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  • Three Newport News firms awarded large military contracts

    Three Newport News firms awarded large military contracts
    Despite a decline in discretionary defense spending by Congress, a growing number of Newport News-based firms are landing large-scale military contracts this month. So far, three Newport News-based companies have been tapped by the U.S. Department of...
  • Chicago to get early peek at Blue Angels jets

    Chicago to get early peek at Blue Angels jets
    Chicagoans eager to see the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform their famed daredevil stunts at the air show this weekend can catch the military jets a few days early when they fly over the city for a photo shoot Wednesday. Six pilots are scheduled to fly...
  • Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media

    Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media
    A sailor based in Washington state has been found guilty of threatening to rape a California naval recruit in a social media posting and will now face internal discipline, Navy officials told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday. Nicholas Lord, a sailor...
  • At end of round-the-world trip, Kerry's plane breaks down in Hawaii

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - The globe-trotting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was forced to catch a commercial flight on Thursday after his U.S. Air Force plane encountered technical difficulties before takeoff from Hawaii at the end of a nine-day round-the-...
  • PRESEASON POSTCARD: POC MT. EAST

    3 TIDBITS ON THE CARDINALS 1. Culkin in command. Mike Culkin, 42, is the new head coach, replacing Phil Dorn who left to become the coach at Catasauqua. Culkin, a Scranton Central grad, coached at Pocono Mountain East for six years before leaving for...
  • Free outdoor concerts light up a warm August week

    Warm summer nights and free musical events are a frequent combination during August in Hampton Roads. Military bands and community orchestras come out to entertain area residents, often previewing what's coming up on music programs in the coming year....
  • Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay

    Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay
    Para-swimming Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay Jessica Long of Baltimore, a 12-time Paralympic champion, won the women's 100-meter freestyle S8 and 100 breaststroke SB8 on Sunday, the final day of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming...
  • How a survivor of Cambodian genocide became a rural Georgia judge

    ATLANTA One day this December, 42-year-old attorney Meng Lim will pack up his two kids and a freshly pressed black robe. Sixty miles later, at the state Capitol, Lim will be sworn in as the first Cambodian-American of Chinese extraction ever to sit on...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 19

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. Two men were shot during the chaos of demonstrations late Monday and early Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., police confirmed. Officers weren't involved in the shootings. There was no immediate information on the identities or conditions...
  • Annapolis Shakespeare ends Playhouse residency with swirling 'Tempest'

    Annapolis Shakespeare ends Playhouse residency with swirling 'Tempest'
    After three successful seasons, the Annapolis Shakespeare Company is completing its final production as a resident theater company at Bowie Playhouse with a fine production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," continuing weekends through Aug. 17. Annapolis...
  • Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

    Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations
    The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter jet, marking the first time manned and unmanned aircraft have operated together on the same carrier....