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  • Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown hires first staff dentist

    Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown hires first staff dentist
    In the few weeks since the Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown hired its first staff dentist, the wait list for care has decreased significantly. Similarly, the opportunity to move from strictly crisis care to providing regular oral health checkups and...
  • Catching Up With ... Sanders Shiver, ex-Colts LB and Bowie St. coach

    Catching Up With ... Sanders Shiver, ex-Colts LB and Bowie St. coach
    He arrived at the Colts' training camp in 1976, a rookie linebacker out to make a name for himself. He was Sanders Shiver, from Carson-Newman College. Or was it the other way around? Folks called him Carson Newman, or Carson Sanders, or Sanders Newman....
  • Rand Paul: The Republican Party needs a makeover

    With Republicans poised to take control of Congress, Sen. Rand Paul delivered a sober warning Sunday that voters may not be necessarily running into the arms of the GOP as much as repudiating President Obama's agenda. The Republican Party may win the...
  • Chicago banks, investment firms join forces to boost minority hiring

    Chicago banks, investment firms join forces to boost minority hiring
    As the nation gets more diverse, 13 financial services firms with operations in the Chicago area have joined together to look for ways to get more black and Latino workers into their industry. The group, called the Financial Services Pipeline, will hold...
  • Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist

    Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist
    Amid the clatter of cutlery, the whir of a blender grinding ice and the conversational hum of an upscale Charles Village restaurant on a Friday night, two musicians playing a flute and electric guitar are levitating through John Coltrane's "Giant Steps."...
  • More members of Wolf transition team

    The line-up for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team is growing. Straight from the news release, here's the members of Team wolf's steering committee that will review government agencies Neal Bisno Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...
  • Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon

    Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon
    They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world." Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...
  • Race and policing in America

    Race and policing in America
    As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
  • '25 to Life' shows man's growth from Lothario to HIV educator

    '25 to Life' shows man's growth from Lothario to HIV educator
    The documentary "25 to Life" is a coming-of-age tale with a twist: A Lothario becomes a married man, a fatherless child becomes a dad, and a promiscuous player becomes an HIV educator. All of those personas have played out in Will Brawner, who as an...
  • The Unifics reunited: An old soul group's new beginning

    The Unifics reunited: An old soul group's new beginning
    Ten months after Al Johnson died, the Unifics are being re-born. The soul vocal quartet, which had several hits in the late 1960s and early '70s, lost its sweet-singing front man when Johnson, a Newport News native, died of a heart attack at age 65. The...
  • Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy

    Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy
    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News. The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...