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  • Portion of freeway in San Diego dedicated to Tuskegee Airmen

     
    A three-mile stretch of Interstate 15 near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego was designated Friday as Tuskegee Airmen Highway to honor the African American pilots and air crew members who served in segregated units during World War......
  • Living Here: Famous people, places and things

    Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things. It's known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
  • In 1800s Williamsburg, 'Cheap Store' made black merchant rich

    In 1800s Williamsburg, 'Cheap Store' made black merchant rich
    Like many other small towns across the rural South, Williamsburg spent most of the late 1800s struggling to recover from the catastrophic effects of the Civil War. Abandoned by many of its residents after Federal troops occupied the area in May 1862,...
  • Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader

    Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader
    In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition." Gomes,...
  • PASSINGS: Jock Smith, Malam Bacai Sanha

    Jock Smith Law partner of Johnnie Cochran Jock Smith, 63, who was a law partner with the late Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while watching television at his home in Montgomery, Ala., said his law partner Sam Cherry....
  • William P. Foster dies at 91; conductor broke racial barriers and revolutionized marching band style

    William P. Foster dies at 91; conductor broke racial barriers and revolutionized marching band style
    At the University of Kansas in the late 1930s, William P. Foster was barred from joining the marching band because he was black. When he graduated in 1941, he aspired to direct a band but the school's dean of music told him "there were no jobs for...
  • Casey Anthony trial: Judge Belvin Perry faces media glare

    Casey Anthony trial: Judge Belvin Perry faces media glare
    As a Casey Anthony hearing broke for lunch Wednesday, Chief Judge Belvin Perry walked across his courtroom and up to a podium facing not the witness stand or the bench, but television cameras. In minutes, Perry went from assessing arcane testimony...
  • Nearly all 11 Florida transfers in past year land at new schools

     
    Since Will Muschamp was hired at Florida, the program has seen 11 players leave. Attrition is common in these situations, and the reason for each departure is different. In some, it was discipline (i.e. Janoris Jenkins). In others, players wanted to be...
  • What President Obama is telling high school graduates this year: 'Being president is a great job'

     
    Democrat Obama tells Memphis' Booker T. Washington grads he's proud of them....
  • People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more

    Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things. Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
  • Dr. Jyl Rubin

    Dr. Jyl Rubin
      ASK A VET SEGMENT: MONDAYS, 8:40 A.M. At Dr. Jyl’s Mobile Vet Connection, Inc., a variety of pets are welcomed and treated like our own. Dr. Jyl treats domestic, farm, and exotic animals. Just a few of these species include: dogs, cats, ferrets,...
  • A midair courtship: Tuskegee's historic love story

    A midair courtship: Tuskegee's historic love story
    Herbert Carter and Mildred Hemmons had no time for dating in the early months of 1942. He was training to become a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the nation's first military program for African-American pilots. She was the bold, daring woman who...