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  • In Whitehall, children give away smiles to refugees

    In Whitehall, children give away smiles to refugees
    With chatty enthusiasm and nimble fingers, the children of the Manarah Islamic Academy spent Thursday morning packing resealable bags with the essentials of a healthy mouth: toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss. By the time they finished, they had created...
  • Big game from aspiring doctor, former walk-on Beyer fitting close for Hokies

    Big game from aspiring doctor, former walk-on Beyer fitting close for Hokies
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech’s basketball season ended late Wednesday night with a defeat in which its best player was an undersized former walk-on who often had to check the ACC’s leading rebounder. Talk about a fitting conclusion...
  • Is civility a lost art?

    Is civility a lost art?
    It is more than 50 years since Emily Post, the guru of etiquette, passed away. Has civility passed away with her? When Speaker of the House John Boehner referred to the president's legislation as "crap," I began to wonder. In "The Promise," his best-...
  • Aurora Central Catholic High School tries to cope with death of 2 students

    Aurora Central Catholic High School tries to cope with death of 2 students
    The buzz of activity common to high school hallways was missing Wednesday when Mark Krebs stepped inside Aurora Central Catholic High School. It was "quiet as a mouse," the recently retired administrator said. Few teachers tried to hold classes....
  • Sunshine law not the panacea when it comes to picking a college president

    Sunshine law not the panacea when it comes to picking a college president
    Regarding your recent editorial condemning SB 182, which would exempt the names of potential candidates for state university presidencies from the Sunshine Laws until the last 10 days. My mind flashed to Harvard's David Reisman who wrote that Florida's...
  • At ACC tourney, Hokies seek improbable extension to tough first season under Buzz Williams

    At ACC tourney, Hokies seek improbable extension to tough first season under Buzz Williams
    In about seven months, Christian Beyer will be so deep into first-year medical school classes at the University of North Carolina, he won't have much time to reflect on his senior year playing for Virginia Tech's downtrodden basketball program. Then...
  • Success at Atlantic 10 latest chapter in McGlade's remarkable story

     Success at Atlantic 10 latest chapter in McGlade's remarkable story
    Bernadette McGlade was the ideal candidate. Accomplished and versatile administrator, record-setting basketball player, pioneer head coach — all at ACC schools. Who better to serve as the conference's first assistant commissioner for women's...
  • What a shock: NCAA sanctions against Syracuse don't affect 2003 title

    What a shock: NCAA sanctions against Syracuse don't affect 2003 title
    The NCAA needs to sponsor a "Shell Game" championship, given its continued excellence in that sport. The governing body of college athletics, even in handing down severe sanctions against Syracuse basketball on Friday, continues to send a time-honored...
  • William and Mary film festival includes documentary on campus rape

    – The eighth annual William and Mary Global Film Festival this weekend at The Kimball Theatre will feature a sneak preview of a documentary about campus sexual assault that drew much attention last month at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival....
  • Fitness Files: Apply wisdom to your teeth

    Remember when we were kids? Everybody had tonsillectomies. Then adenoid surgeries. Then tubes in the ears. For females, it was the frequent hysterectomy, then so many breast biopsies. I'm not saying all such surgeries were unnecessary, but perhaps...
  • Quick look at 1st year of McCrory's 2-year NC budget plan

    Highlights of Gov. Pat McCrory's $21.5 billion spending plan released Thursday for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Unless otherwise noted, the dollars amounts are for the 2015-16 year only. For spending changes, figures are for amount spent or saved compared...