| Nov 26, 2010
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Dec 2, 2010
HOUSTON, Texas (Dec. 2, 2010) – Tonight Shell Oil Company (Shell) and Penske Corporation unveiled their 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and IZOD IndyCar Series car line-up along with important driver details for the 2011 season. Officials from both...
| Jul 22, 2010
After a long day of staring at a computer at work, many people relax by staring at a different computer at home. Between spreadsheets and Facebook, our eyes are seeing more pixels than ever before.
If you spend a lot of time in front of a computer,...
| Jul 28, 2010
Dracula used to drain his victims of their blood to steal their life force, but through modern technology, doctors may have found a way to return some of that stolen vitality to their patients.
We know that blood can be used to save lives, but did you...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:00 PM
As you news media consumers know, an earth-shaking event took place last week; big enough to blow the presidential campaign, the pope's travels, the Supreme Court and health care, and even Kate Middleton's latest frock off the magazine covers.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:37 AM
GS Industries of Bassett is expanding its business, creating 35 new jobs in the process. The company in Henry County will produce parts for Kids II, Inc.
“At a time when domestic manufacturing continues to struggle, we’re bucking the...
| May 20, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Today Cargill announced a $2.6 million investment into its oil production facility in Wichita. The expansion will allow the company to produce renewable electrical insulation fluid for power transformers as part of its Industrial Oils and Lubricants...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 7:09 AM
A Lynchburg company is expanding adding 60 new jobs to the city.
Tessy Plastics is spending $4.8 million to expand its facility at the Lynchpin Industrial Center.
Tessy serves the medical disposables market with custom injection molding products.
| May 13, 2009
Ferran Adrià, the internationally acclaimed chef whose El Bulli in Spain is revered as the world's premier outpost of gastronomic inventiveness, has ventured to Italy to learn a more humble art, pizza making. And perhaps not surprisingly, some Italians...
| Jul 22, 2009
John Barry, the unpretentious Midwesterner who made a San Diego product called WD-40 into a national sensation by "breaking all the Harvard Business School rules," died July 3 at a skilled nursing facility in La Jolla of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 84....
| Nov 20, 2009
Jeanne-Claude, whose collaboration with her husband Christo in creating massive environmental works of art such as the 24-mile-long "Running Fence" in California in the 1970s attracted worldwide attention for decades, has died. She was 74.
| Apr 14, 2008
The first thing you notice upon entering the tidy white room is the pervasive smell of formaldehyde.
Then you see four people in lab coats cutting into an enormous, dripping elephant's heart. A few feet away is a table strewed with a human head, feet and...