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  • Carnett: South takes college sports seriously

    I'm a collector of college and university sweatshirts. I've accumulated a few: North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, Ohio State, Miami, Auburn, West Point and Virginia. I like to wear them on my daily constitutionals. One breezy...
  • Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike

    Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation. Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
  • Disney To Eliminate 175 Jobs At ABC Television Group

    Walt Disney is preparing to eliminate approximately 175 positions at its Disney/ ABC Television Group, according to a person familiar with the situation, the latest in a string of cutbacks across its operations. Previous trims have taken place at the...
  • North Carolina takes perilous lurch to the right

    North Carolina is channeling Alabama and South Carolina when it comes to the best economic, social and political model for a U.S. Southern state. For more than half a century, North Carolina has been progressive on education and public investments, and...
  • Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs to release live album next month

    Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs to release live album next month
    Williamsburg's own rambling piano man Bruce Hornsby is in Park City, Utah, today, where he'll play a concert on the same bill as eclectic folk-rock band Railroad Earth. He's looking ahead, though, to the release of a new live record. "Cluck Ol' Hen," is...
  • North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill

    North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill
    DURHAM, N.C. -- To cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!" from outraged women, the state Senate in North Carolina on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose new licensing requirements and other restrictions on abortion clinics. Hundreds of protesters, most...
  • Man arrested in Arundel on prostitution, trafficking charges

    Man arrested in Arundel on prostitution, trafficking charges
    Anne Arundel County Police last week arrested a North Carolina man who they said was using a party promotion business in the county as a front for human trafficking and prostitution. Michael D. Boswell Jr., 30, of Raleigh, N.C., was arrested June 20...
  • Annapolis' Borland, Williams lead classes at NOOD Regatta

    Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...
  • Laurel student serves as state house page in North Carolina

    Kenni Patrick, a student at St. Vincent Pallotti High School, served as a page for the North Carolina House of Representatives, in Raleigh, N.C. The daughter of Kenneth and Tanya Patrick, of Laurel, she was sponsored by Rep. Julia Howard (Republican-...
  • Bedford deputies explain reasons behind large search in Lynchburg

    Bedford deputies explain reasons behind large search in Lynchburg
    We're learning new details about a police search that caught a lot of attention in Bedford County and Lynchburg. Officers spent most of Wednesday afternoon looking for two men.  Little information was made public at the time for why the search was...
  • Concert update: New shows by Hank Williams Jr, Phoenix and Sigur Ros

    Concert update: New shows by Hank Williams Jr, Phoenix and Sigur Ros
    It was a busy morning for concert announcements. The nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth unveiled details of shows by Phoenix (Aug. 30) and Hank Williams Jr. (Aug. 31.) Also, the Icelandic band Sigur Ros will play Norfolk on Sept. 24. The Sigur Ros...