| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:38 PM
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, half a world away….
Anne-Lise Gere is over the Atlantic Ocean, flying from Paris to North Carolina. Six months pregnant with her first child, she looks forward to a reunion with her Air Force husband. Then the...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:59 AM
HAMPTON – Fort Monroe's historical significance will help the push for it to attain National Park status U.S. Sen. Mark Warner said on a visit to the post Tuesday.
Warner took a historical tour of Monroe Tuesday morning when he was told about...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Many folks scoff when I suggest academic reputations and rankings will matter if the ACC reconfigures during the current conference musical chairs madness. This is about football and money, not necessarily in that order, they remind.
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:40 PM
VIRGINIA BEACH — NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said Hampton Roads could become a leader in the emerging field of green aviation but he warned the industry won’t blossom overnight.
“It is a possibility, but we’re not there yet,...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Opposition in Virginia to a wage boost for thousands of migrant workers grew Wednesday with several lawmakers saying the increase could kill American jobs.
The rule would bump hourly wages as much as 50 percent for 66,000 foreign workers enrolled in...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 2:04 PM
One industry wants to keep its foreign workers, the other wants to replace them.
That’s how it goes in Virginia, where imported labor does everything from shucking oysters to caring for the elderly.
U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Herb Mesa is a real life success story and an inspiration to anyone who struggles with achieving a healthy lifestyle. He is a restaurant-trained chef, and a self-taught healthy cuisine chef, as well as a certified personal trainer and fitness guru. Herb...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:59 AM
U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, introduced legislation to compel the federal government to open Virginia’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration.
In a joint statement issued Wednesday, the senators said the United...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:42 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama will address Virginia Tech’s graduating class this spring, the White House announced Wednesday.
Obama chose to speak at Tech because she was “inspired by the resilience of the student body and community coming...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 8:39 AM
The ACC should sue the Big 12 for plagiarizing its stranger-than-fiction expansion script.
Professions of affection? Speak-now-or-forever-hold-your-peace intervention from politicians? Schools jilted at the altar?
Been there, done that.
As media such...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Realignment saber rattling and subsequent media hysteria don’t unnerve Jim Weaver and Craig Littlepage. The athletic directors at Virginia Tech and Virginia, they helped chart the ACC’s last two expansions, and they’ve observed from afar...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Here are local reactions to today's U.S. Supreme Court5-4 ruling upholding President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, said he "will continue to support limiting the federal government's reach."
"As this law...