAMSBURG — No one who works for Colonial Williamsburg's vast and perpetually busy collections department signs up for the job because they think it will be easy. Starting with nearly 70,000 examples of American and British fine, decorative and...
  • 2014 football preview: Peninsula District

    In predicted order of finish 1. PHOEBUS THE VITALS COACH| Jeremy Blunt (second full season, 18-3 after taking over in Week 5 of 2012) 2013| 10-2, 9-0 (lost to King's Fork in 4A South quarterfinal) Last time not in playoffs| 2000 Group| 4A....
  • Pass rush of Eagles still looking for lift

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Philadelphia Eagles - INSIDE SLANT The Philadelphia Eagles managed to win 10 games and a division title last season despite a weak pass rush that recorded just 37 sacks and finished 31st in the league in sacks per...