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  • Can you name 5 of the top 10 'all-time greatest' movies, TV shows, books etc.?

     
    The new Entertainment Weekly has taken on the bravura task of naming the all-time top 100 movies, TV shows, albums novels, plays (top 50 only), and musicals (top 10 only) of all time. To my mind, each list is infected......
  • Virginia groups receive grants to battle veterans homelessness

    Three organizations in southeastern Virginia have received grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs totalling $1.4 million to help end homelessness among former service members. In all, Virginia organizations received $11.3 million in grants under...
  • Full list of McAuliffe's University board appointments

    We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments. Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
  • Archaeologists open window on 18th-century Williamsburg's pioneering black school

    Archaeologists open window on 18th-century Williamsburg's pioneering black school
    Twenty-odd stubs from worn-out slate pencils may not seem like that significant a find in a region so rich with history that noteworthy archaeological discoveries are common. But at the site of the 18th-century Bray School in Williamsburg, they're...
  • Tennis: HRA's Grace Prillaman among age-group champs in Newport News Junior Satellite

    Hampton Roads Academy player Grace Prillaman won the girls 16-and-under round-robin competition Saturday in the Newport News Junior Satellite tournament at Huntington Park. Facing two opponents in the Level 4 event, Prillaman dropped just four games in...
  • Beat Winter Blues with Local Authors

    Beat Winter Blues with Local Authors
    As I write this, we’ve just been through a week of lousy, rainy weather, the kind that makes me want to snuggle in the corner of my couch with a cup of tea at my side and a book in my hands. With the right book, I could be instantly transported from...
  • Last person to see Mount Rainier park ranger alive says she saved lives

    Last person to see Mount Rainier park ranger alive says she saved lives
    Before the fatal shot was fired, it was just another day on the job for National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson; she was helping Mount Rainier visitors, including Jeremy Best. Best said Tuesday he believes he was the last visitor to speak with the 34-...
  • Looks like the names will remain on Penn State's jerseys

    Penn State invited photographers to shoot Tuesday's packing session at the football building, where about 20,000 pounds of cargo was readied for transport to Ireland. A few shot pictures of the team's road white jerseys, with names once again stitched...
  • Day trips: Follow Ben Franklin's footsteps in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA — Wait. Isn't that ...? I was just entering Independence Hall Park in Philadelphia when the man strode past me, too quickly to see much more than a blur. An anachronism, this elderly gentleman in his heavy tan tailcoat and silver-...
  • Day trips: Welcome Discovery, celebrate Earth Day

    Day trips: Welcome Discovery, celebrate Earth Day
    Washington Space Shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum The space shuttle Discovery soared around the Washington Monument and the White House in a salute to the nation's capital Tuesday before landing for the last time near its new home at...
  • Many candidates for breakout season in Broward

    Many candidates for breakout season in Broward
    Piper running back Travis Liburd burst onto the scene in Broward County last season, rushing for 1,696 yards and 23 touchdowns. Former fullback Brandon Boyce racked up 22 tackles for loss and 10.5 sacks as a difference-making defensive lineman for...