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  • Three quick goals lift Canucks over Capitals on Sunday

    Three goals in the span of 1 minute, 47 seconds in the second period proved to be Washington's undoing Sunday as the visiting Capitals fell to the Vancouver Canucks, 4-2, in the final game of a three-stop trip to Western Canada. Center Nick Bonino...
  • Charitable scams

    During the holiday season, charities step up their year-end appeals to raise money. While it's wonderful to support these organizations, it's important to guard against potential scams, especially if you get a request from an unfamiliar group. The...
  • Holiday gift-giving: Deck the walls with Miami Dolphins cheerleaders calendar and more

    Holiday gift-giving: Deck the walls with Miami Dolphins cheerleaders calendar and more
    Deck the walls with eye candy. South Florida calendar guys and girls, from cheerleaders to firefighters, make a great holiday gift that keeps on giving for 365 days in 2015. You can get into the spirit of the New Year while supporting worthy causes in...
  • Penn State receives $1 million donation to honor 2012 team

    Penn State receives $1 million donation to honor 2012 team
    Penn State has received a $1 million donation to recognize the 2012 football team. Michael Farrell, founder of a Pittsburgh investment-banking firm, announced the donation Thursday to Penn State's Football Excellence Fund. Farrell, whose son Mike played...
  • Global health means vaccinating the young

    Global health means vaccinating the young
    The world is scrambling to control the Ebola epidemic. Daily we hear about quarantines, possible outbreaks, governmental interventions and the death toll, which is now estimated to be nearly 6,000. Researchers are rushing to develop effective vaccines....
  • Driven by a meaningful culture

    Driven by a meaningful culture
    Bill Cannon left a large wealth management firm to join much smaller Glass Jacobson less than a year ago. His reason: "Opportunity for advancement," the 47-year-old said. "I wanted a seat at the table." And that's what he got with his new job as...
  • Faith and Values: Thankful for gifts and conversation partners

    Faith and Values: Thankful for gifts and conversation partners
    This time of year we turn our attention to the giving, receiving and exchanging of gifts. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all holidays that include gift-giving, and opening ourselves to the enlivening experience seems to compensate us for the...
  • New website unites nonprofits, businesses, consumers

    New website unites nonprofits, businesses, consumers
    Rewards for Causes makes giving a win-win-win for nonprofits, businesses and donors. The newly formed website generates donations for charities and sales in the marketplace. Donors save money on special deals while supporting nonprofits. "Every deal you...
  • Mystery donor drops $1,400 coin in Salvation Army kettle -- again

    On each of the past two Fridays, a mysterious donor has dropped valuable gold coins into the red kettles used by the Salvation Army to collect donations during the holiday season. The heavy Mexican coins date to 1947, are worth an estimated $1,400 each,...
  • Make Room for Joy and Peace

    Make Room for Joy and Peace
    December is the month of more -- more to do, more to buy, more patience, more memories, more everything!    When life is already filled to the brim, there might not be room for more. Then all that holiday magic turns into holiday stress, unless you...
  • Langley Federal Credit Union forms charitable foundation to help families

    Langley Federal Credit Union forms charitable foundation to help families
    Newport News-based Langley Federal Credit Union has formed the Langley for Families Foundation to establish focused charitable giving on family issues in the greater Hampton Roads area. The foundation will operate outside of the credit union’s...