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  • 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...
  • Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament

    Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament
    A mother-daughter combination from Poquoson sparked their team to first place in their flight as the USTA Virginia 18-and-over district championships continued at Huntington Park, Old Dominion and Christopher Newport. Charo Hunter and her daughter...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jon Waters headed to Lynchburg College as AD

    Jon Waters headed to Lynchburg College as AD
    After 26 years at Christopher Newport University — first as a player, then as a coach, and finally as an administrator — Jon Waters is ready to make a move. Waters was announced Wednesday as the athletic director at Lynchburg College,...
  • Orioles minor league spotlight for July 19

    Triple-A Norfolk IF Ivan De Jesus played all nine innings of the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday and went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the International League's 7-3 win. … RHP Tyler Wilson, who joined the Tides earlier this month, entered...
  • Minor league spotlight for July 6

    Minor league spotlight for July 6
    TRIPLE-A NORFOLK In his Triple-A debut Thursday, RHP Tyler Wilson gave up one run and eight hits in six innings. He struck out four batters and walked four. Wilson was 10-5 with a 3.72 ERA for Double-A Bowie before his promotion. … IF Buck...