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  • York County, Poquoson neighbors divided over dredging of Lambs Creek

     York County, Poquoson neighbors divided over dredging of Lambs Creek
    Before an informal request to dredge Lambs Creek even makes it to the Board of Supervisors, it is already dividing residents along the creek that separates York County and Poquoson. A group of neighbors approached York County officials this year in...
  • Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say

    Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say
    A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them. The former hotel is now a senior living center...
  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • Many in Ferguson criticize nighttime grand jury announcement

    Many in Ferguson criticize nighttime grand jury announcement
    St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch's decision to wait until nightfall to announce the results of a grand jury investigation into Michael Brown's death was criticized Tuesday by law enforcement experts and Ferguson activists, who said the move...
  • At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential

    At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential
    Sen. Tim Kaine stepped inside a training simulator at Fort Eustis on Thursday and deftly piloted a small Army craft through the water. This kind of realistic training — complete with three-dimensional images and weather that gets nasty at the...
  • Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

    Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State
    Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have gained ground against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, potentially clearing an escape route for persecuted minorities remaining on and near Mt. Sinjar. The offensive, begun this week, paired the...
  • Why Iraqi army can't fight, despite $25 billion in U.S. aid, training

    Why Iraqi army can't fight, despite $25 billion in U.S. aid, training
    Hussein Shehab knew things were going badly when he spotted the Iraqi police pickup trucks. They were flying the black flag of Islamic State fighters, who were driving the vehicles straight toward him and his fellow Iraqi security force soldiers. It was...
  • School hosts Veterans Day tributes

    School hosts Veterans Day tributes
    Franklin Academy's gymnasium was the scene of a stirring tribute on Veterans Day, packed with large audiences for three separate ceremonies. The patriotic spirit was palpable in the Boynton Beach facility as a Boy Scout color guard presented the...
  • Costs soar in war against Islamic State

    Costs soar in war against Islamic State
    The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount. The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel may be one of them, but I want to focus on the dollars and sense, and by the latter I mean explaining more about what we are doing....
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Hiring, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Cultural Palm Beach Dramaworks announces thatMark Perlberg and Lee Wolfhave been elected to its board of directors.In addition, former board membersShari Santell and Donald Silpeare now on...
  • Humphreys selected to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Mater Dei senior linebacker Ben Humphreys, a Newport Beach resident, has been selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl football game at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 3. Humphreys, who's bound for Duke University, will play for...