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  • Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go

    Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go
    NEWPORT NEWS — It’s been seven months since the announcement. And, as of Sunday, it’ll be eight weeks until the inaugural One City Marathon is here. This brings a chuckle to Jason Todd, the president of Flat-Out Events, which is...
  • Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal

    Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal
    HARTFORD — The Achievement First boys basketball coach is like most coaches of high school sports: "My job is to be the most competitive, supportive and dedicated coach I can be. My goal is to become the best coach and role model for my players."...
  • Slain Chicago officer awarded Medal of Valor

    Slain Chicago officer awarded Medal of Valor
    The mother and fiancee of Chicago police Officer Clifton Lewis, killed at an Austin convenience store in late 2011, accepted the Law Enforcement Medal of Valor on his behalf in a White House ceremony Wednesday. Vice President Joe Biden draped the purple-...
  • Appeals court to consider request to move Boston bombing trial

    A federal appeals court will hear legal arguments next week over whether accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can get a fair trial in downtown Boston. Tsarnaev's lawyers in the death penalty case say that many potential jurors have already...
  • Al Qaida's pattern of attack

    Al Qaida's pattern of attack
    Al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists in Paris. The motive for the attack by the Kouachi brothers was to avenge what the brothers believed to be blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed. Yet the...
  • Simsbury Native Helps Research Boston Marathon Book

    Simsbury Native Helps Research Boston Marathon Book
    SIMSBURY — When Delia Brimmer first learned about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, she was in the middle of the ocean. Brimmer, a Simsbury native, was studying abroad as part of a "Semester at Sea" program, and said she was worried for her...
  • Area road racing hall of fame inducts 3 new members

     Area road racing hall of fame inducts 3 new members
    A marathon runner who competed at Boston and New York Cty, a runner with wins from his teens to the senior age groups, and a local icon in race-walking are the newest inductees into the Virginia Peninsula Road Racing Hall of Fame. The honorees are Chris...
  • Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb

    Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb
    Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?" O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
  • Man who shoveled Boston Marathon finish line revealed

    Man who shoveled Boston Marathon finish line revealed
    One man and his snow shovel became a viral hero after shoveling the finish line of the prestigious Boston Marathon.  That man is Boston bartender Chris Laudani.  Philip Hillman captured the image from his Boston hotel room Tuesday while a blizzard was...
  • On The Fly: Sun Trade Montgomery To Sue Bird's Seattle Storm

    On The Fly: Sun Trade Montgomery To Sue Bird's Seattle Storm
    Save the date: Friday, July 31. That is when the Seattle Storm comes to the Mohegan Sun Arena to play the Connecticut Sun. The Storm will have two of best guards in UConn history, Sue Bird and Renee Montgomery. The Sun traded Montgomery and the Nos. 3 and...
  • Man braves blizzard to clean snow off Boston Marathon finish line

    Man braves blizzard to clean snow off Boston Marathon finish line
    A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a...