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  • Tabb's least experienced field hockey team in years is still a winner

     Tabb's least experienced field hockey team in years is still a winner
    YORK — Give Tabb High's field hockey team credit. You won't find a program that tries harder to load its schedule up with difficult games to get its players ready for the inevitable deep run into the state tournament. Sometimes it's possible, such...
  • Fab 15: Da'Shawn Hand separates himself from pack on field and in workouts

     Fab 15: Da'Shawn Hand separates himself from pack on field and in workouts
    During Da'Shawn Hand's freshman year at Woodbridge High, the technique development on the football field came from a resourceful defensive line coach who pushed Hand to absorb as much as possible. It all came easy to Hand. Teach him once, and never have...
  • Bruce Hornsby's Portsmouth show will include lots of improv and patches of bluegrass

    Bruce Hornsby's Portsmouth show will include lots of improv and patches of bluegrass
    On the new bluegrass live album by Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs, near the end of the tune "Toy Heart," Hornsby takes a rollicking solo piano break that connects ragtime and gospel with the high, lonesome sound of Appalachian string-band music. When...
  • Parents' worries about school and how to handle them

    Parents' worries about school and how to handle them
    As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
  • Dustin Penner says he's ready to be Ducks' 'Swiss army knife'

    Dustin Penner says he's ready to be Ducks' 'Swiss army knife'
    Frozen in time, Dustin Penner, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry clutch the Stanley Cup — and each other — in a striking photograph that commands a prime display spot outside the Ducks' Honda Center dressing room. Six years and many strange turns...
  • Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court

    Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear 90 minutes of oral arguments in a case that will determine whether bosses who have religious objections to birth control can deny their female employees the contraceptive coverage to which they are...
  • Obama suggests next Fed chief should focus on jobs

    Obama suggests next Fed chief should focus on jobs
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama praised both Lawrence H. Summers and Janet L. Yellen as "highly qualified" to be the next Federal Reserve chief, but said he had a "range of outstanding candidates" and reiterated that he would not make a decision until the...
  • Angels' Jerome Williams keeps streak alive in 6-5 win over Mariners

    Angels' Jerome Williams keeps streak alive in 6-5 win over Mariners
    addCustomPlayer('1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', 'eplayer15'); Jerome Williams won his fourth consecutive start Saturday night, overcoming five walks while giving up one run and five hits in 52/3...
  • Learn to help others prevent Type 2 diabetes

    Learn to help others prevent Type 2 diabetes
    The incidence of diabetes almost doubled in Virginia between 1995 and 2007. During that same time, Virginia's population increased by just 16 percent, according to the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control of the state's Department of Health....
  • Cubs exercise option to end WGN-TV contract after next season

    Cubs exercise option to end WGN-TV contract after next season
    The Chicago Cubs have exercised an option to get out of their broadcast contract with WGN-TV after the 2014 season, sources said Wednesday. The team notified the Tribune Co.-owned station on Tuesday it had 30 days to agree to substantially higher fees...
  • Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross talks about training and her reality show

    Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross talks about training and her reality show
    Sanya Richards-Ross is a four-time track-and-field gold medalist for the United States. In the WEtv reality show "Sanya's Glam & Gold," her life training for the Olympics and living — and working — with her family was documented. Richards-...