| Dec 28, 2013
| 9:42 PM
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,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:05 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:51 PM
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....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:07 AM
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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2013
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:44 PM
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...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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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...
| Nov 11, 2013
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.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:08 AM
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...