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  • Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday

    Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday
    Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chukchi Bible Yuri Rytkheu, translated from the Russian by Ilona Yazhbin Chavasse Archipelago: 354 pp., $17 paper "My genealogy, like the tundra root we call the golden root, is enmeshed with its native soil. It does not spread very far below...
  • Bar Stands in the Way of Hospital Development

    Bar Stands in the Way of Hospital Development
    A bar standing in the way of a controversial hospital development to replace hospitals damaged by Hurricane Katrina has been seized by city officials. The owner of the Outer Banks Bar had tried to stop city officials from evicting him from the building,...
  • Bar in way of new hospital development demolished

    Bar in way of new hospital development demolished
    A bar standing in the way of a contentious development to replace hospitals damaged by Hurricane Katrina has been demolished.       The owner of the Outer Banks Bar had tried to stop city officials from evicting him from the building, but on Monday a...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Ready to take her first breath
    Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old. Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Breathing isn't something you think about. But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs. Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
  • Neighborhood Survives Katrina - Not Urban Renewal

    Neighborhood Survives Katrina - Not Urban Renewal
    The Outer Banks Bar had stood as a street-level recovery center after Hurricane Katrina, an unofficial hub for an inner-city neighborhood that had been left for dead even before the floodwaters came. No longer do the bar's patrons stare out at the...
  • Pirate series opener: Virginia hunts for Blackbeard

    Pirate series opener: Virginia hunts for Blackbeard
    When news of one of history's most notorious pirate gatherings reached Virginia in late 1718, it couldn't have sparked more fear. Just two days sail from Hampton Roads, the brutal Charles Vane and his second-in-command — Calico Jack Rackham —...
  • Beryl Strengthens Slightly Over Coastal Carolina

    Beryl Strengthens Slightly Over Coastal Carolina
    Two days after slamming into northeast Florida, Beryl -- slightly strengthened but still a tropical depression -- prepared to re-enter the Atlantic on Wednesday, spreading heavy rain and blustery winds along the coast of the Carolinas. The storm, which...
  • Tropical Depression Beryl still drenching North Florida, Georgia

    Tropical Depression Beryl still drenching North Florida, Georgia
    Tropical Depression Beryl continues to bring heavy rains to North Florida and southern Georgia. At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Beryl was 85 miles southwest of Savannah, Ga., lumbering northeast at 8 mph with sustained winds of 30 mph. It's forecast to continue...
  • Dr. Beach tags California's Coronado as nation's best beach for 2012

    Dr. Beach tags California's Coronado as nation's best beach for 2012
    With Americans packing up for travel over the Memorial Day weekend, one coastal hot spot in Southern California is winning praise as the best U.S. beach in an annual ranking from a Florida professor. San Diego's Coronado tops the list from "Dr. Beach,"...