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  • A later start for high schools is idea worth consideration [Editorial]

    Parents of high school students know the struggle — getting their teens out of bed to catch that early morning bus or carpool. Between homework, sports, jobs and an increasingly active social life, high schoolers find themselves burning the candle...
  • Foley, new Fort Meade commander, braces for more cuts

    Foley, new Fort Meade commander, braces for more cuts
    Col. Brian Foley has taken command of Fort Meade at a challenging time for the U.S. military. With the end of the war in Iraq in 2011 and the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan next year, growth in defense spending was already expected to taper. Then...
  • Campaigns touch briefly on the wars

    PARIS -- Politics tends to wring all seriousness out of speech. Sometimes this is a demonstration of unforgivable ignorance. Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan thinks that "Now is the time to lock in the success that is within reach" in...
  • Revisiting 'Redskins'

     
    From an essay by Patrick Hruby at SportsOnEarth.com: Last week, a group of Native American petitioners and representatives of the Washington Redskins appeared before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in Alexandria, Virginia, to debate the...
  • Golf: Peninsula players seek flighted titles at VSGA Women's Senior Am

    Several Peninsula players head into the final day of the VSGA Women’s Senior Amateur match-play tournament with opportunities for flighted championships in Hot Springs. In the first flight, Ann Mennell of Yorktown beat higher-seeded Nancy Duncan of...
  • Friday's local roundup: Two area golfers win flights at VSGA Women's Senior Amateur

    Golf: Two Peninsula-area players won their flight championships Friday at the Virginia State Golf Association Women's Senior Amateur in Hot Springs. Ann Mennell of Yorktown defeated Anne Gordon Greever of Richmond 2-and-1 on The Homestead's Old Course...
  • Concord Point Lighthouse part of 9th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge +1

    On Sept. 21 and 22, the Concord Point Lighthouse will participate, in partnership with the lighthouse organizations across the state, in the 9th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge +1. The challenge is part of the mission of the Chesapeake Chapter of the...
  • Virginia man caught at airport customs on Maryland arson charges

    Virginia man caught at airport customs on Maryland arson charges
    A 24-year-old Virginia man who fled the country earlier this year after being charged with arson in Maryland was arrested on Tuesday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Jose Mejia Pineda had an...
  • Parkour gym hopes to lure customers with fresh way to train

    Parkour gym hopes to lure customers with fresh way to train
    The online videos show young men leaping over fences, running up walls and flipping off roofs. It's called parkour and the videos are wildly popular. One on YouTube called "The World's Best Parkour and Freerunning 2012" has had more than 22 million...
  • Bethlehem's Ronald Cruz snaps two-fight losing streak; wins by knockout

     
    For the first time in 14 months, Ronald Cruz was a winner on Saturday night at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The promising Bethlehem welterweight, considered a championship contender, ended a two-fight losing streak by knocking out Mexico's Rodolpho...
  • Tabb sweeps Panther Invite; Buscher, Kieffer win individual races

                                Panther Invite - 2013-08-31                          New Quarter Park, Williamsburg, VA                                   HS Girls =================================================================     Name        ...