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  • Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly

    Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly
    Four years ago, Karen Garner received a phone call she'll never forget. Her husband, Jim, traveling on business in Savannah, Ga., called to tell her he was looking at the same bridge that they'd seen on a recent vacation. She hung up the phone in her...
  • Book it! 'Hot' summer trips

     Book it! 'Hot' summer trips
    Though we are a nation of summer travelers, that season isn't necessarily the best time to explore. "I would argue Europe is better in the shoulder seasons," said Amy Farley, news editor at Travel + Leisure and author of the magazine's "Trip Doctor"...
  • Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?

    Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?
    Kevin Hughes thought for years about buying property in Sandbridge. He finally made the leap this year and closed on a short sale in June. It was rented out for every week this summer but one, when he and his family stayed there. "We paid off our entire...
  • Virginia Crusaders clinch league title, advance to USA Bowl national championships | Community news

    The semi-pro Virginia Crusaders won their third Mason-Dixon Football League championship Saturday in Williamsburg, defeating the New Jersey Broncos 38-24 at Wanner Stadium. The Crusaders are 13-1, including a few lopsided victories. Their only loss was...
  • Celebrity traveler: Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell's beach vacations

    Celebrity traveler: Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell's beach vacations
    Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell travels frequently in her dual role as a defensive back and marketing manager of the city's all-female Lingerie Football League team. Campbell was nominated this year for the league's award for most improved player,...
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  • Musician's donation allows others to enjoy aquarium

    Musician's donation allows others to enjoy aquarium
    Sea-inspired melodies are helping efforts to give terminally ill children, disabled veterans and other special-needs groups glimpses of aquatic life at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Musician Greg Pierce is donating $5 from every sale of "Sea Notes,...
  • U.S. struggles to track illegal marlin trade

    Revered by Ernest Hemingway and other anglers, Atlantic blue marlin is among the most sought-after fish in the sea. It’s also traded on the black market at levels that federal investigators can’t define. “We don’t know how...
  • Little League team advances to championship

    Laurel's 9/10 All-Star Little League team advanced to the District Four championship, where they came in second place. Though they lost the game to the defending champs, the young athletes represented their hometown well. Old Town resident Caleb Collins...
  • Peninsula Pilots clinch playoff berth

    The Peninsula Pilots clinched a spot in the Coastal Plain League's Petitt Cup playoffs, thanks to losses by Outer Banks and Morehead City and a 5-1 win vs. the Petersburg Generals in Game 1 of a doubleheader Tuesday. The Pilots will open the playoffs...
  • Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, real estate executive, dies

    Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, real estate executive, dies
    Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, a retired real estate executive who with his wife established a nonprofit foundation that furnishes books to inner-city public schools, died July 31 of heart failure at his Pikesville home. He was 81. Born in Minneapolis,...