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  • 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...
  • William & Mary rises to No. 3 on Forbes list of top state colleges

    William & Mary rises to No. 3 on Forbes list of top state colleges
    WILLIAMSBURG — In its seventh annual "America's Top College" list, Forbes.com has listed the College of William and Mary as number three in the category of state-supported schools, according to rankings published Thursday. Overall, Forbes placed...
  • McDonnell trial: Governor's protection unit spied for state police

    McDonnell trial: Governor's protection unit spied for state police
    RICHMOND – Gov. Bob McDonnell's protection unit eavesdropped on him as fellow state police officers went through the lengthy investigation that was eventually turned over to the FBI, according to testimony offered Tuesday during the federal trial...
  • ACC All Access: N.H. forward Jarred Reuter commits to Virginia for 2015 men's basketball recruiting class

    Virginia gained its first - and maybe only - commitment Saturday for its 2015 men's basketball recruiting class from a power forward out of the Northeast. Jarred Reuter, a 6-foot-8, 233-pound senior at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., confirmed...
  • Gallery: Celebrate freedom of expression

    "Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it." - Robert Motherwell While I'm certain our founding fathers didn't plan the signing of the Declaration of Independence to mark the beginning of our country's summer traditions, the...
  • Williams connects dots on McDonnells, says he tried to hide loans

    Williams connects dots on McDonnells, says he tried to hide loans
    RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell connected the dots for prosecutors Thursday, saying he showered the couple with gifts solely because he wanted their help pitching his company. Former Star Scientific CEO...
  • Heart programs at Sentara in Norfolk retain national ranking

    Heart programs at Sentara in Norfolk retain national ranking
    Sentara Norfolk General Hospital ranked in the Top 50 programs nationwide for its Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Ear, Nose, and Throat programs in the latest annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The heart programs have taken national honors for...
  • 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...
  • Tuition costs in Virginia climb after budget impasse

    Tuition costs in Virginia climb after budget impasse
    Tuition jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia. According to Kirsten Nelson, a...
  • Manchester Resident To Spend Two Years As Campus Missionary

    Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. AuYeung, 22, graduated from Manchester High School in 2010. But if you asked him...
  • Virginia settles lawsuit over U.Va. student stopped by ABC agents

    Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring has announced the state is settling a lawsuit over an arrest of a University of Virginia student by ABC agents for $212,500, according to a news release from the attorney general's office. The student, Elizabeth...
  • Study: Left alone with their thoughts, people choose electric shock

    Study: Left alone with their thoughts, people choose electric shock
    "The mind is its own place, and in it self / Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n," John Milton wrote in "Paradise Lost." It seems the English poet was at least half right. In a new study, people who were asked to spend a few...