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  • Tuck drops tax rate cut proposal

    A proposal to seek a 2 cent cut in Hampton's real estate tax rate was dropped Wednesday ahead of a vote at City Hall. Councilman Donnie Tuck made the proposal last week when he said he would seek a vote at Wednesday night's city council meeting when...
  • USS Albany headed to Newport News shipyard for $25M repair project

    USS Albany headed to Newport News shipyard for $25M repair project
    NEWPORT NEWS — After spending more than two decades away from home, the USS Albany submarine will return to its birthplace next month when it is scheduled to arrive to the Newport News shipyard for a four-month maintenance project. The U.S. Navy...
  • Terrell Joyce has done enough (and more) to stick around a while with the Pilots

    Terrell Joyce has done enough (and more) to stick around a while with the Pilots
    He wasn't an afterthought, but it's safe to say Terrell Joyce wasn't one of the prize names the Peninsula Pilots brought to town this summer. He signed a conditional contract, which means he'll keep a spot warm until someone else arrives after his college...
  • Larry's resignation from ODU as coach inevitable

    Larry's resignation from ODU as coach inevitable
    When contract discussions between Old Dominion coach Wendy Larry and athletic director Wood Selig moved from the study to the front lawn, with megaphones and an audience, it was over. Larry's reign on Hampton Boulevard was done. The only question was,...
  • Don't over-extend your warranty

    Don't over-extend your warranty
    Buying a new car can be a joyous event. Before you leave the dealership, however, you'll find yourself in the finance office with a pitch for an extended warranty. Before you sign up, consider some expert advice. "Extended warranties, offered at the time...
  • The X Factor

    The X Factor
    Since its debut in 2004, THE X FACTOR has remained the U.K.'s #1 program for the last seven years, peaking with an audience of 21 million for its 2010 finale. The format swiftly broke similar records around the world, where local versions have...
  • Tax money for Palm Beach County kids goes for high-paid consultants

    Tax money for Palm Beach County kids goes for high-paid consultants
    The Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County has spent more than $350,000 in tax money intended for kids on management reorganization by a pair of Canadian consultants whose charges include $275 an hour for "executive coaching.'' The council...
  • Handicapping the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes

    Handicapping the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes
    Baltimore's most prominent basketballer, Carmelo Anthony, has been the subject of trade talk since his wedding this summer. As my colleague Kevin Van Valkenburg wrote in this feature last month, the uncertainty and the negative feedback from Denver...
  • Will the Ravens select a QB in this year's NFL draft?

    Will the Ravens select a QB in this year's NFL draft?
    The Ravens haven't drafted a quarterback since taking Joe Flacco 18th overall in 2008. With Troy Smith and John Beck gone and Marc Bulger set to become a free agent, there is a decent chance the Ravens will take a quarterback for the first since they...
  • Former Virginia Tech player Zabian Dowdell takes the long way to the NBA

    Moments after Phoenix Suns guard Zabian Dowdell picked up his fourth foul in 11 minutes Feb. 2 against the Milwaukee Bucks, he walked over to teammate Mickael Pietrus seeking a little sympathy and understanding. Pietrus, a seven-year veteran forward in...
  • A consumer's guide to cosmetic surgery

    When considering plastic surgery, it's hard to know what questions to ask. First, you have to decide whether to have the surgery at all. Then you must choose a surgeon. We asked two experts, Fort Lauderdale cosmetic surgeon Paul Wigoda and Miami...