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  • 50 years at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

    YORK — Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare. She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at...
  • Kaine visits NN Apprentice School

    Kaine visits NN Apprentice School
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight

    Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight
    A plane vanished without a trace. The media grasped at every possible lead. A riveted public submitted tips and government officials argued about where to search. Anguished relatives wondered what really happened and hope dimmed with each passing day....
  • Little girl surprised to throw first pitch to deployed dad

    Little girl surprised to throw first pitch to deployed dad
    A little girl who threw the first pitch at a Charlotte Knights game got the surprise of her life when she realized who was behind the catcher's mask. It was 8-year-old Isabella's father, a Gunner's Mate 1st Class in the United States Navy who had been...
  • Read Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State Speech

    Read Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State Speech
    TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers: Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.  Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
  • Growing evidence points to systemic troubles in VA healthcare system

    Growing evidence points to systemic troubles in VA healthcare system
    Three years ago Edward Laird, a 76-year-old Navy veteran, noticed two small blemishes on his nose. His doctor at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix ordered a biopsy, but month after month, as the blemishes grew larger, Laird couldn't get an...
  • Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time

    Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time
    When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
  • Judge denies Stand Your Ground in Boca murder case

    U.S. Navy seaman Matthew Snow, on a 30-day leave from his post in Japan, hoped his return to South Florida in March 2013 would mean plenty of quality time with his new girlfriend. Instead, the 22-year-old sailor from Broward died after being stabbed in...
  • Garcetti's F-bomb born of political calculation?

    Garcetti's F-bomb born of political calculation?
    Did the mayor just say that on live television? Yes, I’m pretty sure L.A.  Mayor Eric Garcetti let one slip. I wasn’t at today’s bash celebrating the L.A. Kings’ Stanley Cup victory over the New York Rangers, but I’ve now...
  • Three vie for open District 100 House seat

    Three vie for open District 100 House seat
    An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race. District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
  • John A. Walker Jr. dies at 77; masterminded family spy operation

    John A. Walker Jr. dies at 77; masterminded family spy operation
    John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...