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  • 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...
  • Hon. H. Warren Knight

    Hon. H. Warren Knight
    H. Warren Knight Hon. H. Warren Knight, retired Orange County, CA Superior Court Judge and founder of JAMS, The Resolution Experts, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2012 in Newport Beach, CA from complications from COPD. He was 83 years old....
  • Local colleges ranked among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report

    Local colleges ranked among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report
    Local colleges including William & Mary, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report. The University of Virginia and William & Mary retained their spots as the No. 2 and...
  • Are Networked Teens Healthier?

    Are Networked Teens Healthier?
    With his gaze fixed on a tiny screen, hearing plugged by earbuds and fingers flying, the average teenager may look like a disaster in the making: socially stunted, terminally distracted and looking for trouble. But look beyond the dizzying array of...
  • Robert R. Beezer dies at 83; judge on 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    Robert R. Beezer dies at 83; judge on 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
    Robert R. Beezer, a federal judge on the nation's busiest court for the last 28 years and author of landmark decisions on judicial authority, digital media sharing and capital punishment, has died of lung cancer. He was 83. Beezer's death Friday at a...
  • Elizabeth Edwards dies at 61; wife of Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards

    Elizabeth Edwards dies at 61; wife of Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards
    Elizabeth Edwards, a forceful political wife who became a bestselling author writing about her battle with cancer but whose marriage to Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards unraveled because of his infidelity, died Tuesday. She was 61....
  • William N. Lipscomb dies at 91; won Nobel Prize in chemistry

    William N. Lipscomb, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies that were the first to explain the chemistry of the element boron and, in particular, those exotic combinations of boron and hydrogen called boranes, has died. He was 91....
  • Federal judge, a bystander, among the dead

    Federal judge, a bystander, among the dead
    U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage, appeared to have been an innocent bystander Saturday, but was the target of death threats in 2009 when he emerged as a central figure in Arizona's bitter disputes over...
  • Fran Crippen dies at 26; medal-winning open-water swimmer on U.S. national team

    Fran Crippen dies at 26; medal-winning open-water swimmer on U.S. national team
    Fran Crippen, a medal-winning open-water swimmer on the U.S. national team, died Saturday during a 10-kilometer World Cup race in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. He was 26. Several swimmers returned to the water to search for Crippen after he failed to...
  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Freedom' by Jonathan Franzen

    BOOK REVIEW: 'Freedom' by Jonathan Franzen
    Jonathan Franzen begins his fourth novel, "Freedom," with an extended set piece introducing Walter and Patty Berglund, urban homesteaders who, back in the 1980s, moved to the crumbling core of St. Paul, Minn., and became "the young pioneers of Ramsey...
  • John Kluge dies at 95; founder of Metromedia television empire

    John Kluge dies at 95; founder of Metromedia television empire
    John Kluge, a billionaire entrepreneur and pioneer in independent television-station ownership whose Metromedia Inc. stations formed the basis for News Corp.'s Fox network, has died. He was 95. Kluge died Tuesday at his home in Albemarle County, Va.,...