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  • Healthcare law also faces plenty of low-tech problems

    Healthcare law also faces plenty of low-tech problems
    When advocates for the president's healthcare law strategized about how to reach the uninsured, they knew exactly whom to tap: mothers who could spread the word about the law's benefits, sign up their younger children and nudge their twentysomethings to...
  • Chris Christie: In Sandy anniversary, seeds of 2016 presidential bid?

    Chris Christie: In Sandy anniversary, seeds of 2016 presidential bid?
    No politician would admit to wanting disaster to strike. But, quite apart from the pain it inflicts, disasters can be a boon to a political leader. It was true in 1994, when California Gov. Pete Wilson’s response to the Northridge earthquake...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Grafton, Bruton, Tabb, Poquoson, York claim regional field hockey berths

    Field hockey: In the Conference 19 semifinals, No. 2 seed Grafton shut out No. 3 Powhatan 6-0 to earn a Group 4A South Regional spot and a berth in the final at No. 1 Tabb, which beat No. 4 Jamestown 7-0. ... Summer Zacharias and Taylor Everette...
  • Tuesday's 11:59 p.m. multi-sport UPDATE: High school results

    Field hockey Groups 1-4A Conference 33 semifinals: No. 1 Bruton 6, No. 4 George Mason 1 No. 2 Northampton 5, No. 3 Northumberland 0 Conference quarterfinals (at Christopher Newport): Group 4A Conf. 18: Heritage vs. King’s Fork, 5:15 Group 6A Conf....
  • Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad

    Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad
    The forensic anthropologist lifted a thighbone from the skeleton arrayed on her metal lab table and studied the fine cracks traversing its surface, gray and weathered as driftwood. Associate professor Lori Baker, 44, set the bone down and cradled the...
  • The God Squad: Does God need a PR person?

    Q: I'm Catholic and I've noticed that no established mainstream Catholic churches, synagogues or mosques put those catchy signs out front the way many Protestant churches do. Why is that? These signs always give me a smile and might even bring people in...
  • Local Q&A: Tree

    Local Q&A: Tree
    Tree's profile is growing more rapidly than even his name would suggest. The 29-year-old Chicago rapper/producer earned a coveted slot at the Pitchfork Music Festival on the strength of his newest mixtape, "Sunday School II: When Church Lets Out," and...
  • African Children's Choir to perform twice on the Peninsula Sunday, July 14

    African Children's Choir to perform twice on the Peninsula Sunday, July 14
    The African Children's Choir, a 16-member musical group from Uganda, will perform twice on the Peninsula this Sunday. The group will sing and dance at Warwick Assembly of God, 1228 Todds Lane, in Hampton at 10:15 a.m. and First Baptist Church Denbigh,...
  • Pastors and parishioners speak out on the George Zimmerman trial, verdict

    Pastors and parishioners speak out on the George Zimmerman trial, verdict
    "I am hurt. I am sad. I am shocked, but I shouldn't be," preached the Rev. Valarie Houston of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church in Sanford's historic Goldsboro area. Several times during her impassioned Sunday-morning sermon about George Zimmerman's acquittal,...
  • Iglesias de negros en el sur de Florida: Trabajen para cambiar las leyes | VIDEO

    Iglesias de negros en el sur de Florida: Trabajen para cambiar las leyes | VIDEO
    En las comunidades de afro-americanos del sur de Florida, las reacciones fueron fuertes  y profundas el domingo tras la absolución de Zimmerman en el caso del asesinato del adolescente Trayvon Martin. Pero su enojo y decepción no se expresaron en...
  • Community group helps open police district to citizens

    Community group helps open police district to citizens
    Climb the steps and walk past the concrete columns that grace many Baltimore police stations and you'll encounter shuttered glass doors, blocked off by plywood, brown paper or the backs of file cabinets. Somewhere along the way, the public entrances...