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  • Less than glorious: the War of 1812

    Less than glorious: the War of 1812
    No one calls the War of 1812 America's finest hour. But it had its moments. Resentful over treatment by the British and determined to enhance national sovereignty, Henry Clay and a small group of "War Hawks" in the Twelfth Congress pushed an unprepared...
  • Sarah Beth Sichina & Zachary David Lumpkins

    Sarah Beth Sichina and Zachary David Lumpkins were married July 2, at Cokesbury Memorial United Methodist Church in Abingdon, followed by a reception at the Richlin Ballroom. The bride is the daughter of Jane Lynne Spicer, of Belcamp, and the late John...
  • PASSINGS: John Randolph Hearst Jr., John R. Opel

    PASSINGS: John Randolph Hearst Jr., John R. Opel
    John Randolph Hearst Jr. Grandson and heir of William Randolph Hearst John Randolph Hearst Jr., 77, a grandson of media titan William Randolph Hearst and heir to the family fortune, died Friday in New York, Hearst Corp. said in a statement. The cause...
  • Sink/Villalobos go on jobs offensive

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Alex Sink has been endorsed by Republican state Sen. Alex Villalobos, and plans to get some mileage out of the Miami lawmaker's backing Tuesday at a capital city workforce center “to discuss the...
  • Former LACMA curator Mary Levkoff wins prize for Hearst book

     
    Mary Levkoff, a curator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and a former curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has won a book prize for her monograph "Hearst the Collector."...
  • Revolutionary, Civil War events on tap in Gloucester this weekend

    Two events in Gloucester for Memorial Day weekend will highlight history, recalling the roles of soldiers in the Revolutionary and Civil wars. On Saturday, reenactors of the 7th Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line commemorate the 236th...
  • William and Mary, Old Dominion key in women's athletics, Title IX timeline

    William and Mary, Old Dominion key in women's athletics, Title IX timeline
    One was a tennis player from Illinois, a man with a well-honed sense of fairness combined with a fierce independent streak. The other was a self-described tomboy from Georgia, a woman whose grace and charm made her crusading spirit all the more effective....
  • Officials plan to continue tornado assessment today

    The National Weather Service confirmed that tornadoes struck Suffolk, Colonial Heights and Brunswick County. Meteorologist Bryan Jackson said the Brunswick County tornado was estimated at 86 to 110 mph, and cut a 300-yard path of destruction....
  • Historic district rules should give buyers pause

    Georgetown and Capitol Hill are known for their lovely homes in some of the region's most popular historic districts. Such districts help protect the character of older neighborhoods, but living in them can pose special concerns. "People are attracted to...
  • Can Denzel Washington climb 'Fences' to Tony Awards?

     
    "Fences" -- the 1987 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner by August Wilson -- opened Monday to rave reviews for its first rialto revival. Two-time Oscar champ Denzel Washington was praised for his performance as Troy, a one-time baseball star turned...
  • Movie Review: Crazy Like a Fox

     
    The indie comedy Crazy Like a Fox had a novel setting – the horse country of Virginia – a cute plot conceit and a script with just enough of a literary bent to attract a couple of name actors – Roger Rees (Cheers) and Mary McDonnell (Dance...
  • Randall Cunningham's 2-year-old son dies in hot tub accident

     
    The 2-year-old son of former NFL star quarterback Randall Cunningham has died in what Las Vegas authorities on Wednesday called an apparent backyard hot tub accident. The Clark County coroner's office identified the child as Christian Cunningham, and said...