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  • David Pastore Shoots 65, Leads Conn. Open

    WILTON — Neither slope, speed nor breaks on the green could stop David Pastore in the second round of the Connecticut Open. Pastore needed just one putt on eight consecutive holes and had four straight birdies during that stretch in a 5-under-par...
  • James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, dies at 73
    James S. Brady, the often-irreverent press secretary to President Ronald Reagan who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on his boss in 1981 and who became an enduring symbol of the fight against unfettered access to guns in American...
  • New playwright Kate Sprouse on 'Half Price Cosmos'

    New playwright Kate Sprouse on 'Half Price Cosmos'
    Like many freelance writers, Kate Sprouse often works in coffee shops. And like most Americans, she was horrified when she heard the news about the Boston Marathon bombing—and disturbed when she began overhearing random coffee shop conversations...
  • Powell named VP of finance at CLV

    Carroll Lutheran Village has named Steve Powell as the vice-president of finance to succeed Darrell Duggins, who will retire from full-time employment at the end of June. Powell has served Carroll County government since 1985, most recently as chief of...
  • CLV names Steve Powell VP of Finance

    Carroll Lutheran Village has named Steve Powell as the Vice-President of Finance to succeed Darrell Duggins, who will retire from full-time employment at the end of June. "There were quite a few highly qualified candidates for the position, all of whom...
  • James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
  • Glen Stassen dies at 78; took a biblical approach to peace activism

    Glen Stassen dies at 78; took a biblical approach to peace activism
    Glen Stassen, a Christian ethicist who left a budding career in nuclear physics to study theology and who went on to develop a biblically based framework for peace activism, has died. He was 78. Stassen, the son of former Minnesota Gov. Harold Stassen,...
  • Winters Mill grad and all-time tennis winner at St. Mary's named CAC Scholar-Athlete of Year

    Andrew Gear had two criteria when he was making his college choice four years ago. He wanted to attend a good academic school, and he wanted to be able to play college tennis. "I sent letters to a lot of coaches," said Gear, a 2010 Winters Mill High...
  • 'Cool' kids in middle school struggle in their 20s, study finds

    'Cool' kids in middle school struggle in their 20s, study finds
    The meek kids from middle school shall inherit the earth. Or at least they'll live healthier and more productive lives than their “cooler” peers once they enter adulthood. Researchers studying 13-year-olds found that those who engaged in...
  • Simulator trains autistic teens to drive better

    Simulator trains autistic teens to drive better
    Will the dog run into the road? Is that pedestrian on the sidewalk about to step into the street? In a virtual world, a sophisticated driving simulator at the University of Virginia, autistic teens reacted appropriately to nonhuman cues and hazards, but...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things 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...
  • Living Here: Colleges and universities

    Living Here: Colleges and universities
    No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads. Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. Private. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010. It offers 15 full- and part-time associate and bachelor's...