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  • Williamsburg's Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam War hero, dies at age 89

    The Navy commander who blinked a message in Morse code to let Washington know he was being tortured by the Vietnamese died March 28 in a Virginia Beach hospice. Retired Rear Adm. Jeremiah A. Denton Jr., a resident of Kingsmill in James City County since...
  • Maroon 5, Shakira, Ed Sheeran, Tiesto tapped for Wango Tango

    Maroon 5, Shakira, Ed Sheeran, Tiesto tapped for Wango Tango
    Maroon 5, Shakira, Paramore, Ed Sheeran, One Republic and Tiesto have all been tapped for this year’s Wango Tango, set for May 10 at the at StubHub Center in Carson. Others tapped for KIIS-FM’s daylong spectacle include B.o.B, Kid Ink,...
  • Barry Bonds to return to Pittsburgh to honor Andrew McCutchen

    Barry Bonds to return to Pittsburgh to honor Andrew McCutchen
    Barry Bonds, long reviled by many in Pittsburgh after leaving the Pirates after the 1992 season to sign a free-agent deal with the San Francisco Giants, will get a chance to make amends Monday. Bonds, now a special instructor with the Giants, will...
  • Female comedian bringing her show to Mount Dora

    What do you get when you put four female comedians together? "An Evening of Estrogen," a 90-minute comedy show featuring music, standup comedy, improvisation and song parodies. The show, created by Orlando musical comedian Jill Shargaa, is scheduled for...
  • Irish Film and Television Academy Lines Up Stellar Guest List for Awards

    LONDON -- The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced that guests at its awards ceremony on April 5 will include Neil Jordan, Jim Sheridan, Steve Coogan, Will Forte, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston and Colm Meaney. Nominees include Saoirse Ronan,...
  • With friends in government, Motorola beats a path to telecom supremacy

    WASHINGTON At the eastern end of the San Francisco Bay Area, Sheriff Warren Rupf of Contra Costa County and cigar-chomping Sheriff Charlie Plummer of neighboring Alameda County were political powerhouses seemingly locked in an endless duel of one-...
  • How Motorola bested Raytheon and captured L.A. County's emergency radio contract

    WASHINGTON It looked in the summer of 2011 as if electronics giant Raytheon Corp. had gained a major foothold in the U.S. emergency communications market long dominated by one company: Motorola. Raytheon had been selected as the prime contractor for a...
  • Kansas gives Motorola $50 million contract, based on bids from 1991

    WICHITA, Kan. Without inviting competitive bids, Kansas officials awarded Motorola a $50 million deal to build a new statewide emergency radio network by crafting it as an amendment to a contract signed 14 years earlier. State law requires competitive...
  • After Motorola parlays Katrina's devastation into telecom riches, new Mississippi system lies fallow

    JACKSON, Miss. Mississippi's governor fought back hard from one of Hurricane Katrina's more exasperating blows a knockout punch to emergency radio systems that forced rescue workers along parts of the Gulf Coast to communicate with hand-carried notes....
  • Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight

    Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight
    A plane vanished without a trace. The media grasped at every possible lead. A riveted public submitted tips and government officials argued about where to search. Anguished relatives wondered what really happened and hope dimmed with each passing day....
  • Tony Gabriele's Get Serious column

    One again it's time for "Phun with Physics," this column's popular feature where we glibly explain deep scientific topics about which we understand even less than you do! Today's topic is the Big Bang, which is back in the news this month after a long...