| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a federal appellate court ruled Monday, becoming the second appellate circuit to rule on an issue almost certainly headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
A panel of the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:47 PM
New Virginia Tech president Tim Sands’ assertion last week that the school’s mandatory student fee for athletics is the lowest among state public institutions is not only correct but also understated.
Sands’ comments came during an...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:33 AM
NORFOLK — Tony London told a friend last June that he wanted to get married to his longtime partner.
London, 55, a real estate agent and former Navy sailor, had been dating Tim Bostic, 49, an English professor at Old Dominion University, for 24...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2014 induction class Monday. Inductees are: soccer coach Al Albert (William and Mary), basketball coach and athletic director Don Forsyth (Virginia Wesleyan), former major-league baseball player Wayne...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a number of significant appointments Friday afternoon, naming a new elections commissioner, a new port authority member, four new members on the board of corrections, making the acting inspector general permanent and re-...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The most effective way to reduce the transmission of HIV is its early diagnosis and treatment.
In Hampton Roads, where the incidence is the highest in the state — ahead of both Richmond and Northern Virginia — about four out of five are...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:32 AM
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| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Bees do it. Butterflies do it. Moths do it.
In fact, lots of insects pollinate our flowers and edibles.
That's why National Pollinator Week – June 16-23 – is so important. The week spotlights the significant role that pollinators play in...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:40 PM
Old Dominion lost its top player, Shae Kelley, who announced she will transfer to Minnesota for her final collegiate season, the Virginian-Pilot reported. With the Gophers, she will play for former VCU coach Melanie...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:50 AM
The battle over same-sex marriage in Virginia moved to the appellate level on Tuesday, a significant step for two reasons, one practical and one historical.
It was a Virginia case that led to a 1967 landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...