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  • James Davison Hunter to speak at Reformed Seminary on Nov. 3

     
    Dr. James Davison Hunter, distinguished professor of religion, culture, and social theory at the University of Virginia, will speak at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando on Wednesday, Nov. 3 about his new book To Change the World: The Irony,...
  • UVA issues Virginia Quarterly Review audit: No bullying on record

     
    The University of Virginia issued its audit of the Virginia Quarterly Review on Wednesday. The audit, which focused on finances and management issues at the award-winning magazine, was spurred by the suicide of Managing Editor Kevin Morrissey on July 30.....
  • Free study tests students’ creativity

     
    Parents are being invited to find out just how creative their children are. Destination Imagination Illinois, a non-profit organization that promotes creative thinking skills, is …...
  • List of 50 best heart hospitals includes 6 in Florida

     
    Thomson Reuters today released its annual study identifying the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. The study, now in its twelfth year, for the first time singled out 50 hospitals rather than the traditional practice of naming 100...
  • Edgewater jumper Britini Strates commits to Virginia track

     
    Edgewater triple and high jump specialist Britni Strates has committed to the University of Virginia track and field team. She picked Virginia over offers from Wake Forest, William & Mary, Penn State and Auburn. Britni has personal bests of 5-foot-8 in...
  • Galaxy sign forward Adam Cristman from D.C. United

     
    Having lost last season's leading goal scorer Edson Buddle to FC Ingolstadt 04 of the German second division, the Galaxy on Tuesday tried to patch the hole left in its offense by acquiring forward Adam Cristman from D.C. United. Cristman,......
  • Adam Cristman traded to Galaxy from D.C. United

     
    The Galaxy acquired forward Adam Cristman from D.C. United in exchange for its first-round pick in Thursday's MLS draft. The trade was made a day after forward Edson Buddle, who scored 42 goals in 87 regular-season games with the Galaxy,......
  • Absurd `Arnold’s Law’ needs to be terminated

     
    For the purposes of discussion today, let's refer to the statutory requirement that has put in question Rahm Emanuel's candidacy for Chicago mayor as "Arnold's Law." Arnold as in Arnold Schwarzenegger, until recently the governor of California. Clearly,...
  • Marriage and worship in decline, study says

     
    Marriage and church attendance among high school graduates has dropped significantly since the 1970s, according to the annual report from the the University of Virginia's National Marriage Project. People in their first marriages dropped from 73 percent...
  • Tara Thomas seeks to retain her seat as Gloucester Treasurer

     
    Gloucester County Treasurer Tara Thomas has announced plans to retain her seat in this fall's election. Thomas has held the position for 11 years. Thomas touts service to citizens, including expanding the means for making payments to the county, as among....
  • The Science of Attraction

     
    I’m often amused by the studies researchers do in an attempt to quantify the human mating and courtship process. For instance, this year researchers determined: The more financially dependent a woman is, the more she’s attracted to men who are...
  • Hicks announces plans to retain Commonwealth's Attorney seat

     
    Bob Hicks announced this morning his plans to seek re-election as Gloucester County Commonwealth's Attorney. Hicks is running as an Independent in seeking his fifth term. He was first elected in 1994. "I've had the pleasure of helping a lot......