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  • Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession

    Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession
    The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession. That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...
  • Oct. 6 Letters: Politics, sports and domestic abuse, MRAPS, seniors

    Listed below are some quirky tidbits of life today that make me feel out of step: 1. We are told to not judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are told to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Am I missing something?...
  • Revamped Panthers hope to grow closer at West Point

    Revamped Panthers hope to grow closer at West Point
    It's politically incorrect to ever compare sports to war, however, when it comes to successful, intangible attributes such as chemistry, leadership and sacrifice the comparisons to professional hockey teams seem fair. Those are just some of the...
  • Protein Sciences Expects To Begin Testing Ebola Vaccine

    Protein Sciences Expects To Begin Testing Ebola Vaccine
    MERIDEN — Months ago, researchers at Protein Sciences opened a refrigerator and pulled out genetic leftovers from a 4-year old project to create a vaccine for Ebola. Federal funding for the effort dried up years ago, but those refrigerated...
  • Panthers select veteran Mitchell as team captain at West Point

    In a surprise, emotional ceremony held at the top of Mt. Thorne after a grueling team hike on a sun-splashed Monday afternoon at West Point Military Academy, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant named veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell the eighth captain in...
  • Panthers select veteran Mitchell as team captain

    In a surprise, emotional ceremony held at the top of Mt. Thorne Monday afternoon, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant named veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell the eighth captain in franchise history. It was after a grueling team hike on a sun-splashed day at...
  • Taking the kids to Orlando for the first time

    Taking the kids to Orlando for the first time
    Talk about the potential for stress. The Bennetts raced around Walt Disney World with 11 people, including kids who ranged in age from 5 to 18, while one teen was sick in bed at the hotel. But Theresa Bennett and her extended family were all smiles --...
  • Are expired medications still safe?

    Are expired medications still safe?
    It is 2 a.m. and that cough and stuffy nose you have been battling is still keeping you up. You reach for the nighttime cold relief medicine only to find it expired a few months ago. If you take a dose to ease your symptoms, will you be putting yourself...
  • Durbin: No U.S. ground forces against Islamic State while Obama is president

    Durbin: No U.S. ground forces against Islamic State while Obama is president
    Regardless of what top U.S. military officials might advise, Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday he does not expect any American troops to conduct ground combat to take on the Islamic State as long as Barack Obama is president. Durbin, speaking on WGN (AM-720)...
  • U.S. may keep secret prisoners after Afghan war exit

    U.S. may keep secret prisoners after Afghan war exit
    The fate of a group of prisoners held in near-total secrecy by U.S. forces at a prison in Afghanistan is hanging in limbo, the facility's commander said, as Washington gropes for options after its legal right to hold them there expires in December. The...
  • Bin Laden's son-in-law is sentenced in N.Y. to life in prison

    Bin Laden's son-in-law is sentenced in N.Y. to life in prison
    Sulaiman abu Ghaith, a top Al Qaeda leader and Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, was sentenced in New York on Tuesday to life in prison with no possibility of parole, becoming the highest-ranking advisor to the terrorist group to be convicted and now...