| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:16 AM
IRS data show Bruce Rauner to be one of the 11,000 richest tax filers in the nation, but most of the millions he made in recent years was taxed at 15 percent — less than half the top federal rate for the wealthy, a review of tax documents released...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:10 PM
WILLIAMSBURG – Cheryl Dickter, a William and Mary professor who specializes in teaching social psychology, describes herself as a "nerd" – and defines that term as someone who spends time "being inquisitive, reading information, and talking...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:45 PM
WILLIAMSBURG - City Manager Jack Tuttle has been selected by the International City/County Management Association, or ICMA, to receive the 2014 Award for Career Excellence in Memory of Mark E. Keane, according to a release.
The award recognizes an...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters.
All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:07 PM
University of North Carolina's academic fraud scandal has turned toward the basketball program with claims made by former star Rashad McCants telling ESPN that he took bogus courses, rarely went to classes and tutors wrote his term papers. McCants said...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
LARRY STONE, The Seattle Times, on SOCCER IN THE U.S.:
The pending arrival of the World Cup has led to the usual quadrennial speculation about whether this year's event will spawn a U.S. soccer boom.
You know, the one that had been periodically...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Some news items from the past week:
Roy Williams, the head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina, was accused by Rashad McCants, a former star player, of encouraging academic fraud.
A few days later, John Calipari signed a seven-year,...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Each spring, as college graduates collect their diplomas and their first student loan payment slips, the Chronicle of Higher Education publishes its list of public university presidents collecting the biggest paychecks. Median salaries were up 5% for...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| May 10, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Their is a set rule in the Scott household: Always, no matter how you feel at that particular moment, say "I love you" at bedtime.
Why? Because life offers no guarantees.
"You don't know if I'm going to wake up tomorrow or not," Eldrie Scott would...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.
Both schools have...