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  • Crowd attacks Ebola center, takes bodies in Liberia

    Crowd attacks Ebola center, takes bodies in Liberia
    A crowd attacked a makeshift Ebola quarantine center in a rundown neighborhood of the Liberian capital, throwing stones and looting equipment and food, witnesses said, and a health worker said patients had been removed from the building. "They came in...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/16 log (updated Saturday AM with many pairings)

    6:30 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tennessee at New Orleans (d.).--NFL Net. 7 a.m.    Golf: Made in Denmark third round (in Farso).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Swansea at Manchester United.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint...
  • Lehigh, Penn State among Top 10 Party Schools

    Syracuse University might be the nation's top party school, but two Pennsylvania schools, Lehigh and Penn State Universities, are also in the top ten. The rankings were revealed Monday by The Princeton Review. "We are disappointed with the Princeton...
  • Industrial sludge from West Point paper mill and Smithfield Foods plant could end up on farmland

    Leftover waste from the RockTenn Co. paper mill in West Point, the Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Isle of Wight and the Tyson Foods poultry processing plant in Hanover County could end up on Central Virginia farmland, The Richmond Times-...
  • Friday's 8/15 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmages) Bruton at Essex, 6 Nansemond River vs. Grafton (at Bailey Field), 6 Potomac vs. Jamestown (at Wanner Stadium), 5 King William vs. Lafayette (at Cooley Field), 5 Poquoson and Washington & Lee at West Point, 5 Smithfield...
  • A zoo in their front yard

    A zoo in their front yard
    The Phan family is used to strangers stopping by their home and taking photos. What, exactly, draws the public's attention? An array of large topiaries — perennial plants — in shapes ranging from giant dragons and deer to elephants and...
  • Inside the BRD: All 10 Bay Rivers District football teams to scrimmage on Friday, see schedule

    All 10 Bay Rivers District football teams will play their first scrimmage games on Friday. Below is the updated schedule for all. BRUTON: At Essex at 6. GRAFTON: vs. Nansemond River at Bailey Field at 6. JAMESTOWN: vs. Potomac at Wanner Stadium at...
  • Tech Q&A: How to access Microsoft email while traveling

    Q: Your article about people being shut out of their Microsoft email while traveling hit home recently. I was at a hotel for a West Point graduation and another hotel in Columbus, Ohio, and couldn't access my Outlook.com email from either place. Is...
  • Obama doctrine put to the test

    WASHINGTON--Even as President Obama continues to insist that there will be no return of American "boots on the ground" in Iraq, stark reality is severely testing what has come to be known as the Obama Doctrine--that the use of U.S. military power has...
  • Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as veterans secretary

    Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as veterans secretary
    President Barack Obama has chosen former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs, a senior Obama administration official said on Sunday. Obama's announcement of...
  • #HRBooks Review: Trials and triumphs at West Point

    #HRBooks Review: Trials and triumphs at West Point
    In 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point admitted its first female cadets. Now, nearly 40 years later, women represent less than one out of every five cadets. In his debut novel, former US Naval Intelligence Officer J.E. Bandy, Jr....