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  • Experienced Lafayette favored to win district title | Bay Rivers District baseball preview

    The race to the top of the Bay Rivers District baseball standings has been crowded the past two seasons. Warhill High has been in the mix both times, tying with York and Grafton for the 2012 title before sharing the district championship with New Kent a...
  • U.S. economy adds 175,000 jobs in February despite harsh weather

    U.S. economy adds 175,000 jobs in February despite harsh weather
    WASHINGTON — Employers churned out more new jobs than expected last month despite snowstorms and bone-chilling weather that kept consumers and workers at home through much of the country. The U.S. economy added a surprisingly robust 175,000 net...
  • February weather cost workers hours, but didn't cost the U.S. jobs

    February weather cost workers hours, but didn't cost the U.S. jobs
    WASHINGTON -- The weather was unusually bad in much of the country last month, so why was Friday's government jobs report surprisingly good? The economy added 175,000 net new jobs in February, up from a revised 129,000 the previous month. The figure...
  • Leno's Most Popular Joke Target: Bill Clinton

    Jay Leno told almost 44,000 jokes as host of "The Tonight Show," and according to a recent study, one out of ten of his quips were about Bill Clinton. The Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University, which tracks late-night humor, said...
  • Jay Leno's top joke targets were Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson

    Jay Leno's top joke targets were Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson
    Jay Leno steps down from his role as host of "The Tonight Show" on Thursday, a position he has held almost continuously since 1992. He has more than 4,600 shows under his belt -- that's a lot of monologue jokes. Bill Clinton was one of the biggest...
  • McAuliffe rolls out more appointments

    The governor's office sent out a list of new appointments this afternoon. Nothing stands out as controversial or particularly newsy, but there are some important positions. Full list pasted from the governor's press release below. Malbon is Hampton...
  • Time for 'information' aka a made-for-TV political pep rally

    Time for 'information' aka a made-for-TV political pep rally
    As undignified as it is unedifying and unnecessary, the vulgar State of the Union circus is again at our throats. The document that the Constitutional Convention sent forth from Philadelphia for ratification in 1787 was just 4,543 words long, but this was...
  • Don't be afraid of love in the workplace

     Don't be afraid of love in the workplace
    Mention love at the office and minds go to tawdry affairs, lines crossed and calls to human resources. People see love as a squishy emotion, one that breeds conflict, a distraction. So it has largely been drummed out of the workplace. That's a shame....
  • Inside the BRD: Jamestown High golf star Trevor Tremps commits to play for George Mason

    Trevor Tremps, the No. 1 golfer on the Jamestown High team that recently won the 2013 4A state championship, has committed to play in college at George Mason University in Fairfax. Tremps, a senior who played on two Jamestown state championship teams in...
  • Arrests a breakthrough in global battle against secretive 'hacktivist' movement

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012. The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
  • U.S. job growth is a meager 74,000 in December

    U.S. job growth is a meager 74,000 in December
    WASHINGTON — A surprisingly poor jobs report Friday put a damper on the increasingly rosy projections for economic growth and cast doubt on whether the Federal Reserve will continue to pull back on its stimulus efforts later this month. After a...
  • Bitcoin campaign donations have regulators scratching heads

    WASHINGTON — On the website for Jim Fulner's U.S. Senate campaign, 34 letters and numbers appear in a string above the "Donate Now!" button. They are the code for his campaign's bitcoin wallet, where holders of the so-called digital currency can...