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  • With her call to action, Warren cuts sharp contrast to Clinton

    As the 2016 presidential race approaches, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be entering a different phase of her career — one in which she’s beating back lots of unwanted attention. On Friday morning in Detroit, a crowd of liberal...
  • July 10 Letters: Standing armies, Hobby Lobby

    No standing army Our U.S. Constitution defines what the federal government is authorized to do, including maintaining a navy. But, a federal standing army was not authorized. Why? Each state had its own militia. The Second Amendment states, "A well-...
  • What do the Hobby Lobby backers want women to be?

     What do the Hobby Lobby backers want women to be?
    In the fallout surrounding last week's Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, a lot of people have been wondering exactly what role the Christian right thinks women should play in society and how birth control detracts from it. The case focused on four...
  • Braves' Gonzalez still confused by replay ruling

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK - Fredi Gonzalez has the same reaction every time he sees umpires putting on the headset to communicate with replay officials at Major League Baseball headquarters. "Once you...
  • Tulowitzki selects Home Derby teammates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, captain of the National League Home Run Derby team, announced three players on his five-man team that will compete at Minnesota on...
  • Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]

    Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]
    Last week the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately owned corporations don't have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners' religious beliefs. The owners...
  • Does profit influence Hobby Lobby actions?

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that, because of the owners' religious beliefs, Hobby Lobby does not have to pay for female employees' contraceptive health insurance, thus saving the company money. Yet much of their merchandise is made in China —...
  • Newport News City Council approves new food truck fee, rules

    Newport News City Council approves new food truck fee, rules
    Food trucks and sidewalk vendors will have to pay a new fee but will for the first time be assured of a set place to meet their regular shipyard and downtown customers. The city council approved new regulations that seek to end the practice of people...
  • Neo Kitchen + Bar rises above routine theater fare

    Neo Kitchen + Bar rises above routine theater fare
    Tasty discovery: Portabello Sandwich Price: $11.95 Destination: Neo Kitchen + Bar. City Center (inside Paragon Theaters), 11810 Fountain Way, Newport News. 757-525-9958. Neokitchenandbar.com. Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Movie theater food...
  • 75 years after Gehrig's speech, frustration, hope surround disease

    It has been 75 years since baseball icon Lou Gehrig declared himself the "luckiest man on the face of the earth," despite a diagnosis at age 35 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease with no cure. In the years since, polio has been virtually...
  • Woody Allen Ditched His Own After Party for 'Magic in the Moonlight'

    The most honest conversations at a movie premiere often happen in the bathroom, which was the case for Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight." At the after-party on the Upper East Side on Thursday night, two industry-types started to gab at the urinals....