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  • U.Va. capital campaign exceeds $3 billion goal

    U.Va. capital campaign exceeds $3 billion goal
     The University of Virginia's capital campaign has exceeded its $3 billion goal.   The university says in a news release that it received donations from more than 220,000 individuals and corporations.   More than 220,000 individuals and corporations...
  • Legendary Tabb High football coach Charlie Hovis dies at 78

     Legendary Tabb High football coach Charlie Hovis dies at 78
    Hovis, who coached Tabb to three state football titles in 24 seasons, died Saturday morning after battling heart and kidney ailments for several years. He was 78. YORK – Terry Kirby had a lot of coaches during a football career that included...
  • Teel Time: 'Monumental' grant of rights agreement brings stability to ACC

    Teel Time: 'Monumental' grant of rights agreement brings stability to ACC
    ACC commissioner John Swofford was portrayed as a modern-day Nero at the fiddle. The conference’s presidents were mocked for their joint statement of solidarity. No matter what Swofford did or CEOs said, the ACC was on life support. The Big...
  • Poll: Should doctors tell terminally ill patients they're dying?

    Poll: Should doctors tell terminally ill patients they're dying?
    As my colleague Melissa Healy noted Thursday, a British medical journal recently invited doctors who specialize in end-of-life care to debate whether patients should be told that they're terminally ill. Two London-based palliative care doctors argued in...
  • Case against a former UVA lacrosse player will be heard by the state court of Appeals

    Case against a former UVA lacrosse player will be heard by the state court of Appeals
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The case of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his former girlfriend will be heard by the state Court of Appeals. George W. Huguely V is serving a 23-year sentence for the slaying of fellow...
  • James M. Buchanan dies at 93; won Nobel Prize in economics

    James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93. He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to...
  • 1992 Male Athlete of the Year: Kecoughtan's Kurt Jachimowski

    All-American Bethel High School sprinter Janelle Johnson and Kecoughtan's Kurt Jachimowski, the most dominant swimmer in Peninsula District history, were named Daily Press athletes of the year at the annual spring sports banquet Thursday night....
  • In Scouting reports, a pattern of molestation

    The thousands of men expelled from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of molesting children came from all walks of life — teachers and plumbers, doctors and bus drivers, politicians and policemen. They ranged in age from teens to senior citizens...
  • Metallica hopes PSA will help find fan's killer

     
    Metallica released a new PSA video to help the FBI help solve the murder of a 20-year-old college student following a 2009 concert by the heavy metal band in Charlottesville, Virginia....
  • Katie Couric lands Jessica Simpson, Sheryl Crow, Barbra Streisand

     
    The Sept. 10 premiere of Katie Couric's daytime talk show will feature Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow, who performs the show's theme “This Day.” “Katie” will air live at 2 p.m. weekdays on WESH-Channel 2. The talk show will have a...
  • U-46 expert disagrees with others in racial bias trial

     
    An expert in gifted education on Tuesday refuted previous testimony that Elgin-based School District U-46’s programs discriminated against minority students. Carolyn Callahan, a University of …...
  • UCLA and USC tie in national non-athletic ranking

     
    It’s a tie! Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are on the very same berth in the latest rankings of national universities by U.S. News & World Report....