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  • Hampton Roads military bases brace for climate change, sea-level rise

    HAMPTON — When Hurricane Isabel raged through Hampton Roads in 2003, tidal levels rose 7.9 feet, putting most of Langley Air Force Base underwater. As the waters receded, the damage was immense. Two hundred facilities on the base were affected....
  • Spooky Themes Dominate Author Talks At R.J. Julia

    Spooky Themes Dominate Author Talks At R.J. Julia
    Authors of fiction and nonfiction with appropriately spooky themes for this time of year and a writer who explores the frightening world of debt collectors will give free talks at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. Reservations are...
  • Profectus gets more investment for Ebola vaccine, from U.S. Army

    Profectus gets more investment for Ebola vaccine, from U.S. Army
    The U.S. Army is giving Profectus BioSciences $8.5 million to put toward human trials of the Ebola virus vaccine, bringing the Baltimore biotechnology company's fundraising total for the project to more than $17 million in a matter of days. Profectus had...
  • Manager Bochy part of international flavor at Series

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The World Series has a strong international flavor this year with the most surprising foreign-born participant the man calling the shots from the San Francisco Giants dugout, manager Bruce Bochy. Bochy was born in Landes de...
  • Pentagon official upbeat on streamlining U.S. military acquisitions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon and Congress have better-than-ever odds of reaching agreement on how to streamline myriad overlapping laws that slow the process for buying military equipment and services, a top Defense Department official said. "I am...
  • Legal questions loom in Blackwater convictions

    WASHINGTON Congress and courts alike could end up chasing after the high-profile convictions of four ex-Blackwater Worldwide guards now facing decades in prison. In the wake of the Blackwater trial verdicts, a North Carolina congressman hopes to revive...
  • U.S. weighs passport, border changes in wake of Ottawa attack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada and make it easier to revoke the passports of suspected militants, steps that could gain traction following two attacks in Canada this week. The...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Family 5K and health fair The...
  • Why not a fraud-free election?

    Why not a fraud-free election?
    We in Texas want our elections to be as fraud-free as possible. We have more illegal immigrants than any state, thanks to no border security except what the state provides ("Messing with voting rights in Texas," Oct. 21). I recently saw my granddaughter...
  • Fort Eustis soldiers head to Africa to support those battling Ebola

    Fort Eustis soldiers head to Africa to support those battling Ebola
    About 60 Fort Eustis soldiers said goodbye to their loved ones Wednesday morning during a ceremony at the Anderson Field House as they deploy to West Africa in support of the efforts there to quell the Ebola epidemic. None know when they will return....
  • Air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town

    Air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town
    Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the vast...