| Dec 7, 2014
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends.
Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:10 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Two commission seats are being contested in West Park and among the candidates is an incumbent who is one of the city's founders, a woman who lost by slim margins in two recent commission races, and a longtime pastor.
With the exception of incumbent...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The Doberman sits on the edge of a bed, oblivious of the remarkable view from the floor-to-ceiling window. Modern high-rises peep out from a dense forest dotted with palm trees and shrouded in mist. Artist Jereme Scott says his painting was inspired by...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. has admitted a patient with possible symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus "in an abundance of caution," it said in a statement on Friday.
The patient, who had recently traveled to Nigeria, is in stable...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Posing as a physician assistant, a 37-year-old Annapolis woman with no medical license treated 200 infants and children and wrote more than 400 prescriptions over 10 days last year, prosecutors said.
Shawna Michelle Gunter admitted in a plea agreement...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:14 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
U.S. officials on Friday broadly defended the response to the country's first case of Ebola, although one acknowledged that while the government was confident of containing the virus, it had been "rocky" in Dallas where the patient is in serious...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...