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  • Speaking to local Penn State fans, James Franklin says area opponents 'don't have a chance'

    Speaking to local Penn State fans, James Franklin says area opponents 'don't have a chance'
    Penn State football coach James Franklin paused Wednesday and — in an exaggerated deadpan manner — shouted a question to a member of his staff. "Hey, Lauren, do we have Maryland on the schedule this year?" the former two-time Terps assistant...
  • NCAA roundup: Salisbury women roar past Augustana, 16-3

    Three Sea Gulls each scored three goals or more to help host Salisbury rout Augustana, 16-3, in the third round of the Division III tournament. The Vikings (19-1) did not score over the first 36 minutes as the Sea Gulls (20-1) took a 14-0 lead....
  • Brandon Smith elected to Virginia's bowling hall of fame | Community notebook

    One of Brandon Smith's most-memorable moments in bowling came last October when he was inducted into the Virginia Peninsula USBC Hall of Fame. That most-memorable list just got longer. The Newport News resident, 39, has been voted into the Virginia...
  • Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'

    Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'
    WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield. Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
  • Wendell Scott among new inductees into NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Wendell Scott earned a second NASCAR first on Wednesday: He became the first African-American driver to be elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The late driver from Virginia was among the latest group of five — all drivers, another first —...
  • Sentinel's all-area wrestling team

    Sentinel's all-area wrestling team
    WRESTLERS OF YEAR Jake Spengler Sr., Lake Highland Prep, 152 The Buzz: Three-time state champion will wrestle at Virginia Tech. Fox Baldwin Jr., Kissimmee Osceola, 160 The Buzz: Four-time state champion has oral commitment to Virginia. FIRST...
  • Hollywood's Growing Faith in Christian Movies

    Sony's Christian drama "Heaven Is for Real," which opens Wednesday, is the latest offering in a year with an uncommonly large slate of religious-themed wide releases. Although there's long been a robust DVD market and numerous indie releases, more...
  • National Book Award finalists announced

    National Book Award finalists announced
    The 2013 National Book Award finalists were announced on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Wednesday, and for the first time, the National Book Foundation has offered a free e-book series with samples of all the finalists' work available for download. The five...
  • National Book Awards: nonfiction longlist

    National Book Awards: nonfiction longlist
    The 10 books on the National Book Awards' longlist for the nonfiction prize include works by some of the nation’s best-known historians, a memoir about a childhood in the shadow of the CIA and bestselling books about America’s economic decline...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: VHSL, VIS basketball results and pairings

    Boys basketball Playoff results from Monday and Tuesday: Group 6A South Regional quarterfinals: Woodside 63, Tallwood 45 Landstown 71, Kecoughtan 66 Colonial Forge 85, Cosby 58 Patrick Henry of Roanoke 67, C.D. Hylton 46   Group 5A South Regional...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 22, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Texas, where people visited the JFK Tribute in Forth Worth on the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the...