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Emporia (Emporia, Virginia)

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  • Monday's 8/18 local schedule (updated Saturday PM)

    COLLEGES Men’s soccer (exhibition) Longwood at William and Mary, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Golf Bay Rivers District regular-season match (at Kiln Creek), 10 a.m. Great Bridge vs. Nansemond River (at Bide-A-Wee in Portsmouth), 10 a.m. Deep Creek vs. Lakeland...
  • On the bookshelf

    On the bookshelf
    If you're an avid reader like I am, you're always on the lookout for new authors. Here's a sampling of recent releases by Hampton Roads authors. Who knows--you might just find your new favorite author in the bunch. “Flight of the Butterfly: The...
  • Tyson Recalls 131K lbs. of Ground Beef for Possible E. Coli

    Tyson Recalls 131K lbs. of Ground Beef for Possible E. Coli
    WASHINGTON -- Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli, federal officials said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said that the department became aware of the problem Monday when the...
  • New York's sweet spots

    New York's sweet spots
    You need not be a sugar lover to enjoy "New York Sweets," the latest book from Susan Pear Meisel, an admitted sugarhound. Nor do you have to be a baking enthusiast. But if you're a traveler with a passion for tracking down interesting sugar-coated...
  • Sadler celebrates birthday with Talladega win

    Sadler celebrates birthday with Talladega win
    Happy belated Birthday, Elliott Sadler! Sadler, who celebrated his 39th birthday on Wednesday, withstood several changes on a restart with three-laps to go in Saturday's Aaron's 312 to score his 10th career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory at...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who were killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: Derek R. Banks, 24, of Newport News, Va.; specialist, Army...
  • Reports: U.S. to house immigrant children at former college near Emporia

    The federal government is planning to house up to 600 unattended immigrant children at the former Saint Paul's College in Lawrenceville, the Richmond Times-Dispatch and BuzzFeed are reporting. The college, a historically black school that closed last...
  • Earnhardt Jr. ends drought with win in Michigan, Bowyer is 7th

    Earnhardt Jr. ends drought with win in Michigan, Bowyer is 7th
    Dale Earnhardt Jr.raced to his first Sprint Cup victory in four years, ending a 143-race winless streak Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.     Earnhardt's win came almost exactly four years to the day after his last trip to Victory Lane in a...
  • Clint Bowyer headed to Michael Waltrip Racing

    Clint Bowyer headed to Michael Waltrip Racing
    In 2008, Clint Bowyer called Michael Waltrip the "worst driver in NASCAR period." Next season, Bowyer will call Waltrip boss. On Friday the two put weeks of speculation to bed, making the official announcement at the Kansas Speedway, that Bowyer will be...
  • Kyle Busch wins Sprint Cup race at RIR with a late pass of Jeff Gordon

    Kyle Busch wins Sprint Cup race at RIR with a late pass of Jeff Gordon
    Kyle Busch repeated as the winner of the Heath Calhoun 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, and added yet another layer of frustration to Jeff Gordon's 2010 Sprint Cup Series season in the process. Gordon, winless in the past 39 races,...
  • Ben Kiser to take state superintendents association position

    Retiring Gloucester County Public School System Superintendent Ben Kiser will become the executive director of the Virginia Association of School Superintendents upon his retirement on July 1. The superintendents association made the announcement of...