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  • State Election Board to consider if expired ID can be used - (update)

    (Updating) The political temperature over a State Board of Elections' discussion about when voters can use expired photo IDs to show they are entitled to vote is rising. Attorney General Mark Herring believes a proposal to limit the definition of a...
  • Anniversary of 'Battle that saved Washington'

    MONOCACY, Md. — Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War. These rebels could reap...
  • VHSCA All-Star roundup: Highlights from last week's games in Lynchburg

    VHSCA All-Star roundup: Highlights from last week's games in Lynchburg
    Reports from The News & Advance in Lynchburg: Football: Patrick Prosser’s interception rattled the West squad and the linebacker who commanded the East’s defense played another big role for his team as time dwindled for opposing...
  • Bolling calls for redistricting reform

    Bolling calls for redistricting reform
    NEWPORT NEWS — Virginia's badly gerrymandered congressional and legislative districts are poisoning our politics and leading the state toward a Washington-style gridlock, former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling told a small group of Peninsula business...
  • Reader feedback July 27: James Garner, derailment, Hampton school raises

    •Steve, Poquoson: Thanks for the James Garner editorial obituary. It was the only write-up of the many I've seen that came right out and said that Garner's Jim Rockford "was among the greatest of all TV characters." I loved Rockford too, especially...
  • Emails seen as key part of trial over peanut butter deaths

    ATLANTA With a shipping deadline fast approaching, an employee at the Peanut Corporation of America plant in Blakely, Ga., wanted to know what should be done with an order that hadn't been tested for salmonella. The email response from the company's...
  • Staying on track

    The North American energy boom has helped the United States reduce its reliance on foreign markets and become a net oil exporter for the first time since 1995. But it has come at a risk: Trains carrying crude are crashing at an alarming rate, creating...
  • Crusaders roll to 39-7 victory in semi-pro football season opener | Community sports

    Forget about any opening-game jitters. The Virginia Crusaders, two-time defending champs in the Mason-Dixon Football League, played like an unshakable powerhouse in their season-opening 39-7 victory over the Carolina Seminoles on Saturday night at...
  • Star Track: Kyri Washington

    Star Track: Kyri Washington
    Kyri Washington, a Grafton High graduate who plays baseball for Longwood University, is trying to impress scouts in perhaps the nation's best collegiate summer league. Washington, who turned 20 on July 11, is playing in the outfield for the Wareham...
  • Pilots' Alex Close excelling after draft disappointment

    HAMPTON — Alex Close is the first to acknowledge he's not a can't-miss, five-tool, Mike Trout clone. Sabermetricians don't swoon at his numbers, and Major League scouts don't speed-dial the front office after his every at-bat. But Close is a...
  • Friday's Little League roundup: Two wins keep Northampton Senior girls going in state tournament

    Softball: Northampton's Senior team won twice Friday to stay in contention in the state tournament in Kilmarnock. The Hampton squad, which went 1-1 Thursday, began Friday by defeating Mechanicsville 8-2. Jessica Cordner struck out eight in seven innings...