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  • Wednesday's high school roundup: Warwick, New Kent prevail in baseball

    Baseball: Warwick scored in the bottom of the seventh to edge Wilson 2-1 Wednesday in a non-conference matchup. ... New Kent handled West Point, one of its traditional rivals, 12-2. ... Toby Buchanan was 3-for-4 and drove in five runs as Nansemond-...
  • Thursday's 4/10 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s gymnastics NCAA championships (in Ann Arbor, Mich.; including William and Mary), 1 Baseball Christopher Newport at Randolph-Macon, 3 Thomas Nelson Community College at Patrick Henry CC (in Martinsville), 2 p.m. Softball Hampton at...
  • Pair arrested, accused of operating $70 million Ponzi scheme, agents say

    Pair arrested, accused of operating $70 million Ponzi scheme, agents say
    To gain the confidence of investors, Paul Schumack II invoked a mix of military prestige and Christian faith, authorities allege. His email signature not only told of his graduation from West Point in 1979, but also included this passage from the Bible:...
  • Olin 'Jack' McGill Sr.: Accountant inspired many to have success

     Olin 'Jack' McGill Sr.: Accountant inspired many to have success
    As a child of the Great Depression, Olin "Jack" McGill Sr. was no stranger to hard work. When his dad lost the family hardware store in St. Cloud due to hard financial times, McGill watched his old man build a career as a fisherman in Sebastian to put...
  • Wednesday's 4/9 local schedule (updated Monday PM)

    COLLEGES Baseball St. Mary’s (Md.) at Christopher Newport, 3 Hampden-Sydney at Virginia Wesleyan, 3:30 Wofford at Old Dominion, 4:05 Norfolk State at William and Mary, 7 Softball Christopher Newport at Mary Washington (doubleheader), 3 Virginia...
  • Narrowed smoker discounts still seen as unhealthy

    Whether bases should "continue to sell tobacco is something we need to look at and we are," said Hagel. "We owe it to our people. The health care costs are astounding, well over a billion dollars just in the Department of Defense on tobacco-related...
  • Daily Press wins 16 Virginia Press Association awards

    The Daily Press Media Group took home 26 awards at the Virginia Press Association's annual conference for their 2013 news coverage. The Daily Press, which competes among the state's largest newspapers, won 16 of those, including seven first place...
  • Tuesday's 4/8 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Baseball William and Mary at VMI, 6 Wofford at Old Dominion, 6:05 Apprentice at College of the Albemarle (N.C.), 4 Men’s lacrosse Virginia Wesleyan at Ferrum, 3 Women’s lacrosse Salisbury at Christopher Newport, 5 Men’s tennis...
  • Monday's 4/7 local schedule (updated Sunday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s golf Wyoming Cowboy Classic (in Scottsdale, Ariz.; including Old Dominion) Emory Spring Invitational (in Atlanta; including CNU) Marlin Invitational (at Red Wing Lake course in Virginia Beach) Women’s tennis Old Dominion at VCU,...
  • BOGO tickets to Florida Panthers for military and veterans on Friday

    BOGO tickets to Florida Panthers for military and veterans on Friday
    The Florida Panthers are offering a BOGO ticket deal to Friday night's game for Military Appreciation Night. Active-duty, their dependents and veterans are eligible to use a coupon code with military ID to get theĀ  ticket deal when the Panther's take...
  • Oberweis' ill-timed Florida trip lets Truax back in the game

     
    Friday's print column Win or lose Tuesday, state Sen. Jim Oberweis will leave us with an object lesson in how not to campaign with a big lead. A Tribune/WGN-TV poll conducted March 1-5 found Oberweis, of Sugar Grove, with a......