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  • From scrubbing floors to Ivy League: Homeless student to go to Harvard

    From scrubbing floors to Ivy League: Homeless student to go to Harvard
    It's before sunrise, and the janitor at Burns High School has already been down the length of a hallway, cleaning and sweeping classrooms before the day begins. This particular janitor is painstakingly methodical, even as she administers a mental quiz on...
  • Eastern U.S. Battles Heat Wave Amid Power Outages

    Eastern U.S. Battles Heat Wave Amid Power Outages
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Blistering heat blanketed much of the eastern United States for the third straight day on Sunday, after violent storms that took at least a dozen lives and knocked out power to more than 3 million customers. Emergencies were...
  • Relief Comes For Midwest, Northeast After Heat Wave

    Relief Comes For Midwest, Northeast After Heat Wave
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A blistering heat wave finally showed signs of letting up across the U.S. Midwest and Northeast on Sunday, with more moderate temperatures bringing relief to overheated residents from Chicago to New York, according to meteorologists....
  • FULL TEXT: President Obama's State of the Union Address

    The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
  • Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach

    Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach
    Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
  • Hampton rockers Uglyography share tales of recent East Coast tour

    Hampton rockers Uglyography share tales of recent East Coast tour
    Most creative rockers know the adage, as articulated by singer and writer Henry Rollins: Get in the van. If you want to build an audience, make connections and share your music with the world, you've got to hit the road, Jack. It's easier said than done....
  • Rap star Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May

    Rap star Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May
    Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play Hampton Coliseum back in November. That show was canceled due to what was described as a scheduling conflict. The show has been rescheduled, but not at Hampton Coliseum. Promoters announced today that...
  • Mesa Musings: Was it really worth avoiding the fair?

    Looks like I ended up cutting off my nose to spite my face, as my sainted Kansas grandmother used to say. What does that corn-fed expression mean? Out of pique, we can end up damaging ourselves more than the object of our scorn. Case in point: I've made...
  • Top 20 most frugal cities in the nation

    The Coupons.com index of frugal cities found that Southerners are among the best savers in the country, with more than one-third of the top 20 frugal cities. In addition to Atlanta and Tampa, other Southern cities on the list include Charlotte, Nashville,...
  • 3 Generations Of Washington Heights Family Die In I-95 Car Crash

    3 Generations Of Washington Heights Family Die In I-95 Car Crash
    Three women from a Washington Heights family were killed down south Sunday afternoon on the way home from Disney World in Orlando, Fla. State Troopers in North Carolina say the family was heading northbound on Interstate 95 outside Wilson, 50 miles...
  • Amtrak Update: Full Keystone Service between Philadelphia & Harrisburg

    Amtrak Update: Full Keystone Service between Philadelphia & Harrisburg
    Amtrak service between New York City and Boston is planned to operate on Tuesday, August 30, including all Acela Express trains and most Northeast Regional service. Also in New England, Amtrak Downeaster service will operate normally between Boston and...