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  • Missing Virginia Teen Found Safe

    Missing Virginia Teen Found Safe
    Authorities in Caroline County have located a 14-year-old Virginia girl that was reported missing on Monday. Deputies say Amanda Kellison, 14 of Ruther Glen, was found around 8 a.m. Thursday. She was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Monday when she left home....
  • Butterflies: Walk and Talk teaches you about butterfly anatomy Saturday in York County

    Butterflies: Walk and Talk teaches you about butterfly anatomy Saturday in York County
     Find out more about attracting and identifying butterflies on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, from 10 a.m. until noon at New Quarter Park. A Butterfly Walk and Talk will be led by Barb Dunbar, York County Master Gardener, Virginia Master Naturalist, and York...
  • Teen trapped in sand: 'I thought I was going to die'

    Teen trapped in sand: 'I thought I was going to die'
    A 17-year-old who was trapped under 6 feet of beach sand for 20 minutes said Thursday that he didn't know if he was going to survive after a tunnel he was building at Newport Beach collapsed. "I thought I was going to die," the teenager, identified as...
  • Virginia Gourmet offers specialty foods in James City County

    Virginia Gourmet offers specialty foods in James City County
    The Virginia Gourmet is now open in the Festival Marketplace off Route 60 in James City County. Co-owners Joy Bryant and Lenny Berl developed a successful line of products made with natural ingredients called Mrs. Bryant’s Specialty Foods &...
  • TCC program trains health IT workforce

    Jim Borda drove from work in Richmond all the way to Virginia Beach twice a week to take Tidewater Community College's six-month health information technology program. "It was well worth it," said Borda, 39, a James City County resident, who's now...
  • Red Lion Graduate Killed In Afghanistan

    Red Lion Graduate Killed In Afghanistan
    Among the dozens of Navy SEALs and Special Forces killed in a chopper crash in Afghanistan, was a local Red Lion High School graduate. 28-year-old Daniel Zerbe was in the Air Force and was on the Chinook that the Taliban claim they struck. The 2001...
  • Dixie Carter dies at 70; star of 'Designing Women'

    Dixie Carter dies at 70; star of 'Designing Women'
    Dixie Carter, who gained television fame as Julia Sugarbaker on the long-running CBS sitcom "Designing Women," has died. She was 70. Carter died Saturday morning at a Houston hospital of complications from cancer, said Steve Rohr, publicist for Carter...
  • Do You Live in Heart Attack City?

    Do You Live in Heart Attack City?
    Where you live could play an important factor in your risk for heart disease. Ongoing surveys by the Centers for Disease Control indicate that people in some regions of the U.S. - particularly the Southeast — have a higher risk of chronic heart...
  • How to Take Care of Your Kids' Teeth

    How to Take Care of Your Kids' Teeth
    It's never too early to teach children how to take care of their teeth, dentists say. In fact, many parents don't know that the time to start daily cleanings is before babies have any teeth at all. Here are some tips from Bruce DeGinder, a Williamsburg,...
  • Gauging a Gas Tackler

    Gauging a Gas Tackler
    Whether you're still plowing through Thanksgiving leftovers or easing back to your normal fare, billions of bacteria in your digestive tract are eagerly awaiting their next meal. And if you feed them well enough, they'll thank you by producing gas....
  • The Mysterious Calorie

    The Mysterious Calorie
    Registered dietitian Jill Weisenberger once had a client who kept a puzzling food journal. The calorie counts were all out of whack. The woman's tuna sandwich had 33 calories. An apple: 144. Turns out the woman was mistaking a food-calorie book's index...