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  • 11:59 p.m. Saturday UPDATE: Multi-sport, multi-tournament high school results and pairings

    Boys basketball Ronald Curry Holiday Tournament (at Boo Williams Sportsplex): R.C. PERKINS DIVISION: Seventh-place game: Warwick 73, Osbourn Park 58 Fifth-place game: Grafton 67, Freedom 65 Third-place game: Denbigh d. Bethel Championship game: Edison 64,...
  • What I found in the sensory-deprivation chamber

    What I found in the sensory-deprivation chamber
    On the second day of the year, I stood naked above the tank of water saturated with Epsom salts, preparing to close myself into total darkness. In less than an hour, I would find myself in a drug-free altered state, feeling my body melt into the...
  • Animal skeletons, high-priced vehicle seized at port

    Animal skeletons, high-priced vehicle seized at port
    Call them port discoveries. Federal agents intercepted dozens of animal skeletons at the port of Baltimore in recent weeks because they "pose a potential threat to the United States poultry industry," according to the Department of Homeland Security....
  • The Great Bull Run expected to draw thousands to drag strip outside Petersburg

    The Great Bull Run expected to draw thousands to drag strip outside Petersburg
    Until now, the most famous Bull Run in Virginia was a bloody Civil War clash fought in Manassas. That's set to change on Saturday, Aug. 24, when the Great Bull Run brings fierce animals and thousands of thrill-seekers to a drag strip just south of...
  • OSHA orders back pay for pilot fired after emergency landing

    OSHA orders back pay for pilot fired after emergency landing
    Charter pilot Martin Campanella said he thought he was doing the right thing when he refused to fly a plane he believed was unsafe. The Forest Hill resident said he was fired after he made an emergency landing with several passengers aboard a 10-seat...
  • An outspoken voice on the importance and meaning of the Civil War

    An outspoken voice on the importance and meaning of the Civil War
    When Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War historian James M. McPherson speaks, a lot of people listen. That's because his award-winning books are not only scholarly in essence-- giving them a widely recognized authority -- but also singularly determined...
  • Caring for outdoor wood furniture

    DEAR TIM: My outdoor wood furniture has weathered to a mottled gray, and there is mildew covering it. My wife has informed me that I must make it look like new. If I do a good enough job, I've been told I can then refinish the kid's playset. What's the...
  • Capt. Thomas L. MacKenzie, naval officer

    Capt. Thomas L. MacKenzie, naval officer
    Capt. Thomas L. MacKenzie, a retired career Navy officer who was a staff member of the House Armed Services Committee, died Sept. 27 at Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Va., of complications from a fall. The Alexandria resident was 65. The son of a...
  • 'Divided & United's' Civil War music bridges eras

    'Divided & United's' Civil War music bridges eras
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Many of the songs on "Divided & United: The Songs of the Civil War" had been long relegated to the dustbins of history before executive producer Randall Poster decided to pair the 19th century...
  • A new book explores the deadly first battle of the Civil War at Big Bethel

    A new book explores the deadly first battle of the Civil War at Big Bethel
    When Confederate and Union forces met at Big Bethel Church in the first land battle of the Civil War, the struggle lasted only four hours. But there was more than enough drama and blood to make the deadly clash of June 10, 1861, historic. All across...
  • 11:59 p.m. Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results, pairings (including complete VHSL football regional matchups)

    Girls volleyball Group 5A South Region quarterfinals: Lee-Davis d. L.C. Bird 3-2. Atlee d. Manchester 3-0. Princess Anne d. Menchville 25-6, 25-10, 25-11. Kellam d. Hickory 25-18, 25-15, 25-19. Group 4A South Region semifinals: Jamestown d. Churchland...