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  • 'Kony 2012' backlash: Don't squelch young activists [Blowback]

     
    A few days ago the 29-minute video “Kony 2012” went viral with more than 80 million views. Since then members of the free press and bloggers have done their best to blacken the name of three filmmakers and I want to brood about the affair....
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Pension Reform (Take Two).

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Now we're hardly the type of blog who'd gratuitously start a class or generational war, but, man, do the Baby Boomers have a lot to answer for. Not only did they foist horrible Nora Ephron-penned......
  • Alfred Glenn Zook

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || ++++++++++++++++++++   || ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ Alfred Glenn Zook         Alfred G. Zook passed away on 5/31/11 at the age of 92.  He was born...
  • Dorothy S. Fravel, homemaker, dies

    Dorothy S. Fravel, homemaker, dies
    Dorothy S. Fravel, a homemaker who enjoyed attending the theater and concerts, died June 13 from complications of dementia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Ruxton resident was 87. The daughter of a real estate...
  • Engagement notice: Porter-Reid

    Engagement notice: Porter-Reid
    Amy Porter and Timothy Reid   Linda and Jim Porter, of Herdon, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lenore Porter, to Timothy Warren Reid, son of Donna and Dick Reid, of Towson. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Oakton High School, in...
  • College news for Columbia residents

    The following students, both of Columbia, earned a degree in May from Cornell University, in Ithaca, N.Y.: Adam Yozwiak earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering; and Olumayowa Dayo earned a Bachelor of Science in human ecology. Marian Creasy, of...
  • Former Newport News mayor criticizes judges for rarely using new federal courthouse

    Former Newport News mayor criticizes judges for rarely using new federal courthouse
    Former Newport News Mayor Joe S. Frank is sharply criticizing federal judges for their sparing use of a new courthouse in Newport News, saying they are violating federal law by not hearing cases there more often. Frank points to the 1948 law -- still...
  • Virginia Tech's lone running back in the 2011 class is in the fold

    Running back Michael Holmes from Harrisonburg High in Harrisonburg has sent his letter of intent in to Blacksburg. Barring a huge signing day surprise, he'll be the only running back in Tech's class. Tech wouldn't have minded grabbing another running...
  • Where Norm Wood's Fab 15 are going to college

    Every summer, Atlantic Coast Conference reporter Norm Wood releases his own list of the top 15 recruits in the state. We call it the Fab 15. Here's a rundown of the players that made the cut last summer, and where they signed their letters of intent:...
  • New Kent third after Group AA state wrestling quarterfinals; Poquoson puts three into semis

    If it's true that blonds have more fun, as the old television commercial proclaimed, no wonder New Kent is sitting pretty after the Group AA state wrestling quarterfinals. With a roster full of dyed-blond manes, the Trojans advanced four individuals to...
  • Friday's 6/1 local calendar (updated Friday AM with many prep pairings)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Baseball Eastern Region final (at ODU’s Bud Metheny Complex): Nansemond River vs. Kellam, 4 Region I final: King George at Grafton, 4:30 Region A Division 2 final: Essex at Nandua Region A Division 1 final: Sussex Central at...