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  • California tech company attempts floating skateboard Hoverboard

    California tech company attempts floating skateboard Hoverboard
    Whoa, that’s heavy, doc. A California couple is trying to make the hoverboard, a floating skateboard made popular in the “Back to the Future” films, a reality. Science might not necessarily be on their side, though. On Tuesday,...
  • U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases

    U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases
    The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education. Both schools have...
  • Vincent Harding dies at 82; historian wrote controversial King speech

    Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement. In a...
  • Star Track: Maureen Slattery

    After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them. The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Daily Press girls tennis players of the year: Hampton Roads Academy's Wiktoria Plawska

    Daily Press girls tennis players of the year: Hampton Roads Academy's Wiktoria Plawska
    Anybody who perceives tennis players as narrowly focused ought to meet Wiktoria Plawska. She runs long distances and/or hikes them. She skis. She climbs mountains. She writes. She snorkels. She draws with an artistic flair. She's in the Sierra Club....
  • Tuesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Pilots start second half of CPL season by rallying for seventh straight win

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: The Peninsula Pilots began the second half of the season by rallying from a five-run deficit to beat host Fayetteville 9-7, their seventh consecutive victory. East Carolina’s Garrett Brooks was 3-for-5 with two...
  • Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

    Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula
    All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet. Imagine her surprise this spring...
  • Girls' Lacrosse: Kline, Mulvaney earn Academic All-American accolades

    Corona del Mar High lacrosse graduates Kacie Kline and Kendall Mulvaney have earned U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American honors for the spring season. Academic All-American members are awarded for their lacrosse skills, sportsmanship and academic...
  • Unmarried and unfaithful

    Unmarried and unfaithful
    After six years of dating, and one year engaged, Carol, 41, of Winter Park, Fla., felt something was off with her fiance. She noticed his Facebook profile had a thorough recounting of his life but didn't mention her. She also noticed he had a new female...
  • Daily Press All-Stars: Girls tennis

    Since there are no singles or doubles championship tournaments in Virginia Independent Schools tennis, we'll never know how Maureen Slattery would have fared in them. But consider this: In three years representing Hampton Roads Academy, she never lost a...