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  • Hiring bias against the unemployed: Should there be a law?

    The day Debra Wolverton was laid off from her retail sales job in June 2013, she stopped by some businesses on her way home in Austin, Texas, to ask for work. She was told to apply online. She did, countless times for countless job openings. She...
  • Monday's 9/8 local schedule (updated Sunday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s soccer William and Mary at N.C. State, 7 Women’s golf Towson Invitational (in Maryland; including Hampton) Bucknell Invitational (in Lewisburg, Pa.; including W&M) Golfweek Challenge (in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; including ODU) Men&...
  • Sunday's local colleges roundup: ODU, CNU field hockey squads gain wins

    Field hockey: Old Dominion jumped out to an early lead and won 2-1 at Liberty. Victoria Rezette scored 8 minutes, 51 seconds into the game for the ninth-ranked Lady Monarchs (1-3), and Katy Fuhrman scored with 14:49 left in the first half. Alynn...
  • Joseph E. Persico dies at 84; historian, biographer of FDR

    Joseph E. Persico, a historian and biographer whose books on subjects ranging from the Nuremberg trials to the life of Gen. Colin Powell combined dogged research with a novelist's narrative skills, died Aug. 30 at a hospital in Albany, N.Y., after a...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Former CIAA commissioner, athlete Moorman dies in Hampton

    Obituary: The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association is mourning the loss of Bob Moorman, its first full-time commissioner (from 1976-89), who died Sunday in Hampton. He served on many NCAA councils during his stint in the CIAA. Moorman was a...
  • Meet the genes in the beans of your coffee

    Meet the genes in the beans of your coffee
    Wake up and smell the genome. Researchers have pieced together the genetic atlas of the parent of the most commonly cultivated species of coffee plant and uncovered a rather independent streak in its evolution. ----------- FOR THE RECORD An...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Tabb's Maw shines as W&M men's soccer team shuts out Pittsburgh

    Colleges: Men's soccer: Tabb High graduate Reilly Maw had two goals and two assists Friday night as William and Mary shut out Pittsburgh 4-0 at Albert-Daly Field. ... No. 13 North Carolina edged host Old Dominion 1-0 in a Stihl Classic opener before 1,...
  • BP ruling raises liability stakes for high-risk industries

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. court ruling that dramatically ramped up BP Plc's potential penalties for the 2010 Gulf oil spill could create new liability risks not just for deep water drillers but also for other industries like mining and nuclear power...
  • Sunday's 9/7 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer N.C. State at William and Mary, 2 Old Dominion at Penn, 2 Christopher Newport at Virginia Wesleyan, 7 Captains Classic (at Christopher Newport): Averett vs. Virginia Wesleyan, 1 Kean (N.J.) at CNU, 3 Men’s soccer...
  • Who is whistle-blower David Danon, who is suing Vanguard?

    Who is David Danon, and what drove him to take on his old bosses at Vanguard Group Inc., alleging that its nearly $3 trillion in assets were built on an illegal tax strategy? The son of a refugee from Bulgaria, Danon got in scraps as a schoolboy in...
  • Chicago ties bind the mayor of Cooperstown

    Chicago ties bind the mayor of Cooperstown
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Several years ago, Karen Katz walked into her son's parent-teacher day at his preschool in Lincolnshire expecting to have a conversation about 4-year-old Joey. But when Katz introduced herself as Joey's mom, she got a...