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  • Columbia's king of holiday lights plans his grand finale

    At the peak of December’s annual pilgrimage to Beaverbrook, 500 vehicles an hour slowly snake along the Columbia neighborhood’s streets and spill out onto Clarksville Pike en route to one brightly lit house. Holiday lighting fans from across...
  • Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury

    Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury
    The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday. The details...
  • Boston Marathon survivor hosts break up party for leg before amputation

    Boston Marathon survivor hosts break up party for leg before amputation
    A woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing had her leg amputated this week after several surgeries, but before she let it go she hosted a break up party to say goodbye, according to KHOU. Rebekah DiMartino of Texas has been struggling with her...
  • Junior Achievement president killed

    Family members and friends bid a tearful farewell to Melissa Aiello, president of Coconut Creek-based Junior Achievement of South Florida, who succumbed to injuries she sustained when hit by a car while jogging. Aiello, 60, was jogging eastbound on Royal...
  • A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race

    A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race
    MANCHESTER — In the first few years of her running career, Cynthia (Wadsworth) Lorenzoni did her best to not run on roads. "I hid in the woods," Lorenzoni said. "Nobody saw me running. Women weren't running then. It was weird. And I was in high...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Investigative story may have hefty cost

    'The Newsroom' recap: Investigative story may have hefty cost
    In an abrupt about-face that could put him behind bars, anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) decides to pursue an investigative story using stolen government documents on “Run,” Episode 21 of HBO’s “The Newsroom.”            ...
  • Newport News council could take action on grocery store this year

    Newport News council could take action on grocery store this year
    City officials are working with three parties who are interested in opening a grocery store in the Southeast Community – all three have submitted proposals and revised them to be closer to what the city will need, City Manager Jim Bourey said. The...
  • Karen Armstrong's thinking shifts on religion and violence

    Buddhists speak of the "third half of life," and at age 70, Karen Armstrong is well into what might be called the third half of her career. First was a time as a member of a Catholic religious order — a nun — in England and as a student at...
  • Hyde: Veterans Day a time for sports to celebrate real heroes

    Hyde: Veterans Day a time for sports to celebrate real heroes
    The last time Cedric King saw his legs, he was in a shoot-out with the Taliban in Afghanistan. This was more than two years ago, and somewhere in the fire fight he stepped on what the military calls an, "improvised explosive device." "A home-made bomb, a...
  • U of I named USOC Paralympic training site

    U of I named USOC Paralympic training site
    For years, the University of Illinois has been recognized as the premier training environment for wheelchair racers in the United States. Now the United States Olympic Committee has designated the university as an official U.S. Paralympic training...
  • Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe

    Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe
    It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television. The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...